“If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is Asia”.Asia is one of the largest continents of the world which shrouds the maximum region in the world map.Rich in all senses,be it cultural heritage,arts ,science ,literature,places,ethics and morals,Asia has always made an incredible remark over people’s mind and their perspective of looking at things as a whole.Asian people have a unique way about them and a different sense of beauty. There’s a hardness to the culture, but at the same time there’s a delicateness.Every small part of this huge body has an intrinsic and a munificent role in the world overview.One such part is the country of dreams and aspirations,Malaysia.Malaysia is a country unlike any other,full of promise and fragility. Its history, cultural and religious diversity make it a rich, compelling and surprising land to dwell in with its diversified places with different segments of importance.
Located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo,Malaysia is a country situated in South-East Asia.Accredited as the 9th most visited place in the world ,this beauteous country has abound things to do in every area of living life,be it entertainment,tourism,education and lots more.The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, which plays a large role in politics.This exotic country is also referred as the land of biodiversity and has subsequently produced a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, The country is megadiverse with a high number of species and high levels of endemism.It is estimated to contain 20 per cent of the world’s animal species.
Malaysia has a multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multilingual society. Traditional Malaysian art was mainly centred around the areas of carving, weaving, and silversmithing.Traditional art ranges from handwoven baskets from rural areas to the silverwork of the Malay courts. Common artworks included ornamental kris, beetle nut sets, and woven batik and songket fabrics. Indigenous East Malaysians are known for their wooden masks.Each ethnic group have distinct performing arts, with little overlap between them. Malaysia has grown by leaps and bounds with its focus on promoting Malaysia at the domestic and international levels. It aims to market Malaysia as a premier destination of excellence in the region. Its vision is to make the tourism industry a prime contributor to the socio-economic development of the nation.With the growth of world tourism and Malaysia’s potential as a tourism destination, has contributed to the change and focus in the country’s tourism sector. It has helped generate substantive foreign exchange earnings and employment. Tourism Malaysia now has 34 overseas and 11 marketing representative offices.Malaysia is a mix of the modern world and a developing nation. With its investment in the high technology industries and moderate oil wealth, it has become one of the richer nations in Southeast Asia. Malaysia, for most visitors, presents a happy mix: there is high-tech infrastructure and things generally work well and more or less on schedule,
Moreover,Malaysia also reflects a great positive sign in term of cuisine.Malaysia’s cuisine reflects the multi-ethnic makeup of its population.Many cultures from within the country and from surrounding regions have greatly influenced the cuisine. All these unique things and aspects which Malaysia beholds make the country worth being called “Truly Asia”.There are various beautiful national parks in Malaysia. Most nationalities can enter Malaysia without a visa, and they would be issued a 14, 30 or 90 day entry permit stamp on their passport. This would indicate the length of stay granted.There are many different types of expeditions available, ranging from those where you hardly lose sight of the hotel to those where you are fully immersed in the jungle with only the guide and yourself.Malaysia has excellent scuba diving. The most popular spots are the islands off the East Coast of peninsular Malaysia i.e.Perhentian Islands, Redang,Tioman and many more, although the dive season is limited to April to September. However, the most famous dive site — often ranked among the best in the world — is Sipadan.There are many other less well known sites, like Layang Layang.When it comes to visiting Malaysia as a tourist,the most important factor that comes into account is the cost.The country has driven out solutions to this too.Budget hotels and youth hostels are available in most cities and around most tourist destinations. As with most budget accommodations, some are more reliable than others. Be cautious when selecting budget accommodation to avoid places that house illegal vice activities.
“Travelling is the art of the mankind” Indeed,a person would love to travel to places that bring out that spice and pinch of flavor in the monotonous busy lives.Malaysia is one of the best place to visit which also dealts with all the safety and crime-free visit of thousands of tourists that come in the place to witness the beauty of such a whimsical place.If you are most interested in taking the pulse of a city, Kuala Lumpur’s crazy quilt ultra-modern skyline, including the famous Petronas Twin Towers, is worth visiting. Ipoh may be of more interest if you prefer a somewhat slower paced city that features elegant colonial-era buildings from about 100 years ago, and Malacca is for those who want to trace the colonial and imperial history of Malaysia several hundred years further back. Penang is known for its great food and relatively long-standing and institutionalized Chinese and Indian communities, who share the city with Malay and Thai communities.Malaysia is also well-known for some pristine beaches with great diving opportunities, such as Sipadan off the coast of Sabah and the Perhentian Islands, which are off the coast of northern Terengganu. Coastlines in the less industrialized parts of the country, in general, are well worth driving through for their natural beauty and relaxing seaside kampung (villages), though beware not to swim at any beach which is not protected by capes, lest you be swept away by a powerful undertow.e not to swim at any beach which is not protected by capes, lest you be swept away by a powerful undertow.
Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world would sleep, Asia will awake to life and Malaysia will e the morning clock that would come up with a blissful morning awakening thousands of cheerful lives into contentment and lark.Indeed,Malaysia is TRULY ASIA.