tourism malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: KL Bird Park – World Largest Free-Flight Walk-In Aviary [SP]

Posted on February 21, 2014

An Indian peacock struts his stuff at KL Bird Park – the largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the world. One of the fascinating stops on the eco-friendly bicycle and tram tours from the KL City Gallery is the KL Bird Park (Taman Burung) – the largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the world! Located in the serene and scenic Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, it is only 10 minutes drive away from the city center. It is the home to more than 3,000Read More

Explore Kuala Lumpur by Tram or Bicycle! [SP]

Posted on February 20, 2014

Hop on a tram for only MYR 2 to explore the sights of Kuala Lumpur the entire day! After visiting Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, why not explore the city by bicycle or tram for a fun and eco-friendly tour of Kuala Lumpur? From the KL By Cycle Centre at the Gallery, tourists can now rent bicycles and follow a designated bicycle route through the city’s natural and historical sites. The route takes you between two zones: the heritage zone in theRead More

Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur City Gallery by ARCH [SP]

Posted on February 19, 2014

Marvel at the largest scale model of Kuala Lumpur at Kuala Lumpur City Gallery! Wanna see the entire city of Kuala Lumpur at a glance – for free? Whether its your first time or not in the Malaysian capital, the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery offers an amazing overview of the city in the form of an impressive scale model of Kuala Lumpur! Measuring an area of 40 by 50 feet, the model is the largest of its kind, housed inRead More

Penang, Malaysia: ESCAPE AdventurePlay Park [SP]

Posted on February 3, 2014

The Monkey Business rope course at ESCAPE AdventurePlay in Penang, Malaysia ESCAPE is a new eco-friendly adventure park in Penang, Malaysia that rallies the mantra of “low tech, high fun”, reintroducing outdoor play to visitors in a natural environment. Setting itself from other adventure parks, ESCAPE has employed eco-friendly practices to ensure environmental sustainability such as rainwater collection, filtration ponds, recycled construction materials and green roofing. As a matter of fact, the manmade buildings in the park are actually repurposedRead More

Melaka, Malaysia: Indian Peranakan Heritage of Kampung Chetti (Chitty Village) [SP]

Posted on January 15, 2014

Most travelers to Melaka or Penang may be familiar with the predominant Baba Nyonya or Peranakan culture of the Straits Chinese who flourished in the trading settlements. However, the heritage city is also home to other creole cultures, which evolved from the intermarriage of foreign traders with the native people some 500 years ago.Besides the Kristangs or Eurasian Malays of the Portuguese Settlement, there are the Chetti (also spelled Chitty) people, who are descendants of Indians traders from Tamil Nadu,Read More

Melaka, Malaysia: Kristang Heritage of the Portuguese Settlement [SP]

Posted on January 9, 2014

The Portuguese Heritage Museum at the Portuguese Settlement showcases Kristang history and traditions The Portuguese Settlement – sometimes called Mini Lisbon – is a Kristang community in Ujong Pasir, five kilometers from the city of Melaka, Malaysia. The Kristang creole people arose in Melaka between the 16th and 17th centuries when the city was a port and base of Portuguese colonial rule. Portuguese men married native Malay women. The Kristang stock was later enriched by intermarriages with Dutch, British, Chinese andRead More

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