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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

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CNY Reunion Dinner

Festivals / Specials | Chinese
CNY Reunion Dinner, steam boat style reunion dinner
steam boat style reunion dinner
The Chinese New Year reunion dinners held on the eve of Chinese New Year (the first day of the celebration). It is the most important meal as the whole family comes together preparing and eating the meal
CNY Reunion Dinner, abalone, mushrooms
abalone, mushrooms
items for steam boat


CNY Reunion Dinner, prawns, crab sticks
prawns, crab sticks
items for steam boat






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CNY Reunion Dinner

Festivals / Specials | Chinese
The Chinese New Year reunion dinners held on the eve of Chinese New Year (the first day of the celebration). It is the most important meal as the whole family comes together preparing and eating the meal
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Mamak Stalls / Restaurants

restaurant type | Indian, Mamak
Mamak stalls are restaurants in Malaysia run by Muslim Indians.
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