Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang

address: Jalan Sultan Ismail / Jalan Berangan, Bukit Bintang, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Bazaar-Rhamadan-Bukit-Bintang-busy.jpg, Street food market in Kuala Lumpur during the month of Ramadhan at the junction of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail
Street food market in Kuala Lumpur during the month of Ramadhan at the junction of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail

Ramadhan 2012:  20 July - 18 August


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Bazaar Ramadhan, Ain Arabia, Bukit Bintang
stalls at the corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Barangan with the gate to Ain Arabia


Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang
food stalls just in front of McDonald's in the early afteroon before it gets busy



Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang
Mixed Rice stall preparing for the crowd



Related Places

Bukit Bintang

Main shopping, dining and entertainment area of Kuala Lumpur. Many backpacker accommodations are here too.

Bazaar Ramadhan in TTDI

The Bazaar Ramadhan in Taman Tun is one the of the most popular Ramadhan market in the Greater KL area and is known for its good food.

Bazaar Ramadhan in Kampung Baru

Ramadan food market along Jalan Raja Muda Musa in Kampung Baru - an old Malay residential area near the city centre

Hotels in in Kuala Lumpur
HOSTELS
in Kuala Lumpur
Sunshine Bedz KL
Hostel centrally located at the main junction of Bukit Bintang (Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail)
Suzie’s Guest House KL
Guesthouse / Hostel in Chinatown
Attractions
Attractions

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, Kuala Lumpur

Pewter Factory with a visitors center, guided tours and shop, popular stop for tour operators

Tekek beach, Tioman

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island