Archive for August 2013

Top 5 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petronas Towers - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petronas Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is one of the most visited cities in Southeast Asia. Hopeless romantics would visit it just because of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, but that is just one of the must-see destinations of the capital city.

I went to Kuala Lumpur in 2011 and here are some of my suggested spots to visit. I only stayed there for two nights, but was able to squeeze in the following in my itinerary:

Petronas Twin Towers

Soaring at a height of 451.9 meters, Kuala Lumpur’s twin skyscraper was named as the tallest building in the world until 2004, as it was towered by Taipei 101. The Petronas Towers features a post-modern design to stand as Kuala Lumpur’s icon for the 21st century. Comprising of 88 floors and extraordinary features, the structure took 7 years to be completed.

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Insadong in Seoul, South Korea

Korean man busy painting with his artwork in Insadong

Korean man busy painting with his artwork in Insadong

Insa-dong is one of the highlights and best attractions in Seoul, Korea as it represents the core of the Korean culture, tradition and crafts. Additionaly, this is one of the most dynamic neighborhoods as it is considered as the cultural and artistic hubs in Seoul, Korea.

Shops and business centers in Insa-dong specializes in a wide multitude of products which can only be purchased and appreciated in Korea. Some of the products they carry are Hanbok (traditional clothing), traditional teas and pottery, Hanji (traditional paper) and folk crafts.

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