Archive of ‘Malaysia’ category

(Not that) Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala lumpur central market

I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but when my husband asked if I wanted to go to the Central Market in Kuala Lumpur my first thought was, “Oh they have that grocery store chain here?” Um. No. Not that Central Market. This one is far more interesting. Ready for your history lesson? KL’s Central […] Read more…

5 things: To love about Kuala Lumpur’s malls

KLCC Mall

It seems that all over Southeast Asia, people spend a majority of their time in malls, and not necessarily because they have a shopping habit. The consumerism bothers a lot of travelers, but for locals and expats alike, malls offer more than just another product. Here are my 5 favorite things about the malls in […] Read more…

KLCC Park, Kuala Lumpur

Playing beneath the Petronas towers.

Kuala Lumpur’s version of Central Park, the KLCC Park spans 50-tropical-acres in KL’s downtown core. And it includes 2-acres of children’s playground equipment – a great place to do some pre-dinner playing. Be warned though, not many of the play structures are actually in the shade, making some of the slides quite hot for bare legs […] Read more…

Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

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A trip to the aquarium is a kid-friendly winner in any city, but Kuala Lumpur’s Oceanarium – a nearly 300-foot long underwater tunnel – makes it extra special. Giant sea turtles, sharks and sting rays swim right above as you walk or ride the slow-moving walkway.  Other fun displays are The Coast touch pool – […] Read more…