The Three Best Ways to See The Petronas Towers

From the moment I opened the curtains at my hotel in Kuala Lumpur and saw the Petronas Towers for the first time, I fell in love. Living in London, I’m no stranger to skyscrapers, but these twin buildings are so…

Hanging Out With Monkeys and Fireflies in Kuala Selangor

The reason why so many people go to Kuala Lumpur is that it’s one of those gateway cities. It’s the layover point for many international flights, but it’s also one of the most cosmopolitan cities in south-east Asia before heading…

Five Things to Do in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a magically diverse city. People of Malay, Chinese and Indian heritage; Hindu temples, Christian churches and Muslim mosques practically right next to each other. So, unlike Chinatown in any other country I’ve been in, KL’s version is…

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Dinner at Jalan Alor Street Market, Kuala Lumpur

Street food in Asia is something else. OK, we have some great food trucks in London, but you’ll end up spending a small fortune on a pulled pork burger in a brioche bun with duck fat chips and a craft…

A Room With a View: Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

I had a few criteria for the first hotel I would be staying in on my trip. I didn’t mind forking out for it as I was preparing myself for feeling awful after a 12 hour flight. Being thousands of…

Discovering the Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

Whilst planning what to do in Kuala Lumpur before I left the UK I saw photos of the stunning Batu Caves and promptly bounced off my seat with excitement. Despite not being religious in the slightest, I love seeing huge…

Breakfast at Imbi Market, Kuala Lumpur

On my first day in Kuala Lumpur, I decided to shun the all-you-can-eat breakfast at my hotel and instead head to Imbi Market. Well known to the locals, it opens at 4am to provide shoppers with their fresh produce, before…