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Tours in KL: Withlocals

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A traveller we met up with while in Kuala Lumpur recommended we check out the tour-selling platform Withlocals. After a false start, we ended up on an afternoon walking tour through Kampung Baru billed as “the best Asia food tour” with Nadia. The site describes her as being “the charming local”, which she certainly is, though the tour itself did not represent the best value in town.

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Once we made the booking and payment, we were passed Nadia’s contact details. She got in touch via text message to sort out where we’d meet and asked about food allergies and so on. Two days later we met out front of the fabulous Chow Kit Market in the northern reaches of downtown Kuala Lumpur. With 20 years in Southeast Asia, we’ve seen my share of wet markets, but Chow Kit is still well worth a look, with a vast fresh produce section and a wet market loaded with beef, chicken and flopping seafood. As the market is halal, pork ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 600 words.)

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