Located northeast of Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands is the highest point in Malaysia that is accessible by road. Its average yearly temperature of 18°C makes it a pleasing getaway not only for Malaysians, but as well for Singaporeans. There are two ways of looking at Cameron Highlands. One is being in absolute awe of its mountainous views, tea plantations, strawberry fields, and cloud-touching peaks that surround you from all angles. Another is if you see it as a damp and […]
Malacca certainly isn’t for those who are looking to spend their holiday in shopping malls or boisterous nightclubs. Alternatively, it gives a change of pace to the daily grind and allows you to step back in time to appreciate the culture that had been transformed by its colonizers and refined by its settlers.
Tiny, picturesque, and red. That’s Malacca for me in three words. However, its size is a total misrepresentation of the role this Malaysian state has served in history. While thrill and adventure-seekers may leave disappointed, this sleepy town is surely a mad hunting ground for foodies, culture freaks, and even those who fancy offbeat backdrops for their selfies.
Only around a 30-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, the Batu Caves is quite a draw with foreign tourists and locals alike. It’s a limestone hill made up of a number of caves and is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India. Located right at the heart of Malaysia, the caves are also a symbol of multiculturalism in the predominantly Islamic state.