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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

Kuala Lumpur - Perhentian Island



How to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut / Jerteh
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Language

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.

Attractions

Blue Mosque in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur

The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is the state mosque of Selangor. It is the country′s biggest mosque and also the second biggest mosque in Southeast Asia after Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

The Dataran Merdeka (or Merdeka Square) is the old colonial heart of Kuala Lumpur. It was here, in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building that the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on August 31, 1957. Merdeka = Independence.