Reggae Guest House 2: Reggae Guest House 2, in the heart of China Town, has spotless rooms and a fun bar downstairs. Dhs45 per person per night.
Traders Hotel: Blow out at a resort opposite the most famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur – the Petronas Towers. The five-star Shangri-La resort has just been renovated into a classic art deco design. Kuala Lumpur City Centre.
New Fook Lam Moon: Try New Fook Lam Moon, a great little local restaurant that sells reasonably priced, tasty barbecued meats and other Chinese delicacies for cheap.
10 Gerrard St Soho, China Town.
Werner’s: Compared to local food in the area it’s pricy, but it’s not a scratch on a high-rolling Dubai bank balance. Werner’s is a funky modern eatery in the happening party area of Bukit Bintang. It sells decent European fare and comfort food like pizza and pastas.
The Batu Caves, set on a limestone hill with different temples and Hindu shrines. They’re said to be 400-million years old.
Go to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, where you can wash, feed and ride elephants.
Fly from Dhs2,329 return with China Southern.
Dhs1 = 0.82 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit)
* Approx exchange rate
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Much like Dubai, a lot of the city is impossible to walk around and connected by huge highways. Expect to be getting regular taxis and buses around the place.
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