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.
A quick guide to Malaysian Vehicle Registration Plates. How to tell in which State the vehicle was registered.
Here are images and facts about the State Flags of Malaysia.
Lorry (lori in Bahasa) is the term used in Malaysia for road transport vehicles. Here is some trivia.
Here is some Malaysia Traveller Trivia about Indonesian
Here is some trivia about Istana Negara.
Here are some facts about the National Principles of Malaysia.
The national bird of Malaysia is generally recognised as the Rhinoceros Hornbill (buceros hornbill).
Phillumeny is the niche hobby of collecting vintage matchbox labels and other match-related items. Here are some examples from Malaysia.
Here are some examples of Malaysian vintage hotel luggage labels.
Find out if you need a visa and how long you can stay to comply with Malaysia Visa Requirements
Malaysia's World Happiness Ranking is not as high as it should be. Find out more.
Here is some trivia concerning Guinness In Malaysia.
If all goes well, Putrajaya Floria, Malaysia's premier flower and garden festival, is set to return in 2022 after two years of cancellation due to Covid-19.
The story of how Labuan came to be renamed Maeda-shima.
Here is some trivia concerning the kris of Malaysia.
Here is some trivia concerning Kaki Lima in Malaysia.
Here is some trivia concerning urbanisation in Malaysia.
Here is a selection of quirky buildings In Malaysia which you might find interesting.
Where is the best place to live in Malaysia for retirees? Here are my Five Best Retirement Places In Malaysia.
Read tips about Water Quality and Water Filters in Malaysia from a British water filter manufacturer.
See this 19th century Malayan Black Magic charm intended to curse its recipient with a fatal illness.
Where are the best places to spot Malaysian Wildlife in the wild? Based on my experience, here are some suggestions.
KL's Little India district is worth visiting to experience a different side to the city.
Before you visit Masjid Jamek read some of its interesting history and visitor information.
The Malaysian National Monument is an emotive bronze statue overlooking the Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens honouring those who died during the Malayan Emergency and other wars.
Petaling Street in KL's Chinatown district is must-visit street market for tourists looking for bargains.
See photos from inside the Sultan Abdul Samad Building along with historical facts and vintage pictures.
There's a lot of bamboo in Malaysia but it is not used to its full potential.
Bamboo Chicks are those rolling bamboo blinds that are an essential accessory to the classic shophouse. See some examples here.
Bank Kerapu is a small WWII museum located in a former bank building in Kelantan. Worth a quick visit.Bank
Wonderfood Museum is a great place to see and photograph larger-than-life replicas of Malaysia's national obsession - food, in all its varied and delicious forms.
Wat Machimmaram in Tumpat, Kelantan is an impressive Thai Buddhist Temple with a giant seated Buddha statue. See review, photos and location details here.
Villa Sentosa Melaka is the place to visit if you want to see what life is like inside a traditional Malay house and the actual owners may give you a tour around.
Visit Teochew Puppet And Opera House and support the intangible cultural heritage of George Town.
Take this hike to the waterfall at Templer Park for a true jungle experience within easy reach of Kuala Lumpur. See location map, video, photos and details here.
Sungai Menyala Edu Ecotourism Centre is a forest reserve with some virgin rainforest, some of the tallest trees in Malaysia, a museum and excellent accommodation faciliites.
Redang Island beaches are some of the best in Malaysia. Read my review and travel advice here.
Princes Hotel Kuala Lumpur was a hotel 100 years ago. Read how I managed to locate the building.
The Penang Sun Yat Sen Centre commemorates the contributions made by Chinese national hero Dr Sun Yat-Sen (1866 - 1925) and his Overseas Chinese supporters.
Planning a trip to Niah Caves? Read this guide first on what to expect, location, opening hours, ticket price and practical tips.
Menara Lama Surau Tengkera is a pagoda-shaped minaret built in 1728. See photos, map and location details here.
The Malim Nawar Chimney is all that remains of a WW2 Japanese carbide factory near Kampar, Perak. See details, photo and map here.
Macau Gallery Melaka (also spelt Macao Gallery Melaka) is a showcase for promoting Macau as a tourist destination. Read review, location and details here.
Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi is a magnificent clan house and a popular tourist attraction in George Town's historic centre. See location, opening hours and ticket price here.
Kukup Fishing Village is a quaint fishing community amid the mangrove coast of Johor. Popular with weekenders and seafood lovers.
Take my self-guided Kuala Kangsar Heritage Trail to view the highlights of Kuala Kangsar, Perak's royal town. Free map and details here.
Kellie's Castle is a fitting reminder of the rags-to-riches tale of Scottish planter William Kellie Smith, a man whose life, like the castle, was ended before fruition.
Kampung Orang Asli Bukit Kepong has to be one of the most beautiful villages in Malaysia. Cultural activities, food and accommodation can be arranged for visitors.
At Justice Museum Putrajaya you can learn how Malaysia’s legal system developed, see a mock up of a court room, see wigs, costumes and much more.
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