- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Thailand is filled with Thai's. Vietnam with Vietnamese. Cambodia with Cambodians. But Malaysia... Indian, Chinese, and Malaysian all in one beautiful country. With such diversity comes a country which one can venture through and continuously be excited by intriguing colours, smells, sights, and people.

If you get a chance to stay in Kuala Lumpur and need a rad hostel, check out Le Village! It's like living with a family in one big cozy house.

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Kuala Lumpur is the modern, bustling and lush-green capital of Malaysia, a testament to the Southeast Asian nation clawing its way in recent decades out of the developing world and into the WiFi-enabled modern one.

At the confluence of the Klang and Gombak rivers, and lying just over 30 kilometres from the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, KL, as it is commonly known, is not as old as some other Southeast Asian capitals. But it still lays claim to some historical sites of interest, such as mosques, temples, and British colonial-era architecture.

The past and present collide here, with the city's modern architecture also a real pull. The city boasts some amazing cutting-edge buildings, such as the the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world, and Menara KL, the world's fourth tallest communications tower, for starters. The city, together with the surrounding Klang valley, is the fastest growing area in Malaysia, and ... Read our complete Kuala Lumpur travel guide

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