Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Curve / Ikea / Ikano Power Center

address: The Curve, No 6, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia - Tel: +6 03 7710 6868
the-curve-the-street-mutiara-damansara-petaling-jaya.jpg, Another huge shopping complex in Petaling Jaya (Mutiara Damansara). It includes the malls The Curve and Ikano Power Center plus adjacent Ikea and Tesco that are all interconnected.
The Street of The Curve Shopping Mall (view towards Cineleisure Damansara)
photo by Panoramio user jonhooi
Another huge shopping complex in Petaling Jaya (Mutiara Damansara). It includes the malls The Curve and Ikano Power Center plus adjacent Ikea and Tesco that are all interconnected.

The Curve is only 5min away from the 1 Utama shopping centre, another giant shopping mall. The Curve’s unique feature is an outdoor area with restaurants (and occosional street markets) called "The Street". Across the road from the Curve is the Ikano Shopping Centre (another shopping mall) and the Ikea home furniture store.

Links:

The Curve (official website)
Ikea Malaysia


How to get to the Curve
Kelana Jaya LRT
Free shuttle bus to Ikano Power Centre from Kelana Jaya LRT station. However, it only runs about every hour.

From and To Bukit Bintang
The Curve offer a free bus / coach service from and to The Royal Bintang Hotel at Jalan Bukit Bintang in KL city center (Bukit Bintang). The ride takes about 45min to 1h. The bus departs from the Western Coutyard of the The Curve
Time table:

10am
10.45am
11.45am
3pm
4pm
4.40pm
8pm
9pm
depart from The Curve
arrive and depart from Royal Bintang Hotel
arrive at The Curve
depart from The Curve
arrive and depart from Royal Bintang Hotel
arrive at The Curve
depart from The Curve
arrive at Royal Bintang Hotel

 

Public Bus
U88 Bus from Central Market
U89 bus from Kelana Jaya LRT station

Cineleisure Damansara
Multiplex cinema complex




Cineleasure and The Curve

Floor Plan
floor plan of The Curve (ground floor with The Street) - click to open PDF


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