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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan, situated in the northernmost part of West Malaysia. The name Kelantan means ”land of lightning” in the Malay world and is often referred to as the “cradle of Malay culture”. It shared its border with the kingdom of Thailand, which makes this town a transit point between the two countries as well as a getaway to the popular Perhentian Island.

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Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak and located in the rich tin-mining valley of Kinta. It is one of the underrated cities in Malaysia because people tend to overlook the city of Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Malacca. This quiet little town is a perfect off-the-beaten destination for a Malaysia trip.

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Langkawi

Langkawi is a perfect destination to relax for a couple of days in West Malaysia. Nicknamed “the Jewel of Kedah”, it is the largest and most popular island in the archipelago that is made up of 99 islands and is home to beautiful white beaches, turquoise bays, gorgeous waterfalls, and wild natural parks. According to the folklore, the name of the island comes from two Malay words- ‘helang’ which means eagle and ‘kawi’ means reddish brown. Hence, the name Lang-kawi.

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Bangkok

(Last updated on 26 August 2022)

Known as “City of Angels“, Bangkok is a vibrant city filled with countless number of temples, historic sites, delicious street food, and modern skylines. A network of rivers is connected to the long Chao Phraya river where the “wats”, shopping malls, and luxury hotels are situated.

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