PENANG An island off the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia, Penang is blessed with a multicultural history that’s led to a fascinating fusion of East and West. Claimed by the British East India Company in 1786, the island’s city center of Georgetown—listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is filled with colonial architecture, temples, and museums. The island has also attracted many Chinese immigrants, who now make up the majority of the population. On Penang you’ll find an exciting mix of jungle, coast, farmland, and fishing villages, along with the country’s largest Buddhist temple. KUALA LUMPUR Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and one of the most famous Asian tourist spots is a hub of beauty, culture, and diversity. With skyscrapers high enough to meet the skies, Kuala Lumpur is a box of surprises. Its perfect climate all year round makes it a good place to visit, though May to September are the best months. There is a lot to love about Kuala Lumpur, a modern and exotic capital city of Malaysia. Many people visit this magnificent city because they are pulled by its lifestyle, fabulous shopping, world-class cuisine, pristine beaches, flourishing economy, sound education, and pulsating nightlife. The city remains a hidden treasure for many travellers and holidaymakers. The city is steeped in history and blessed with rich natural beauty. The number of attractions in Kuala Lumpur is remarkable; the great quantity of activities is absolutely amazing.