Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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 .

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The Whisky Bar

address: 45c, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Whisky Bar, Whisky bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang
Whisky bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang

opening hours:
Mon - Thu: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat: 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sun: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

phone: 03-221432268

Links: official website
facebook page
more information about the Changkat nightlife area
(list of all restaurants and bars)

photo courtesy: The Whisky Bar


photo courtesy: The Whisky Bar

map and location of The Whisky Bar



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