Malaysia Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in Malaysia.

The Travelista Awards 2019: Best Hotels in Malaysia.

Our hotel review team is currently working their way through Malaysia and will report back soon with a comprehensive list of the top hotels for your trip.

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Best Places to Visit in Malaysia.

If you are planning a visit to Malaysia any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Exploring Malacca: A Nyonya Town

While I have visited Malaysia several times, I have never truly seen the beauty of Malacca until this trip. The quaint city of Malacca has often been overlooked in comparison to the overwhelming [...]

Kuala Lumpur: A City of Diversity

Malaysia is a unique country with an interesting blend of cultures and beautiful landscapes.  Although I only spent four days in the fascinating city of Kuala Lumpur, I now have to consider this [...]

Desaru: Discovering Surfing in Malaysia

Malaysia is a tropical climate country that does not have four seasons, but it has sunny days and rainy days throughout the year. During the Northeast Monsoon season, the sea will be raging and [...]

Malaysia: Berkelah Waterfall, Pahang

This place is situated in the state of Pahang and third largest state in Malaysia. There are many places that are worth visiting. Remember to take your time to appreciate the smaller things in [...]

Bukit Gasing: Nature in the City

Why Bukit Gasing? Where to Park? Cars line the roadside as far as our eyes can see. It’s 8am (late by the average hiker’s standard) on a public holiday, so we abandon hopes of a convenient [...]


Gunung Stong – Kelantan’s towering mountain.   Gunung Stong (Stong Mountain) is located in Dabong, Kelantan. It measures up to a whopping height of 1421 metres from sea level. [...]

My trip to Kuala Lumpur

Aug 2016 Making of the travel plan First things first, I love to travel. I dream about travelling all the time. There were so many obstacles in my way when I was planning this trip. When I [...]

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur, Petronas Twin Towers and Menara Tower. Bird’s-eye view or the best places to feel himself “Big man”! Why better to forget about the trip to Kuala Lumpur? [...]

Meet the Orang-Utans in Kuching

Kuching is the main city of Sarawak, one of the two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo. It is a very laid-back, peaceful, attractive city. So attractive that the people there always say, [...]

30 Days in Malaysia for $410

Have you ever felt so much thirst for something you’ve never even had before? Well, I had. It was April 2016 when Cebu Pacific Air offered a promo for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, pricing their [...]

Kota Kinabalu: The Small Big City

A bit about Kota Kinabalu “What is there even to do in KK at night?” I was asked many times by fellow Sabahans when I was studying in a college Kuala Lumpur in the late 90s. I was 18 then. Since [...]

Penang: Food Heaven of Malaysia

  Penang is one of the Malaysian state that is located northwest of Malaysia. Penang consists of two areas which are the island and the mainland that is attached to Malaysia Peninsula. For [...]

Malaysian Borneo: Amidst Nature

It is very easy to get overwhelmed by the endless pit stops the Malaysian Borneo has to offer. From the regal Mt. Kinabalu, to the lush forests, and the dense deep blue sea, this place will [...]

Negeri Sembilan: Where On Earth Is That?

When mentioning Malaysia, tourists usually only have heard about Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Malacca, Langkawi, Penang, Johor Bahru, Sabah, and Sarawak. There are 14 states in Malaysia. I came from [...]

Malaysia: Best Cafes in Miri, Sarawak

Miri, Sarawak has been my home for nearly two years now, and initially my major grievance with this place was that there were no decent cafes around for me to get a good cup of Joe and some nice [...]

Johor Bahru, Growing City

Johor Bahru also known as JB, is the capital state of Johor in Southern Peninsular Malaysia. Once known as the “cowboy town”, is now a leading state in Malaysia, thanks to the current [...]

Penang : Ultimate Coconut Guide

Go Coconut Hunting in Penang Like a True Local. Where to go COCO in Penang like a “loco” Penang Island, Malaysia is known for its rich heritage and of course, the myriad of food [...]

Malaysia: Six days in Kota Kinabalu

  When you’re on the road, it’s so easy to get caught up in wanting to see as much as possible in a short space of time. I am guilty of doing this, and tend to move a pretty fast pace. After [...]

Cafehopping in Kuala Lumpur

Your arrival at Malaysia’s highly acclaimed Kuala Lumpur International Airport will just be the preview and beginning of your escapades in this developing country. Known to be a Muslim [...]

Malaysia: The Capital City

As an eager and curious 18 year old, my first travel destination post high school did not disappoint. Malaysia was definitely a fascinating place to kick-start my travels – its capital city [...]