Malaysia

Visit Truly Asia Malaysia

Malaysia is comprised of two main parts creating an East and West Malaysia.To the West is Peninsular Malaysia located beneath Thailand, and the East Malaysia portin is located on the Island of Borneo shared with Indonesia and Brunei. With a geographical latitude just North of the equator expect Malaysia to be very hot and humid year round. Most travelers will go to popular areas like Kuala Lumpur and Penang. However, also consider areas like Langkawi, Ipoh, Perhentian Islands, Kuching, Sabah, Cameron Highlands, Sipadan Islands, Danum Valley, and Kinabatangan River as well. Malaysia has a diverse and unique culture with plenty of beautiful destination for foodie, beach lovers, and nature enthusiast.

Malaysia Quick Information

  • Currency

    Malaysia Ringgit

  • Launguge

    Malaysian Malay

  • Population

    32.3 million

  • English Speaking

    4.5 out of 10

  • LGBT Friendly?

    Moderate

  • Internet Speeds

    81 Mbps Good Speeds

  • Visa

    Visa free for 63 jurisdictions

  • Cars & Motorbikes

    Cars 50% Motorbikes 40%

  • Bus and Trucks

    10% of traffic

  • Taxi & Rideshare

    Grab,Dacsee, or Metered

  • Taxi/Rideshare Cost

    $2.30 USD per 5K (10 RM)

  • Scooter Day Rental Cost

    $7USD (30 RM)

  • Temperatures

    28 C / 82 F average

  • Dry Season

    November to March

  • Rain Season

    April to October

  • Humidity

    High Levels

  • Attire

    Light and Casual

  • Power

    220v AC Type G, 3-Prong

  • Local Meals

    $2.23-4 USD (9.5-17 RM)

  • Western Meal

    $5.63-9.39 USD (24-40 RM)

  • Pint Beer

    $5 USD (20 RM)

  • Artisan Coffee

    $4-5 USD (17k-21 RM)

  • Sim Card 6GB

    $8.21 USD (35 RM) month

  • Accommodation per night

    $5-40 USD (21-170 RM)

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Malaysia

Where to eat in Penang Malaysia

A guide on where to eat in Penang Malaysia. Penang is state in Malaysia known for its diverse food culture, and some might even claim it as the culinary capital of Malaysia. The amount of amazing food options you can find in Penang will be unlimited, so for this guide I will focus mostly in

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Kung Fu Girl Street Art in George Town,Penang, Malaysia
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Amazing Street Art in George Town, Penang, Malaysia

George Town, Penang in Malaysia is more than just a historic British colonial settlement and foodie town. It also has a budding art scene. Check out this guide on how to plan a sightseeing tour of all the amazing street art around George Town, Penang.

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