Episode 3: Why Kuala Lumpur Should Be Your First Stop In Malaysia

Published Categorized as Podcast
This article may contain compensated links. Read the disclaimer for more info. We follow our review guidelines

Heading to Malaysia? Fantastic! No doubt, you’ll want to visit the capital, Kuala Lumpur. So what should you do there?

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and, with over 1.8 million people, there is a lot to do here. It’s home to the iconic Petronas Towers and the just-being-finished second tallest building in the world, Merdeka 118. There are fascinating museums, mosques, colonial history, an amazing bird park, some of the best food you’ll ever eat and so much more.

Since you’ll most probably visit Kuala Lumpur when you head to Malaysia, we talk all about it in this podcast episode.

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur
Petronas Twin Towers at KLCC

There is a lot to enjoy about Kuala Lumpur (or KL as its often referred). So much, in fact, that even though I have been there countless times, I feel I have still only scratched the surface.

That’s why I am joined by Siddoz, a KL tour guide who you can find on withlocals here – a website that helps you connect with local and private tour guides. He is going to share the best of KL with us.

By the end of this episode, you’re going to be super excited to visit KL and have tons of ideas about what you want to do and eat.

If you find this podcast helpful, the best way to encourage me to keep going is to subscribe and leave a review here. I really appreciate it!

Listen to it here:

Want some help planning your trip to Malaysia? Click here to download your free Malaysia Trip Planning checklistWe’ll help you get ready for your trip! 

Have any questions? Join our Malaysia Travel Planning Facebook group here now! It’s the perfect place to ask any questions and to be inspired.

Here’s an overview of what we talked about today:

  • Why people should visit Kuala Lumpur
  • The three things everyone should do when they come to Kuala Lumpur
  • The weather in Kuala Lumpur
  • How to get around Kuala Lumpur (including a free option)
  • The three things everyone should eat when they come to Kuala Lumpur
  • The benefits of doing a food tour in Kuala Lumpur
  • How long to stay in Kuala Lumpur to at least see the highlights
  • Siddoz’s top tips for visiting Kuala Lumpur

Click here to listen now!

Episode 3: Why Kuala Lumpur Should Be Your First Stop In Malaysia

Subscribe And Review

If you haven’t subscribed to my podcast, make sure you subscribe right now on iTunes here! You can also find this podcast on Spotify here.

If you love talking about everything Malaysia travel related, you won’t want to miss it.

I would extra appreciate a review in iTunes. This helps others find my podcast and I love reading them too. This is the best way to thank me if you find my content useful. I’ll also read it out loud in a future podcast.

Just click here to write one now.

Want Help Having An Awesome Food Experience in KL?

Join a Simply Enak (aka delicious) Food Tour!

There are three different options depending on whether you want to concentrate on street food, nightlife or off the beaten track places.

No matter what you pick, you’ll taste a range of fabulous local food and drinks while learning the history and culture of Kuala Lumpur.

There’s no better way to discover this great city.

Make sure you use the coupon code DIVE30 for RM30 off your tour.

Click here for all your options.

Links Mentioned In This Episode

Click here to download your free Malaysia Trip Planning checklistWe’ll help you get ready for your trip! 

You can ask questions about this episode (or anything else) in the Malaysia Travel Planning Facebook group at MalaysiaPlanning.com.

Next episode, I describe about your perfect first trip itinerary. We go through the places you can go with a week or two in Malaysia and everything you can enjoy along the way. Get ready to be very inspired! Click here to listen now.

Click here to find all my podcast episodes.

By Sharon Gourlay

Sharon is a certified Malaysia travel expert and can't get enough of travelling and talking about Malaysia since she first visited 21 years ago. She travels around Malaysia multiple times a year both alone and with her kids. She used to call Penang home and especially loves this food paradise. Sharon also has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies, a Certificate III in International Travel Sales and has been certified by Tourism Malaysia as a Malaysia Travel Expert. Through this site, she'll help you have the perfect trip to this amazing destination.