Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a country that shares its borders with Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei. It is also connected to Singapore with a causeway and a bridge. This nation is all about beautiful beaches, ancient rainforests, bustling modern cities and quaint Kampung (villages). Malaysia supports a diverse population of Malay Muslims, Indian Hindus & Muslims, Chinese mixed with native Malays. The diverse population has largely influenced the colourful culture (and cuisine) of Malaysia today.
The capital of this tropical paradise, Kuala Lumpur is a popular Southeast Asian city. Home to tall skyscrapers, colonial buildings and bustling markets, Kuala Lumpur represents the speedy growth of this developing country. The iconic Petronas Twin towers in Kuala Lumpur are the world’s tallest twin towers. Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands in the Malay Peninsula, is famed for its beaches and resorts and water sports. One must certainly experience a ride in the Langkawi Cable Car that gives you panoramic views of the island. Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the Malaysian state of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu is known for its colourful coral reefs and laid-back beaches of which Tanjung Aru is the most popular amongst the tourists. Penang Island is another top tourist attraction in Malaysia. Its capital George Town has a charming colonial feel to it. The best time to visit this tropical nation is anytime between December to February and June to September.
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