Kuala Lumpur – The New ‘It’ Place of the Exotic East

Kuala Lumpur – The New ‘It’ Place of the Exotic East


Kuala Lumpur is the Garden City of Lights with the famous Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower shining brightly at night. It is the capital of Malaysia and home to around 1.6 million people. It is also considered as one of the most visited cities in the world, as it offers cultural diversity and gastronomic adventures that attract different groups of tourists. It is also one of the well known shopping centers in Asia.

Every day, visitors are flocking to this city making it the new ‘it’ place of East Asia.


From hostels to boutique and luxury five-star hotels, Kuala Lumpur offers a bed perfect for any budget. Accommodations in Kuala Lumpur cater to a wide range of travelers – whether you’re a backpacker, a couple on their honeymoon, or a family looking for new experiences.


1. For Backpackers

BackHome KL

BackHome KL aims to be your home away from home. Backpackers or solo travelers can choose between 4-bed, 6-bed and 8-bed dorms. There is also a 3-bed loft.

What makes BackHome your temporary home are the rooms complete with a chalk-board style door bearing your name. That’s quite handy if ever you forget your roommate’s names. Each bed features a small shelving system with a sliding door to keep those gadgets and daily toiletries without having to store them in the locker.

Get to swap stories with fellow travelers in the open-air dining area or air-conditioned common room. You can also grab a coffee at LOKL, the in-house coffee shop. A bed in their 4-bed room will cost you RM 68.00 (equivalent to $16).

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