Malaysia

5 alternative experiences in Penang

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November 8 A day in Penang

There is a tendency for tourists to flock towards the famous landmarks and shopping malls in a new city. But where’s the fun in staring at buildings, and going through the same retail stores you can find back home? We let you in on a few things you probably didn’t know you could do in Penang, selected from a series of guides by PARKROYAL Picks, our new series of over 1000...

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Shopping Guide: A Day In Kuala Lumpur

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June 6 petronas_twin_tower_KL

Malaysia has a plethora of destinations known for different attractions: Kota Kinabalu (or referred to by locals as KK) in Sabah is known for its sandy beaches; Penang is unrivalled in its local cuisine and Kuala Lumpur has the all the outlets, brands and deals that any shopaholic could hope for. As Malaysia’s largest urban city, this teeming metropolis no doubt offers ample avenues for retail therapy. You may be wondering...

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8 Most Underrated Islands in Malaysia

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February 25 malaysian_islands

Home to 879 islands, Malaysia is one of the most underrated countries for island-hopping adventures. With unblemished powdery beaches and majestic aquatic creatures, experience these seven lesser-known Malaysian islands (that could give the Maldives a run for their money) without feeling the pinch. 1. Perhentian Islands Image: resakse Made up of two pristine islands (namely, Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil), the Perhentian Islands is a remote paradise perfect for...

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What to eat, drink and see in Penang’s Georgetown

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December 3 Georgetown-Penang-Malaysia-Featured-Image

Georgetown is the historical heart of Penang, but even here change is afoot. From specialty coffee and elevated Peranakan fine dining to curated retail experiences, there is lots to see, taste and do. Fine Flavours and Hawker Highlights No trip to Georgetown is complete without a feast at the local institution Tek Sen, which has been dishing out quality Chinese food since 1965. They have expanded and renovated in recent...

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How well do you know Kuala Lumpur?

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November 24 kuala-lumpur-skyline

From mega-malls and historical monuments to futuristic skyscrapers and traditional temples, Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant melting pot of cultures and communities. Enchanting locals and tourists alike with its rich history, bustling marketplaces, electrifying nightlife and delicious dining options, Malaysia’s capital packs a cultural punch. But how well do you really know the city? Put your Kuala Lumpur knowledge to the test and find out if you’re a true KL...

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