5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Malaysia

Malaysia is a country that is part of the ASEAN community. It is one of the most populated countries in Asia with over 30 million people from all around the globe. Yes, foreigners also paved their way to the said country to live and work there. Travelers from all around the world are very much curious and very much eager to know about what they should expect when they visit Malaysia.

If you wanna know more about Malaysia, here are the five things you should know before you set foot in the mesmerizing country:

  1. Tickets Are Fairly Cheap
Airline ticket, Malaysia

Wherever you may be coming from, the ticket to the beautiful country of Malaysia is relatively cheap and it is a great deal for travelers who wants to have a glimpse of the said country. Malaysia is considered one of the tops countries in Asia and while it has that status, you can still score cheap tickets especially if you are in a budget. Unlike other countries, Malaysia has one of the cheapest airline tickets that you can buy for you and your family. Like what they always say, travelling doesn’t have to be luxurious. One should just find ways to travel cheap!

  1.  Taxi Fares Can Be Pricey
cabs in Malaysia
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While the airfares are cheap, taxi fares aren’t. Most of the time, taxi drivers use this opportunity to increase their fares when foreigners are riding their transportation. Since most foreigners do not know anything about the fares of a certain country, they would just say a big amount just so they could easily get money from foreigners. If you want a cheaper option, ride the bus!

  1. Street Food Are The Best

Street food parties are rampant in Malaysia and they have some of the most best-tasting street food in asia. One of the most famous street food place in Malaysia is in Jalan street. There you will find different stalls that sells amazing dishes. Some of the best food you should try are the following: Assam Laksa, Rojak, Roti Canai, Chendul, Apom Balik, Batu Maung Satay, Koay Chiap, Chee Cheong Fun, Teh Tarik and many more.

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  1. Rich Cultural Heritage
Cultural heritage in Malaysia
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 Malaysia has a very rich culture that they have preserved for over a thousand years already. Malaysians wants their culture and places to be respected that is why rude and unruly tourists are not tolerated in their beloved home. Malaysia is governed by muslim Malays and they still live up to their traditions up to this day.

  1. English Is Widely Spoken

Often times, foreigners have this notion that Asians are not that great in speaking in English that is why they are sceptic about visiting any asian country as no one may understand what they’re saying. Over the past years, Asians have become more trained in the english language that almost every race are able to speak it. So yes, visiting Malaysia won’t be a bummer to all of you as the english language is widely spoken in this beautiful and rich country.

Malaysia is the kind of country that you would want to visit all over again after your first. With the list stated above, you will surely be more inspired to travel there!

 Author bio:

Mark Aldrin Hipolito is a writer for Kims, one of Australia’s perfect beach retreat places that offers a cluster of deluxe timber bungalows and spa villas on the beach. Mark also gives out guides and tips for people regarding on how the can enjoy their vacation and trips around the world.

5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Malaysia


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