Malaysia: The Pleasant Asian Dragon

By: Vivek Kuriyal

Two parts form the entire region of this country. The very first one is Peninsular Malaysia which borders Thailand in North and Singapore in south. The second part is East Malaysia which features the states of Sarawak and Sabah that share the Island of Borneo with Indonesia. This country is popular as one of the most happening, pleasant and hassle-free destination in the world.

Diversified societies pervade throughout the region of Malaysia. Malay, Chinese and Indians constitute the social establishments. This country is an interesting fusion of vibrant and interesting culture and customs because of the presence of these diverse societies. You will find Chinese mostly in trade and Malays in government.

As for visiting destinations in Malaysia, the peninsular part of the country is more popular amongst the tourists.  Divided into the East Coast and West Coast, by the Titiwangsa mountain range, both the regions have charming attractions. However west coast is more developed whereas East coast has a rustic charm.

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of the country and located on the west coast. It proves to be an ideal point to start the tour. It is a bustling city with lots of activities, shopping arcades and pleasant surprises. You can have a relaxing period in Cameron Highlands away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This place has maintained the charming and cool character of it since its inception. Many other islands and historical places like Langkawi Island, Melaka and Penang have excellent features to stun you. Visitors with adventurous attitude can turn towards the Sarawak or Sabah region which offers great wildlife adventures. As for staying in any part of Malaysia, you do not need to worry about this aspect at all. Malaysian Hotels have all the facilities to make your stay quite comfortable.

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