My Unforgettable Weekend Getaway to Cameron Highlands

If you find yourself in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur (KL), and wish for a brief escape from the ultra-urban environment and very humid weather; Cameron Highlands makes a perfect getaway destination. Situated in the northwest section of the Pahang State of Malaysia, Cameron Highlands was an important hill station during the British [...]

By | 2018-07-07T17:23:35+00:00 May 15th, 2018|5 Comments

How to Get the Cheapest Domestic Flights in Malaysia

Offering arguably the best selection of budget airlines in the world, it comes as no surprise that Malaysia is second to none in terms of airline promotions. Home to the world’s best low cost carrier for five years running (according to the World Airline Awards), Air Asia is indeed the leading domestic airline in [...]

By | 2018-07-06T20:30:01+00:00 June 12th, 2017|1 Comment

The Top 4 Public Beaches on Langkawi Island

Langkawi Island on the southern coast of Western Malaysia is a favorite holiday destination for city dwellers living on the mainland. But this despite its popularity among locals, Langkawi has retained its laidback atmosphere and natural beauty. The main attraction on the island has got to be its stunning beaches. One of the most [...]

By | 2018-07-06T20:33:08+00:00 May 26th, 2017|3 Comments

Amazing Snorkeling Experience – Redang Island

If you’re planning on visiting Malaysia in anytime in the near future you will probably come across the term ‘Pulau Redang’ many times while researching for your trip.  If you are not yet familiar, ‘pulau’ translates to ‘island’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Therefore, when you combine the terms Pulau and Redang we begin to talk [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:13:52+00:00 June 27th, 2016|9 Comments

Getting Around Redang Island

Located off the coast of Kuala Terengganu, Redang Island is one of the largest islands off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Despite having this claim, Redang does not have a comprehensive road network.. In fact, one of the only two ways to get to the Redang’s popular beach-Long Beach from its main village, [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:14:35+00:00 June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

How to Get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Redang

If you have not heard of Malaysia’s Redang Island (or Pulau Redang in Bahasa Malay), this is the perfect time to read about it. Chasing Places’ travel writers have visited the major islands in Malaysia; and all I can say is Redang is the most beautiful in terms of beaches. The sand here is [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:16:07+00:00 June 7th, 2016|8 Comments

How to Get from Dungun to Kuala Terengganu?

When you find yourself travelling up our down peninsular Malaysia’s east coast to see all the beautiful islands it’s important to have reputable transport information to rely on. After checking out Pulau Tenggol (Island) I recently travelled north to Kuala Terengganu in order to reach Pulau Redang (Island). Dungun is the ferry departure point [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:16:44+00:00 May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Get from Cukai to Dungun?

If you’re trying to explore peninsular Malaysia’s spectacular east coast isles without spending a fortune, you might have to get used to connecting in small cities throughout your journey to catch local buses. I recently had to get from Cukai to Dungun (both coastal cites) in order to catch a speedboat to Tenggol Island [...]

By | 2018-07-15T16:42:09+00:00 May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan?

If you’re wondering how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan, then take a minute or two to read about my recent experience getting from KL to this underrated city. With excellent local cuisine, nearby beaches and some quality treks in the area surrounding Kuantan, it’s a worthy destination for a weekend getaway from [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:28:06+00:00 April 26th, 2016|4 Comments

How to Get Around Kuala Lumpur

As a city, Kuala Lumpur has a lot to offer to its visitors. From temples, massive shopping malls, lake gardens, bustling markets to former world-record buildings, you will find that there is plenty to do in the capital before proceeding to other prominent Malaysian destinations. In our other article about Kuala Lumpur, we presented [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:43:34+00:00 January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

If You Only Have One Day to Explore Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the mighty Federal Territory of Malaysia, is no doubt one of the most developed cities in the Southeast Asian region. A tourist’s journey in Malaysia often starts in this ultra- modern metropolis as it’s the major destination for many prominent airlines.  But if you only have one day to explore Kuala Lumpur, [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:44:34+00:00 January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

How to get from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is regarded by many as one of Malaysia’s nicest islands and we would have to agree. Pulau Kapas (Kapas Island), or Kapas for short, is dotted with beautiful white sandy strips of sand and it is surrounded by beautiful clear water. How clear you might ask? Well, we can confidently say that [...]

By | 2018-07-06T22:47:26+00:00 December 9th, 2015|9 Comments

How to Get from Kota Bharu Airport (Sultan Ismail Petra Airport) to Perhentian Islands

The beautiful Perhentian Islands are one of the prized destinations on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Unlike Thai island counterparts, the islands are less developed and less densely populated.  The Perhentian Islands offer absolutely gorgeous stretches of white sand and clear turquoise water, which are actually part of a protected marine park. There [...]

By | 2018-07-06T23:04:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|10 Comments

How Taiping Pleasantly Surprised Me

It is often referred to as “Rain Town” as it receives a lot of rain throughout the year, due to the fact that it rests on a coastal plain along the foothills of the Bintang Range. It is never comes as a surprise when it rains in Taiping. But quite miraculously, I did not [...]

By | 2018-07-06T23:07:50+00:00 September 8th, 2015|2 Comments

Water Reflections at Kuala Lumpur’s Lake Titiwangsa Park

Often overlooked by many foreign and domestic tourists visiting Kuala Lumpur, Lake Titiwangsa Park is a refreshing and relatively unknown attraction which is literally minutes away by car from the Petronas Twin Towers. Most tourists that visit Kuala Lumpur book a room for only a few nights which leaves them just enough time to [...]

By | 2018-07-06T23:12:09+00:00 August 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Top Hotels on Langkawi Island

Langkawi is continuously growing and becoming one of the most sought after island getaways in Malaysia for both international and domestic tourists alike.  This stems from many different factors.  One of which is definitely the wide selection of things to do on the island. Unlike tiny islands, Langkawi has a healthy mix of duty-free [...]

By | 2018-07-06T23:13:55+00:00 August 17th, 2015|1 Comment

Top Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

First time visitors to Kuala Lumpur often struggle to find the best available accommodation choices due to a whole range of factors. First of all, Kuala Lumpur is massive. If you choose a hotel without looking into its specific location, it could cost you literally hours in traffic jams in the downtown core on [...]

By | 2018-07-06T23:23:26+00:00 July 16th, 2015|2 Comments