“Mega” is what this country is all about: it’s a megadiverse country in terms of biodiversity, ethnicities, and above all, cultural richness and economy. Home to hundreds of ethnicities, languages, industries, modern infrastructure and natural landmarks, this Asian giant ranks among the richest, most industrialized high-tech economies of Asia. Malaysia’s incredible rankings are due in part to a judicious policy of modernization that has affected all sectors of life, tourism being the most noticeable: millions of visitors flock to see Malaysia’s astounding natural wonders ranging from dense forests, to white-sanded beaches with crystal-clear waters and mangroves, and endless high-end resorts. There is also a burgeoning high-tech medical industry that attracts thousands of patients from around the world to undergo plastic surgery or complex medical procedures which have gained world-wide recognition.
- Kuala Lumpur:
The sixth most visited place on Earth, and one of Asia’s fastest growing cities, Kuala Lumpur is home to an immense host of cultural and financial institutions as well as numerous fantastic tourist sites and high-end resorts, all of which make this city an exciting mega-metropolis. Nowhere in Asia is a city known for its architecture and growth than Kuala Lumpur, with its iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest in the world. Culture and excitement await tourists at every corner with colorful markets, street vendors parading traditional souvenir and ultra-delicious dishes that form the culinary portrait of Malaysia. Visit Merdeka Square with its sumptuous gardens, or Petaling Street and Bukit Bintang—the commercial vein of the city lined with countless retailers, restaurants, cafes, and more.
Given the “World Geopark” status by the UNESCO, Langkawi is Malaysia’s resort island and a place for quality relaxation and nature appreciation, away from the bustling of Kuala Lumpur. With white sand beaches, crystalline waters, high-end resorts and an extraordinary charm and warmth of locals, Langkawi is one of those little gems in Asia—and the world indeed!—worth visiting as a bucket list destination. A golden sunset against a background of green mountains and calm waters…what else can you get but nothing short than a magnificent work art—one you can actually experience!
- Penang is a Malaysian Island of beautiful juxtaposition of the modern and traditional.
It offers a fascinating blend of East and West that is reflected in its harmonious multiracial populace and well-preserved heritage buildings. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it entices its visitors with its charming coasts and scrumptious cuisines, which led it to become the food Capital of Malaysia.