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.

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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Jun 20, 2017

Pantai Dasar Sabak, Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Pantai Dasar Sabak near Kota Bharu is where the Japanese began their invasion of Malaya during WWII. Unfortunately coastal erosion has eaten the beach away.

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Jun 20, 2017

Dadah - Improper Drug Usage Is Still A BIg Problem In Malaysia

Dadah means drugs. Here are some statistical breakdowns of drug usage in Malaysia.

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Jun 17, 2017

Jade Museum Kuala Lumpur

Jade Museum Kuala Lumpur is more shop than museum but it does have some exquisite jade pieces on display and plenty of jade jewellery and ornaments for sale.

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Jun 16, 2017

The Signature Tower, Kuala Lumpur

The 106 storey Signature Tower at Tun Razak Exchange in KL is starting to take shape. When it is finished it will be as tall as Petronas Towers.

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Jun 12, 2017

Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC)

The Malaysia Tourism Centre in Jalan Ampang, KL is a landmark heritage building and a good place to obtain tourist information on Malaysia.

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Jun 12, 2017

Malacca’s Cycle Rickshaws

It is sad but inevitable that cycle rickshaws, as a means of public transport, are facing extinction in Asia.

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Jun 12, 2017

Consumer Price Index Malaysia

Here is some Malaysia Traveller Trivia about the consumer price index in Malaysia.

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Jun 11, 2017

9-1 Martyrs Memorial at Xiao En Memorial Park, Nilai

The 9-1 Martyrs Memorial at Nilai commemorates 18 MPAJA Communists killed in a Japanese ambush on 1 Sep 1942. Read background information here.

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Jun 07, 2017

Kwong Tong Cemetery Kuala Lumpur (Heritage Park)

Kwong Tong Cemetery Kuala Lumpur is one of the oldest and largest Chinese cemetery in KL. There are some historic graves and monuments here.

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Jun 04, 2017

Top 10 Hiking Trails Near KL - Best Hikes In & Around Kuala Lumpur

Here are my favourite Top 10 Hiking Trails Near KL with detailed reviews, location maps, photos and tips. Experience the jungle close to the city.

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May 23, 2017

Hiking Bukit Besi Alam Damai at Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Besi Alam Damai is a great place for a short but energetic hike within KL city limits and you can enjoy great views of the KL skyline.

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May 17, 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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May 15, 2017

MATRADE Trade Museum - Kuala Lumpur

MATRADE Trade Museum showcases the early development of trade in south east Asia and the trading activities of modern Malaysia. Read details here.

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May 10, 2017

Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens - Taman Botani Perdana

Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens can be found in the heart of KL and contain many of the city's top tourist attractions including the KL Bird Park, the Butterfly Park, Orchid and Botanical Gardens.

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May 10, 2017

Malaysia Cartoon and Comic House, Taman Botani Perdana, Kuala Lumpur

Fans of cartoons will love Malaysia Cartoon and Comic House where original comic book art is displayed and your guide might be one of the artists.

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May 08, 2017

Semenyih Eco Venture Resort - Selangor, Malaysia

Visit Semenyih Eco Venture Resort to try a range of fun outdoor activities. You can even stay overnight in a converted container or a quirky tube.

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May 06, 2017

Xiamen University Malaysia

Xiamen University Malaysia is the first campus of a Chinese university to be established in Malaysia. Here are some pictures of the almost complete campus.

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May 06, 2017

Putrajaya Challenge Park - Asia's Best Extreme Park Facilities

Putrajaya Challenge Park contains a massive indoor rock climbing complex, a skate park for skateboards, BMX and inline, and challenging mountain bike trails.

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May 04, 2017

Sungai Tekala Recreational Forest

Sungai Tekala is a popular place near KL to enjoy bathing in a clear, cool river with cascades amid pristine rain forest. Video, map and details here.

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