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 .

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Pulau Redang, Malaysia

Redang Marine Park Centre Pulau Pinang

address: Pulau Redang, Terengganu, Malaysia
Redang-Marine-Park-Centre-Pulau-Pinang.jpg, The Marine Park on Pulau Pinang, a small island just off Redang Island, offers great snorkeling is part of every Redang Snorkeling package
snorkeling in clear waters with the backdrop of Redang Island
The Marine Park on Pulau Pinang, a small island just off Redang Island, offers great snorkeling is part of every Redang Snorkeling package

beach, marine park pulau pinang
the beach at the marine park


benches, marine park pulau pinang
the marine park has all necessary facilties from benches to showers and toilets


jetty, marine park pulau pinang
the jetty at Pulau Pinang


Pulau Pinang
the northern tip of Pulau Pinang with the marine park


marine park pulau pinang
snorkelers watching the fishes along the corals


airplane, marine park pulau pinang
airplane passing the marine park while descending to the small Redang airport



Hotels in Pulau Redang

Redang Reef Resort

Resort on Redang's lower end of the budget range located at the southern end of Pasir Panjang (Long Beach) - basic accommodation but excellent location with 2 house reefs just at the door step and great views of Long Beach and to the south

Laguna Redang Island Resort

biggest and most up-market resort at Pasir Panjang (Long Beach) on Pulau Redang with swimming pool and hotel-style lobby with bars, restaurants and live bands

Attractions

Redang Marine Park Centre Pulau Pinang, Pulau Redang

The Marine Park on Pulau Pinang, a small island just off Redang Island, offers great snorkeling is part of every Redang Snorkeling package

Pasir Panjang (Long Beach), Pulau Redang

Main Beach of Redang Island at the eastern (sun rise) side of the island, most of the resort are located here

Attractions

Jonker Walk, Melaka

A street in Chinatown with many antiques, textile and handicraft stores as well as galleries. On weekend nights the street is closed for traffic and turns into a lively night market

Gunung Raya, Langkawi

highest peak on Langkawi (881m) with spectacular views over the island and even to Thailand when it is clear