Faces of
Malaysia
Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

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.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sky Bar

address: Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Phone: (03) 2332 9888
sky-bar2.jpg, Another roof-top bar in the Traders Hotel (33rd floor) with a breath-taking view of the Twin Towers. Located just across from KLCC.
Sky Bar in Traders Hotel
Another roof-top bar in the Traders Hotel (33rd floor) with a breath-taking view of the Twin Towers. Located just across from KLCC.

- Opening hours: 5pm - 1am - Dress code: casual
- Phone: (03) 2332 9888
- Just behind the Twin Towers / KLCC at the other end of the Convention Center
- Go trough Suria KLCC shopping mall and exit to the park you will already see Traders Hotel

Links:

Sky Bar website
Sky Bar blog






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Petronas Twin Towers / KLCC

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Attractions

Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur

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Little India, Singapore

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