The Malaysia Traveller Blog

This website is different from many other travel websites because I will only write about places that I have personally visited and tried out myself.

That means I have to be constantly travelling around this beautiful country of Malaysia, scouring every corner for hidden travel gems.

It's a tough job but somebody has to do it!

Whatever I discover I will let you know by expanding this website. Stay informed by reading this blog for updates.

Aug 17, 2017

Geology Museum Ipoh, Perak

Geology Museum Ipoh is one of Malaysia’s better museums with interesting displays providing in-depth information on various aspects of geology.

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Aug 16, 2017

Wat Puthanimittam - Thai Buddhist Temple in Ipoh, Perak

Wat Puthanimittam is a Thai Buddhist Temple at Taman Kemuncak, a quiet residential area of Ipoh, at the foot of a karst limestone hill.

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Aug 13, 2017

Selangor Culture Cove - Batu Caves

Organised tours to Batu Caves often stop-off at Selangor Culture Cove for a quick and touristy sampling of Malaysian culture and souvenir shopping.

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Aug 13, 2017

Batu Caves - One of Malaysia's Top Tourist Attractions

Why spend USD50 on a half-day tour of Batu Caves when you can easily go by yourself for just USD5, including lunch!

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Aug 12, 2017

Melaka River Cruise - Route, Ticket Prices, Location

The Melaka River Cruise is definitely one of Melaka's top attractions. A comfortable and inexpensive way to see the sights.

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Aug 10, 2017

Luang Prabang Attractions

Luang Prabang is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here are some of the Luang Prabang attractions that you could expect to see on a two or three day visit.

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Aug 08, 2017

Yutoku Inari Shrine - Saga Prefecture

Yutoku Inari Shrine is built on stilts on a hillside, similar to Kyoto’s Kiyomizu Temple but far less touristy. It makes a nice day trip from Fukuoka.

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Aug 06, 2017

KL Hop-On Hop-Off - Double Decker Tour of Kuala Lumpur

KL Hop-On Hop-Off open top buses are a convenient way to see the famous landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. Find the details and route map here.

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Aug 03, 2017

Pak Ou Caves near Luang Prabang, Laos

Take a relaxing boat ride on the Mekong River to Pak Ou Caves, a popular half-day trip destination from Luang Prabang. Find details here.

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Aug 02, 2017

Top Nagasaki Attractions - How to Spend a Day in Nagasaki

Nagasaki is one of Japan’s most interesting and historic cities. Here are some Nagasaki attractions that I visited on a recent day trip.

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Aug 01, 2017

Selangor Islamic Arts Garden Complex - Shah Alam

Selangor Islamic Arts Garden Complex contains exhibitions on Islamic calligraphy, architecture and the journey of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Jul 30, 2017

Ruins of Ermida de Rosario - Melaka

The ruins of Ermida de Rosario are in a sorry state. This former Portuguese chapel has an interesting past but there is not much left to see nowadays.

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Jul 27, 2017

Top Laos Attractions

Laos is one of the most unspoilt countries in Southeast Asia. Here are some of the Top Laos Attractions.

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Jul 27, 2017

Kuang Si Waterfall & Bear Rescue Centre

Spectacular Kuang Si Waterfall is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Luang Prabang, Laos. The Bear Rescue Centre is also located here.

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Jul 25, 2017

JR Kyushu Rail Pass - Northern Kyushu Area

How to get a JR Kyushu Rail Pass from Malaysia and some tips on how to get best value and where to visit with your Northern Kyushu Area Rail Pass.

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Jul 23, 2017

Jadi Batek Gallery - Kuala Lumpur

At Jadi Batek Gallery you can learn how batik is made and even make your own design. Also a great place to buy batik items and other Malaysian souvenirs.

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Jul 22, 2017

Nanzoin Temple & World’s Largest Bronze Reclining Buddha Statue

Nanzoin Temple is a great place to visit, a short train ride from Fukuoka. It has a huge reclining Buddha and other statues and shrines amid scenic hills.

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Jul 21, 2017

Nitama The Cat Stationmaster - Wakayama Electric Railway

Kishi station on the Wakayama Electric Railway has a cat stationmaster called Nitama which draws in visitors from around the globe. Read how to get there.

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Jul 20, 2017

Malaysia Events Calendar 2017 - Major Events & Festivals

See this Malaysia Events Calendar 2017 to find out what's going on in Kuala Lumpur and elsewhere in Malaysia month by month.

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Jun 20, 2017

Malaysia Beaches and Islands

Malaysia's beaches and islands are among the world's best. Find out their locations on our interactive map listing 97 of Malaysia's top beaches.

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