While we can’t get enough of Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, Malaysia is still largely undervalued.
Penang is all geared up to woo Singapore and global travellers back with new campaigns highlighting its hidden sides.
P.S. — There’s even a ‘Squid Game’-themed trishaw ride.
Melaka, Malaysia: Discover culture and history in this UNESCO-listed city; Simon Willmore; Wanderlust
The UNESCO-listed city in south-western Malaysia offers visitors one of the world’s most wonderful cultural sensory overloads…
Colonial Georgetown’s historic sites make it one of Malaysia’s most unique areas to visit – here’s what you can see and do there.
Penang’s capital, George Town, was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2008. It was named after King George III and is one of the most interesting historical cities in Malaysia, with atmospheric streets lined with heritage architecture. The Edge takes a look at the George Town Heritage Trail, which highlights several tourist-worthy attractions.
Source: A cultural melting pot
A city rich in culture and heritage, Melaka is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Malaysia. From its humble beginnings as a coastal village, it would go on to become the setting of the glorious tales of the Melaka Sultanate and later, part of the country’s colonial past with the Portuguese, Dutch and British all leaving a mark in this Unesco World Heritage Site. The writers explore Old Melaka and its many historical attractions.
A trip to Melaka is far from complete if you don’t give these spots a visit.