When I and my wife visited Kuala Lumpur back in the early 2000s, we were very
disappointed because of the fact that the city is pretty much under construction. You
can find that most of the structures that you see today are still under development so
you can imagine the dustiness and the dirt that is associated with mass growth and
Fast forward 15 years and my view of Malaysia’s capital city has changed considerably.
Not only are there a lot of high-rise buildings but the city also managed to preserve its
forest parks and greeneries.
There is no shortage of things to do here. You can either have a moment in peace or
you can eat your heart out with so many different food options. Single men can hang out
with gorgeous girl escorts as they can find an assortment of nightspots in the metro.
If you are thinking about going to Kuala Lumpur, read this article to find out some of the
best things to do there.
Go All-Out Shopping
Head on over to Bukit Bintang as this place has been deemed by the locals as a
shopaholic’s paradise. Here, you can find pretty much all premier shopping malls,
including the infamous Pavilion Mall, the Low Yat Plaza, and so much more.
After you’ve shopped and bought your things, you can then head on over to the Lot 10
mall which has an amazing assortment of food stalls and restaurants. You will surely
have a lot of different foods on offer.
Eat Some Street Foods
If you are the more adventurous type and you do not want the ambiance of a mall when
you eat, you can go to the popular Jalan Alor which is a premier strip of street foods.
Here, you can find plenty of hawker food stalls that serve up pretty much anything that
you can think of. You will find foods that are inspired by the local Malays, as well as
having Chinese and Indian influencers, among many others.
This is a great place to hang out with friends and find new ones and you will be happy to
know that the food here is so inexpensive that you can have so many different foods all
Relax at the Gardens
Kuala Lumpur is a very busy city, but that doesn’t mean that there are no spots where
you cannot relax. Travel to the Perdana Botanical Gardens and you will find a massive
park that has a lot in store for visitors.
The lake gardens are filled with a vast array of tourist attractions, including some lovely
flower arrangements, a big lake, romantic white bridges, an Herb garden, an Orchid
Garden, sculptures, and so much more.
The lake gardens are so big that it actually encapsulates a lot of Kuala Lumpur’s other
theme parks as well.
Go Up Top the Helipad
If you want an out of this world nightspot experience, then I highly recommend that you
go to the Heli Lounge Bar.
As the name implies, the bar is actually on top of a helipad and although there is no
helicopter parked there, you can actually have a few drinks with your friends or with a
Not only do you get to see a lot of people enjoying their nights here but the sheer sight
of the city coupled with the cool night’s breeze makes it an exhilarating experience indeed.