Malaysia is less popular as a travel destination than it’s northern neighbor Thailand. This probably is because it is an Islamic country where the rules are stricter. This is why there are no ping-pong shows, no prostitution and no wild partying on the beaches.
The absence of partying youngsters is noticeable in every mayor touristic spot, which, in our opinion, is a nice consequence.
If you want to go to this beautiful country, it’s probably a good idea to know how expensive it is for a backpacker. We’ve documented every expense we made and summarized it in: Is Malaysia Expensive? | Cost of Living for Five Weeks.
When we plan a trip, we think about all the beautiful places we want to visit. Cities to wonder around, jungles where you can make amazing hikes and white sandy beaches to relax. But, once you take a dive in an ocean, you will realize there is a whole other world. One under the water. […]
Kuala Lumpur can be seen as the great hub for South East Asia. This is because of the cheap flights to almost everywhere in Asia. Not surprisingly we’ve spent more than a month in total in the metropolis on eight different visits. There are a lot of things to do in Kuala Lumpur, so we […]
In February 2016 we visited Malaysia for the second time in two and a half years. During five weeks we’ve visited islands, swam alongside sharks and ate delicious street foods. Just like two and a half years prior we made an awesome trip through this diverse country. In five weeks time we made a big […]