To love Malaysia is to know it. The nation is a land of diversity and a bustling melting-pot of religions and races. It’s a combination of modern cities, rugged mountains, and ancient forests, as well as palm-fringed islands with ethnic groups that are equally diverse but live in peace and harmony.
Being multicultural has only made Malaysia gastronomical heaven with hundreds of vibrant festivals. Thus, making the very warm and friendly Malaysians love to celebrate and socialize.
It is also divided into two parts, wherein Peninsular Malaysia joins Singapore at the bottom and Thailand at the top, and is home to the bulk of the population. Along with housing the more popular beach resorts of Penang and Langkawi. On the other hand, its East side shares the large island of Borneo with Indonesia and Brunei.
Borneo is one of the less developed islands of the country, but it’s an amazing adventure tourism destination. Also, some luxury beach resorts make it a beach getaway. Here you’ll see the Dayak or Iban tribes still living in their traditional ways, while orangutans live wild in the forest.
One of its main attractions, making the Asian country special is its extreme contrasts which only adds to its diversity. You’ll find skyscrapers towering over wooden houses made of stilts, while luxurious hotels are just a few meters away from ancient reeds. There’s also the rugged mountains dramatically reaching for the skies, while the cool highland hideaways roll down to warm, sandy beaches.
So, if you’re looking for a great holiday in Asia that’s full of surprises, Malaysia is the place for you!