Ahh, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s colourful capital that’s fast becoming one of the top travel destinations in Southeast Asia. It features so many yin and yangs: it’s lively yet laid back, progressive yet burgeoning and solidly urban, yet surprisingly rural.
As much as I love Kuala Lumpur, I love leaving it more. Deep down I’m just a country girl, stuck in the body of a city girl and after a crazy term at school,
Speakeasies in Kuala Lumpur have popped up faster than Carrie Bradshaw can order a cosmopolitan. This list includes the best secret bars in the city.
Perched opposite the Berembun Forest Reserve overlooking the Mantin Hills, the undisturbed views of the jungle becomes your eco-friendly living room TV.
Jungle trekking on Besar is nothing short of an adventure and like its sister island ‘Kecil’, it offers some cracking highlights.
Travelling from Kuala Lumpur to the Perhentian Islands takes about the same effort as getting to Koh Lipe in Thailand. With some top tips, travelling there isn’t hard, but it takes about 5 hours and requires a few changes. Which is just enough time to escape the main tourist trail and enter the pristine beauty of Malaysia’s East peninsula.