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Malaysia, divided in half by the South China Sea is like two countries in one – the multi-cultural Peninsular Malaysia ﬂaunting Malay, Chinese and Indian inﬂuences and Borneo hosting the wilderness thriving with orangutans, granite peaks and remote tribes. Travelers can enjoy modern, space-age high-rise towers of Kuala Lumpur to the smiling longhouse villages of Sarawak. Guests can head to Pulau Langkawi to splash out on the luxury resorts while Penang shows the colonial traces in Georgetown. Tea plantations offer a magnificent view and pleasant strolls in the cool highlands are the best way to enjoy nature.
Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage is evident in their food as the Peninsular Malaysia offers the best assortment of cuisines in the world. There’s the Chinese-Malay ‘Nonya’ fare; the spicy and flavorful Indian curries, Chinese delectable buﬀets, Malay food stalls and even the international Western food. Malaysia’s beauty and uniqueness lie in the fusion of all such influences, be it in food, traditions and places of interests.
Most tourists explore Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, the main shopping and nightlife district of the city. Shoppers will be thrilled with the shopping area of Bukit Bintang, the luxury hotels on Jalan Sultan Ismail, the entertainment street of Jalan P. Ramlee and the entire Kuala Lumpur City Centre where Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC shopping centre, KLCC Convention Centre and the KLCC Park are all found. Getting around these areas in Malaysia is easy because of an excellent public transport system comprised of train service, metered taxis and bus service.