Malaysia

Desserts and sweets In Malaysia

Traditional sweets and desserts in Malaysia, as well as in Thailand, are sometimes far from what we are used to. Expectations do not always match reality. How do you like, for example, coconut ice cream with corn or red beans? So Asian desserts are suitable only for real gourmets and hunters for exotic tastes. You can try the […]

Colorful Festivals in Malaysia

If you are an adventurous person in search of interesting places and want to enjoy local traditions during your trip to the southeast, head to Malaysia for one of the many festivals. There are many festivals in Malaysia, which can be both religious and traditional, held from year to year in this country. Malays, Indians and Chinese […]

Malaysian Sweets

Malaysian sweets, or they are called “Kuei” or “Kui”, are very peculiar in appearance and taste. Most of them are made from rice flour with added palm sugar, agar-agar, coconut, etc. Sweets come in literally every color of the rainbow (including green and blue). Desserts are most often steamed, sometimes deep-fried and baked. Today I will take a […]

Petronas Twin Towers

Locality: Kuala Lumpur Construction start 1992 / opening date: 1998 Original name: Petronas Twin Towers, Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers are the main attraction of the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. In 1998 – at the time of completion of construction, the skyscraper was the tallest building in the world. Since then, tourists from all over the world […]

Sandakan

The Malaysian city of Sandakan is located in the northeast of the island of Kalimantan. It is the center of the Sabah region. The city is home to over 500,000 people. Sandakan often referred to as the “gateway to nature” of Borneo. There are no ancient historical monuments, but sights are still present. Visit the Church of All Angels […]

Pangkor Island

The once small island of Pangkor was very popular with traders, fishermen and even pirates who scurried in the waters of the Strait of Malacca, however, today it has turned into a real beach resort. At first glance, it may seem that Pangkor is another paradise island with good hotels, white beaches and all the attributes […]

Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, formerly called Jesselton, is the capital and largest city in the state of Sabah. It is located on the northwestern coast of the famous island of Borneo, at the foot of the high Mount Kinabalu. During the Second World War, the city was destroyed twice, and was rebuilt only in 1967. Its modern appearance is […]

Johor Bahru

General information There are hotels in Johor Bahru where you can go to the duty-free shops. The city has a ferry terminal (from there ferries go to the Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan) on Jalan-Ibrahim-Sultan Street. In addition to restaurants and malls, visitors can visit the expansive market, and near the Lido Waterfront outdoor swimming pool, the […]

Redang Island

The most beautiful island of Redang, which is located 45 km from the Malacca Peninsula, is recognized as one of the best resorts in Malaysia. It is believed that the first settlers of the island were the Bugis people from Indonesia, now many of their descendants still live here and work in the tourism industry. It is […]

Malacca

Urban area “St. Paul’s Hill” The most prominent and famous building overlooking Holland Square is the Stadthuys , dating from around 1650. It was originally the official residence of Dutch governors and officials. Since 1980, the building has housed the Historical, Ethnographic and Literary Museum, where you can get acquainted with the colonial and Malay past of the […]

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