Arguably, unforgettable travel memories always make through experiences, rather than just visiting the places of interest. Therefore, the major travel players like TripAdvisor and Airbnb are also better offering experiential travel to the customers, for them to dig into the discovery of local cultures and lifestyles. One thing you must know, Malaysia is an amazing country to explore over a melting pot of multicultural adventure and diversity.There’s something so unique about exploring a new place, not as a tourist, but as a traveller. So, for all the travellers and adventure seekers out there, here’s the ultimate list that you probably want to add into your 2019 to-do-list,
The Kampung Life
To escape from the busy routine, there are plenty of kampung homestay you can go-for to experience the beauty of nature and be surrounded with flora and fauna. Take part in the host family’s lifestyle – be it staying over a traditional rumah papan or a slightly modern house. Get involve in their family activities like tapping rubber, harvesting fruits, catching fish, etc. Add more fun to your visit by joining their traditional games like sepaktakraw, congkak, gasing, and batu Seremban. Additionally, what’s better than having the opportunity to take part in local celebrations like weddings or festivals!
Learn to play and experience the traditional musical instruments, traditional dance, wayang kulit performance or batik painting. Approach the local craftsmen around, they will be more than happy to welcome you for joining the workshops or classes! If you’re an art enthusiast, you’ll be amazed with the uniqueness of the handicrafts, and what’s better, to take home your masterpieces as souvenirs!
Into The Culinary
Malaysia is an amazing place for good food with variety of traditional multicultural dishes hence making it a great place for culinary tourism! As much as you enjoy eating the local food, the experience will be doubled up with fun as you also learning how to cook it, from getting the ingredients at the market, to all the preparation take place for the dishes. Check out for the availability of cooking classes these days, you can’t miss it.
For adrenaline junkies, you wouldn’t want to miss trying some hardcore activities like water rafting, rock-climbing, or slightly extreme mountain or hill climbing. Malaysia is surrounded with islands and oceans that you can easily access for snorkelling and scuba diving. Go on an adventure by luring into tropical rainforests, jungle trekking and camping to experience the great outdoors scene with only the sounds of insects and sleeping under the stars at night.Getting out of the big city and daily busy routine sometimes would certainly give you better mind and happy soul. Get these tips to travel like a local, observe intimately on the culture, immerse yourself in the unique differences, especially if you get to the smaller cities on the outskirts.