We would like to say thanks to our friends and partners:
Red Palm Hostel, Kuala Lumpur
birthplace of backpackingmalaysia.com, small award-winning hostel for backpackers in Kuala Lumpur from 2003 until 2015. R.I.P.
Thanks to our partner BusOnlineTicket.com it is now possible to buy bus tickets
online up to 2 hours prior of departure including the selection of your seat!
BusOnlineTicket.com sells tickets more than 20 bus companies.
Han Travel, the Taman Negara tour specialist, is our partner for most of the tours
presented on this website.
Facing the World
Matt's portrait photo blog, in his world: "The human face creates an incredible diversity
of expressions, offering a unique bouquet of information to other humans. That's what I
capture with my camera"
Konni and Matt - Perpetual Travellers
Konni and Matt retired are since then living everybody's dream - travelling around
the world non-stop. Have a look at their highly interesting and detailled blog.
Blue Guru Diving
Dive centre located in Kuraburi, Thailand offering affordable dive trips to the
magnificent Similian, Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock.
Betel Box Hostel & Tours, Singapore
backpacker hostel in Singapore's Katong and Geylang district offering
a variety of tours
Travellers Palm Lodge, Kuala Lumpur
charming hostel in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Georgetown and Melaka just became Unesco world heritage sites
On Monday, July 7, 2008, the historic city centre of Melaka and Georgetown, Penang with their mostly Chinese shophouses and colonial buildings were just been added into the list of Unesco World Heritage sites. Therefore, Malaysia now has four sites on the list, the other two being Gunung Mulu National Park (Sarawak, tropical karst area) and Kinabalu Park (Sabah, highest peak in South-east Asia).
English is widely spoken so it’s very easy to get by. Though a few words of malay (Bahasa Malaysia) are always handy and will impress people. Malay is the official language but due to the multiracial character of the country you’ll find many languages spoken like Chinese (mandarin, cantonese, hokkien,...), Tamil among the Indians and several more languages on Borneo.