5 Reasons Why Malaysia Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

5 Reasons Why Malaysia Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List
Kuala lumpur city skyline at dusk, Malaysia. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

With a tropical climate that offers comfortable temperatures year-round, Malaysia is an ideal destination for vacationers

OT Staff
May 26 , 2023
02 Min Read

Malaysia is a traveller’s paradise that boasts a unique blend of cultural diversity, breathtaking natural landscapes, and tempting culinary delights. Whether you’re in search of serene beaches and islands like Langkawi and Tioman or looking to explore the rich history and heritage of the country through sites like the Batu Caves and Islamic Arts Museum, Malaysia has something for everyone.

Additionally, shopping enthusiasts will be thrilled to discover the countless modern malls and markets that offer a wide range of products and souvenirs. So, whether you’re a history buff, a beach bum, a foodie, or a shopaholic, Malaysia is the perfect destination to satisfy your travel cravings.


nasi lemak, a traditional malay curry paste rice dish served on a banana leaf

Taste the best street food
Penang Island in Malaysia is the home to Malaysian street food. It is influenced by Malay, Chinese, and Indian cuisine. The food is a unique blend of flavours and influences from the country’s diverse cultural heritage. Some of the most popular dishes in Malaysian cuisine include nasi lemak, satay and roti canai.

Discover more with a free bonus trip
The islands and beaches in Malaysia have their own unique charm and beauty. The most popular ones are Langkawi and Tioman Island. If you are travelling with Malaysia Airlines, you can discover more beautiful islands and beaches with a free bonus side trip to one of eleven destinations in Malaysia.

Experience the famous theme parks
Malaysia has several theme parks that offer fun and exciting experiences for visitors of all ages. The SkyWorlds theme park features a variety of water rides and virtual reality experiences. It also has themed zones based on popular movies and TV shows, such as Ice Age, Rio, and Planet of the Apes.

Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Explore the bustling markets and shopping malls
From high-end luxury malls to bustling street markets, Malaysia is great for shopoholics. Kuala Lumpur, the capital city, is home to several world-class shopping destinations, including the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC mall, which features over 300 stores and restaurants. Make sure to download the Journify app, which is a one-stop digital centre for every traveller to explore their places of interest in and to Malaysia.

Discover student-friendly locations
Malaysia is a great destination for students who want to travel due to its affordability, diverse cultural attractions, and vibrant social scene. It is also known for its nightlife and a variety of affordable food options, making it an ideal destination for students who want to experience a new culture and make new friends. 

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Also See: The 5 Best, Cheapest Countries To Visit From India

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