South East Asia
everything you need to know
Malaysia is a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic county in Southeast Asia and has something unique to offer to every kind of traveler. As a tropical country, Malaysia’s landscapes mostly include thick, green rainforests, and mountain ranges. Malaysia is also one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world. This means, that it’s home to the majority of Earth’s species, and a high number of endemic species.
This country is mostly comprised of Ethnic Malays, with a minority of Indians, Chinese, and Indigenous tribes. When in Malaysia, you can notice Persian, Arabic, Chinese, Indian, and British cultures in its architecture, food, and festivities. Malaysia is known for preserving the various cultures of the many tribes living in the region.
This place is known for its rich fine art scene. They are well-renowned for their music, literature, and art styles (Malay art and Bornean art). They are also uniquely talented in cravings, weaving, and silversmithing. They even craft ornamental Kris (a type of dagger), beetle nut sets, woven Batik, and Songket fabrics.
Malaysia is full of surprises, beautiful panoramic views, and endless places and things to explore. It’s a perfect vacation spot for families, friends, couples, and solo travelers.
Winters – December to April
Malay, Mandarin, Tamil, English
25 Degree C – 29 Degree C
Thaipusam, Chinese New Year, Malaysia Water Festival, Wesak Day, Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, Rainforest World Music Festival, Sarawak Gawai Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Deepavali, Mooncake Festival, Hungry Ghost Festival
Places to be
Located in Southeast Asia, on the southernmost tip of the Malay Peninsula, Malaysia is divided into two regions by the South China Sea. It lies north of the Equator, in the Indian Ocean. Malaysia shares its borders with Thailand (north), and maritime borders with Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
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“It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”