Travel to Malaysia
Malaysia is a small Southeast Asian country subdivided between a mainland peninsula region, referred to as West Malaysia and an Eastern part, forming the northern crest of the island of Borneo. Malaysia shares borders with Brunei and Indonesia on Borneo. The mainland shares borders with Thailand and has causeway links with Singapore. The Malacca Straits and the South China Sea above the coastline of peninsula Malaysia.
Malaysia is close to the equator and hence enjoys a warm climate. Temperatures are cooler in the elevations, namely the Genting Highlands, Cameron Highlands and Fraser’s Hill.
Malaysia benefits from investment in high tech industries. It also has oil wealth and so it is one of the more prosperous Asian countries.
Kuala Lumpur, the capital, has a glittering array of modern skyscrapers, including the Petronas Towers.
George Town is a charming cultural location with traces of its British colonial history. A number of national parks provide opportunities for hiking and wildlife spotting. The beach resorts of Langkawi have scuba diving sport activities on offer.
The culture, food, history, wildlife and sporting activities on offer in Malaysia, make it a wonderful vacation destination in Southeast Asia.