Faces of
Malaysia
Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Tioman, Malaysia

ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)

address: Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia
tioman-abc-beach.jpg, popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach
ABC beach
popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach

more info on ABC beach

all beaches on Pulau Tioman

 


view from the trail along Ayer Batang

Accommodations in ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)

ABC Beach Tioman

Kampung Ayer Batang (ABC Beach), Pulau Tioman

Budget Resort

Restu Chalet

Kampung Ayer Batang (ABC Beach), Pulau Tioman

Budget Resort


Related Places

Tekek beach

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island

Hotels in Tioman

Ella’s Place

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM40 - RM120

Double Ace

accommodation on ABC beach, RM50 - RM150

Attractions

Tekek beach, Tioman

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island

Juara Bay, Tioman

bay on the east coast of Tioman. Quiet and beautiful spot being the only the place to stay on the eastern side of the island.

Attractions

Singapore Zoo - Night Safari, Singapore

The Singapore Zoo, considered one of the world's bests, is one of the main attractions in Singapore, it also hosts the Jurong Bird Park, River Safari and the popular Night Safari.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

Penangs grandest and most famous colonial hotel built in 1884, established by the two Armenian Sarkie brothers Tigram and Martin who later founded Raffles Hotel in Singapore