Faces of
Malaysia
Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Gardens / Midvalley Megamall

address: Midvalley City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Gardens / Midvalley Megamall, The new Gardens (opened in 2007) and Midvalley Megamall are shopping Malls under the same management in a mixed development called Midvalley City a few km south of downtown.
Centre Court, Midvalley Mega Mall
The new Gardens (opened in 2007) and Midvalley Megamall are shopping Malls under the same management in a mixed development called Midvalley City a few km south of downtown.
Links: Midvalley City
The Gardens
Midvalley Megamall
Whereas the Megamall is a really big shopping Mall with a classic setup, the Garden is a avant garde mall reaching out to customer with a bigger wallet. There is a direct connection between the two malls.

There is a free Shuttle bus from the Bangsar LRT station to Midvalley Megamall (south court) and Midvalley has it's own KTM train station as well.

Cinema
Golden Screen Cinema -
Level 4, The Garden
Level 3, Megamall


The Gardens and Midvalley City, view from Adullah Hukum LRT station


The Gardens


The Gardens, roof design


Walkway between Megamall and The Gardens


Midvalley Megamall


Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

The Travel Hub

Hostel / Guesthouse in a quiet part of Chinatown

Serai Inn & Hostel

Hostel near Pudu Sentral bus terminal and Chinatown area

Attractions

National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

The National Planetarium is a space science exhibition with a telescope and observation tower in the Lake Gardens.

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory, Kuala Lumpur

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

Attractions

National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

The National Planetarium is a space science exhibition with a telescope and observation tower in the Lake Gardens.

Khoo Kongsi, Penang

The most impressive of Penangs many kongsis. A kongsi is a clan house that is partly temple, partly meeting hall