Hands-down, Southeast Asia is a travel hotspot for jetsetters looking for amazing, affordable adventure. One popular destination in the area is the capital city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur is a bustling, vibrant city filled with one-of-a-kind experiences, friendly locals, tasty foods and picturesque views. From the Petronas Towers to the Batu Caves, you won’t be bored anywhere you go in the city.
Model, Maureen Powel (@maureenpowel) recently visited Kuala Lumpur and the colorful snapshots from her journey immediately put a smile on our faces. The joy in her photos has us ready to book a trip of our own ASAP. Don’t believe us? Check out a few pics and use our insider tips to help you book your adventure. See you there!
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Welcome to Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a bustling metropolis that’s a feast for the senses. Filled with friendly locals, street markets, towering skyscrapers, amazing nightlife and more, Kuala Lumpur is the perfect introduction to Malaysian culture. Planning a trip is pretty affordable with 1 U.S. dollar equalling 4.13 Malaysian Ringgit. Visit from May to July or December to February to enjoy the best weather.
Photo Credit: @maureenpowel
Face the Day
Though Kuala Lumpur might not seem flashy on surface, the city is overflowing with affordable luxury accommodations that offer convenient access to the sights and gorgeous views like at hotspot, The Face Suites. The epic city views from the rooftop pool make for epic IG moments.
Photo Credit: The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
Sky High Cuisine
Malaysia’s cuisine is a mashup of its Malay, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian and Bornean citizens. The country’s food also pull flavors from Thai, Portuguese and Arabian culture. If you want to experience a unique culinary adventure, grab a friend or bae and check out Dinner in the Sky, and indulge in Malaysian dishes while taking in a sky-high view of the city.
Photo Credit: Dinner in the Sky Malaysia
The streets of Kuala Lumpur are filled with color. Just take a walk through some of its neighborhoods or visit famous attractions like the Batu Caves, and let the vibrancy fill your life – and your photos – with joy and color.