Malaysia is one of the most enchanting holiday destinations in the Fareast. The country has a vibrant atmosphere and thrives on its unrivalled amalgamation of the modern ideas and traditional ethos. As a tourist, there is a lot you can do in the country; here is just a fleeting overview of it all.
The Malaysian cuisine is predominated by seafood and rice. This is the staple food of the locals and there are a number of variations of the same that you can try while you are holidaying in the country. Nasi Lemak (rice dish cooked in coconut milk), Hainanese chicken rice, Wonton Mee (Cantonese noodle dish), fried chicken, fish head curry, chilli crab and black pepper crab are some of the most sought after delicacies in the country. Even for the vegetarians, there are plenty of options, such as soul food, green beans cooked in a typical style, and Chinese Celery.
When it comes to sightseeing, you are going to be spoilt for choice in Malaysia. The world famous PETRONAS towers, one of the tallest buildings in the world, is something you absolutely have to visit. The architectural wonder of the place will leave you mesmerized.
If you are inclined towards nature, you may surely want to visit places such as the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, the Gunung Mulu National Park, the Mount Kinabalu, and Taman Negara Rainforests. You will see how well the flora and fauna of the country are preserved by the people and how tranquil and peaceful these places are.
Islamic Arts Museum, Christ Church Malacca, the Putra Mosque, Penang Hill and Temple, and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple are some of the religious places you may want to visit. The architecture of these temples and mosques is certainly impressive.
Malaysia is a shopper’s heaven and there is no denying the fact that you can have a blast looking for anything you may want to buy. From bags to clothes, watches to shoes, and jewellery to electronic gadgets, you will find anything and everything here. Some of the best places to shop here are the Gurney Drive, the Surya KLCC, and Bukit Bintang.
There are several other things you can do here such as visit the beaches, the botanical parks, the zoo, museums and the Kuala Lumpur city centre which has a lot of fun and excitement in store for people.