TIPS ON GETTING AROUND
For the most reliable and efficient way to get around KL, download the car-hailing service app from the App Store or Google Play.
Wifi is not available everywhere, so be prepared.
Here's a handy guide someone has put together comparing different TelCo provider.
Remember to pack any travel adaptors you may need.
FOR HOT WEATHER
Bring a water bottle, sunglasses and a hat as Malaysia can be very hot & very humid.
PLACES TO EAT
Lobbee Thai Connection (Thai food) $
Mamak (Indian Muslim food) $
Chapters (western & local food) $$
Hwa Ga (Korean food) $$
Jekyll Cafe (western food) $$
San Nae Deul (Korean BBQ) $$
White Sands Cafe (western food) $$
PLACES TO VISIT IN KL
Petaling Street, KL - Great Chinese food, cheap knock-offs and plenty of people watching. Best during the afternoon until night. Central Market is nearby for all your souvenir shopping needs.
Brickfields, KL - Diverse houses of worship, great Indian food, good to check out at any time of the day.
Kampung Baru, KL - A literal village in the middle of the city, old Malay-style houses, great Malay and Indonesian food. Best seen at night.
Batu Caves, Gombak - One of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India, dedicated to Lord Murugan.
Islamic Arts Museum, KL - Well-curated, beautiful exhibits on Islamic arts and history. Open daily 10am-6pm.
Views of KL
Petronas Twin Towers, KL - Get a stunning view of the Golden Triangle of KL from the skybridge connecting the twin towers. Open Tuesdays-Sundays, 9am-9pm.
KL Tower, KL - For 360° views of the city from 276m up, open daily 9am-10pm.
Kiara Hill walk [near parties] - Get your morning jog in at one of the most popular parks in the suburbs. There’s also a 5.5km hiking trail if you’re keen.
Aquaria, KL - Observe multiple aquatic ecosystems at this beautiful indoor aquarium at KLCC. Open daily 10am-8pm.
1 Utama [near parties] - Everything you could possibly want in a mall, from high end designer brands to indoor skydiving.
Amcorp Mall flea market [near classes] - A fun weekend excursion, lots of curious knick-knacks and quirky characters to while away your time.
Forevercare, Taman Tun Dr Ismail - Open daily 11am-12pm.
PB Blind Massage, Brickfields -
Open daily 10am-10pm.