Traveling to Malaysia

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If you have not been to Malaysia yet, your international travel schedule is rather incomplete. Malaysia is a mix of many cultures and attractions. You will find Malays, Chinese, Indians and many other communities here. Many tourists find this place a land of extremes as it has both the skyscrapers and the country life working in harmony. If you are looking for an island holiday, Malaysia is the place for you.

Let me guide you on the attractions in Malaysia so you can make the most of it. Malaysia comprises of peninsular Malaysia and the states of Sabah and Sarawak. All these are interesting places in themselves. International travel cannot be complete without taking a quick tour if not a long vacation.

Resort in MalaysiaYou can plan a tour of the Islands and the beaches or opt to just chill out at one of the beach resort. Malaysia also has a variety of national parks that can be a sight to watch. Of course you may not be able to do all this in a short span. But that’s the fun of international travel isn’t it? Get away from home and do something different. Right?

Malaysia’s beaches will mesmerize you in every way. If you are short of time, make sure you visit Langkawi and Palao Tioman. The traditional villages of coastal Malaysia, known as Kelongs, are very well cultured Malay people who will make this part of your international travel a special one.

On the other hand, the hill resorts of Malaysia will add another flavor to your international travel experience. Genting Highlands, Fraser’s Hills, Cameron Highlands and Bukit Larut. Bukit Larut is Malaysia’s oldest hill station. It is not as developed as Getting Highlands but poses a perfect getaway for peace and ‘silence’ lovers.


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Genting Highlands on the other hand, is a well developed tourism destination. It has the mix of luxurious surroundings, casinos and a well defined nightlife. In fact it is the nightlife that draws a lot of Malaysians to this weekend getaway. Fraser hill boasts of a cool paradise like environment with a lot of greenery. The Jungle trails, waterfalls and the numerous opportunities for bird watchers registers a pleasant memory superior to any form of international travel. Fraser’s Hill provides accommodation at different levels to suit various budget levels of visitors.

Cameron Highlands has plenty of vegetation in the sense that one can see cabbages, tomatoes, lettuce and green peppers grown in plenty. It is often referred to as the Green Bowl of Malaysia as it exports a variety of vegetation to other parts of Malaysia and Singapore. Add another page to your list of international travel, as this place gives you a glimpse of the colonial era. Don’t forget to visit the Ringlet and Tana Rata as these are quite interesting places. The drive up to Cameron Highlands is very refreshing. Stopby at the waterfall and take a peek at the natural beauty around you before you proceed. The cool climate will relax your body and mind instantly.