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.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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Betel Box

address: The Betel Box Backpacker Hostel, 200 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427471 - Telephone: (65) 6247 7340
Betel-Box-Hostel-Singapore-House.jpg, Backpacker Hostel in a traditional shophouse in the historical  Joo Chiat Road / Katong with a Peranakan restaurant downstairs. Betel Box also offers tours, including the famous Food Walk
Backpacker Hostel in a traditional shophouse in the historical Joo Chiat Road / Katong with a Peranakan restaurant downstairs. Betel Box also offers tours, including the famous Food Walk
phone: (65) 6247 7340
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Mixed Dorm: S$20
Female Dorm: S$22
Double: S$80



Joo Chiat Road
view down Joo Chiat Road in the Katong district, the road where Betel Box is located


communal kitchen
communal kitchen


lounge
the lounge


tv area
tv area


computer area
computer area


Betel Box Bistro
Betel Box Bistro, the Peranakan restaurant downstairs

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Betel Box Backpacker Hostel & Tours, Singapore

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