Faces of
Malaysia
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.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Serai Inn & Hostel

address: 2nd Floor, 62 Jalan Hang Lekiu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50100
Hostel near Pudu Sentral bus terminal and Chinatown area
phone: (+603) 20704728
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Double - RM74
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Quadruple - RM120
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HOSTELS
in Kuala Lumpur
Fernloft KL @ Chinatown
Hostel near Central Market and Chinatown, branch of Fernloft group of hostels Singapore
Moon Eleven LCCT
Small homestay-type-of guesthouse / hostel in Sepang, convenient if you have an overnight stopover at LCCT and don't want to travel all the way to KL
Things to do & see
Kampung Baru
Oldest malay residential area in KL with still authentic traditional Malay wooden houses and the the backdrop of the close-by downtown skyline ... more
Lake Gardens
Big park near the old colonial center and Chinatown area. It includes National Mosque, Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Islamic Arts Museum, National Museum, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Tasik Perdana (Premier Lake). ... more