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.

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, Malaysia

Yoko’s

address: 36, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur - tel: 603 21443378
Yoko’s, Japanese restaurant and bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang
Japanese restaurant and bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang

opening hours:
5.00pm - 2.00am (Monday - Saturday)
3.00pm - 11pm (Sunday & public holiday)

phone: 603 21443378

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




photo courtesy: Yoko's


Related Places

Changkat Bukit Bintang

Changkat is a street of mostly 2-storey pre-war colonial buildings which are turned into pubs, restaurants and clubs. It is one the most happening nightlife and clubbing areas in Kuala Lumpur.

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Reggae Mansion

Located in 3-storey colonial building with a roof-top bar, the Reggae Mansion is a party hostel and the biggest hostel in Kuala Lumpur

The Nest Guesthouse

Guesthouse in an residential area in Bukit Bintang

Attractions

National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

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

Ampang Lookout Point, Kuala Lumpur

TheLookout point along on the hills of Ampan at the eastern edge of the city offers a magnificent views over the entire city with a few roadside food stalls after the closure of the former restaurant and lookout area.

Attractions

Gerbang Malam, Ipoh

Night market in Ipoh's city center amidst traditional shophouses. Besides the market there are also several restaurants serving to famous Ipoh Chicken Rice

Clan Jetties, Penang

Traditional Chinese settlements built on stilts at shore of Weld Quay