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A Travel Guide to Malaysia

A travel guide to the best of Malaysia – with detailed information about Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands, Sabah, Tioman, and more.
  1. Events & Festivals (11)
  2. Malaysia Hotels (44)
  3. Malaysian Culture & People (20)
  4. Top Destinations (100)

Malaysia Travel Guide
Travelers considering a visit to Malaysia should read this travel guide first - find out about the country's culture, transportation, entry requirements, weather, safety, and top places to visit

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Malaysia
Malaysia has it all: whether you're after culture or food or close shaves with nature, this Southeast Asian country offers a series of adventures suitable for travelers covering a wide range of budgets and expectations. Check out this top ten list of Malaysia experiences worth trying.

Malaysia Profile
Basic facts and map of Malaysia, from the CIA World Factbook.

Malaysia Travel Information
Vital information for first-time travelers to Malaysia: all about the nation’s visa requirements, currency, safety situation, climate, getting in, and getting around. Read this before making your trip.

Money in Malaysia
Malaysia's official currency is the ringgit. This article explains how to use the ringgit and gives information about changing your foreign currency in Malaysia, tipping, and using credit cards while traveling in Malaysia.

Weather in Malaysia
Malaysia has a tropical climate, with very warm days and fairly cool nights. In Kuala Lumpur, average daytime temperature year-round is 82°F (27°C). Read the full article to see more details on Malaysia’s weather. Includes information on recommended clothing and links to local weather conditions in cities throughout Malaysia, including Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, and Cameron Highlands.

Using Maxis' Hotlink GSM Prepaid SIM Card in Malaysia
A review of Maxis' Hotlink Prepaid SIM card: low-cost IDD and speedy surfing for smartphone-bearing travelers in Malaysia

Malaysia Currency
All about the ringgit (MYR), legal tender in Kuala Lumpur and the rest of Malaysia.

Guide to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's Low Cost Carrier Terminal
The Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) was built to service low-cost carriers flying into Malaysia. Find out all about traveling to this budget airline hub in Malaysia - facilities, dining, transportation, and nearby hotel options included.

An Introduction to the Rafflesia Flower
The rafflesia flower is the world's heaviest and most interesting. Learn facts about the rafflesia flower, where to find it, and the future of the rafflesia flower.

Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson's disappearance in the Cameron Highlands is one of the great unsolved mysteries. Read about Jim Thompson and then you decide!

Official Malaysia Tourism Site
Incredibly detailed website showing everything the visitor could possibly want to know about Malaysia. An effective showcase of the best that Malaysia has to offer.

Nature Escapes - Kuala Lumpur
A travel info page chronicling nature getaways near Kuala Lumpur. The site is pitched to KL residents and visitors who want to escape the capital's concrete jungle and rediscover the jungle and wildlife that can be explored a few hours away.

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