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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.

BusOnlineTicket.com

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.
www.busonlineticket.com

Han Travel

Han Travel, the Taman Negara tour specialist, is our partner for most of the tours presented on this website.
www.han.travel/

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"
www.matthahnewaldphoto.blogspot.de/

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.
konniandmatt.blogspot.com

Blue Guru Diving

Dive centre located in Kuraburi, Thailand offering affordable dive trips to the magnificent Similian, Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock.
www.blue-guru.org

Betel Box Hostel & Tours, Singapore

backpacker hostel in Singapore's Katong and Geylang district offering a variety of tours
www.betelboxtours.com/

Travellers Palm Lodge, Kuala Lumpur

charming hostel in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
www.travellerspalm-kl.com

STORIES

Chinese New Year in Malaysia



Chinese New Year, the spring festival, is the most important holiday for the Chinese community and a public holiday in Malaysia.
DID YOU KNOW?
Culture

Besides the malay muslim majority (50+%) there is the big Chinese community (30+%) and Indian minority (8%) plus many various indigenous cultures on Borneo (Iban, Datak,...) so walk around with open eyes and be amazed by the malaysian melting pot.

Melaka, Chinese street wet market
Melaka
Chinese street wet market