Malaysia travel guide – cultural mixed land

Malaysia travel

At Glance

Cultural diversity has not only made Malaysia an exotic place for cuisine tasting paradise, it has also made Malaysia home to hundreds of colorful festivals. It’s no wonder that visitors love celebrating and socializing. As a people, Malaysians are very welcome, warm and friendly.
Geography – Malaysia is as diverse as its culture. There are two parts to the country,11 states in the peninsula of Malaysia and two states on the northern part of Borneo Island. Cool hideaways are found in the highlands that roll down to warm, sandy beaches and rich, humid mangroves.
Beach Destination – Malaysia has almost 5,000 kilometers of coastline. Countless number of islands and great beaches are attracted million of tourist to Malaysia. Look at this list of a famous and special beach destinations, Pulau Langkawi, Pulau Redang, Pulau Tioman
Historical Cities – Malaysia multicultural society consist of Pulau Penang [the island state of Penang makes up for its small size by being home to much of the best cuisine, culture and hospitality Malaysia has to offer.],   Kuala Lumpur [ KL is hub for politics, business and modern living.] and Melacca [Melacca is a city marked by colonial history of Malaysia. With much of its ancient architecture still exit, Malaysia’s history comes alive in Malacca’s buildings, which span time and cultures]
Tropical Jungle :  Kuala Gandah 
is Elephant Reserve which help to protect the wildlife of Malaysia while allowing visitors to experience its beauty.  Perak state is home to the most gorgeous, lush and biodiversity jungle terrain in Malaysia. Miri is the second largest city in Sarawak, its jungles and rainforests remain untouched by modern development.

Climate 

Tropical climate with warm weather all year round. Temperatures in the lowlands range from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF). The highlands are cooler, where temperatures range between 15°C (59° F) to 25°C (77°F). Annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to 2,500mm.

Currency

Malaysia currency is called Malaysian Ringgit or Ringgit indicated as RM. USD1 is roughly equivalent to RM3.70. Foreign currency can be converted at banks and money changers.

 Language 

Bahasa Melayu (Malay) is the national language but English is commonly spoken.

 Electricity

Voltage is 220 – 240 volts AC at 50 cycles per second. Standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets.