With its bustling cities, culinary experiences, beautiful pristine beaches, idyllic islands, national parks and rain-forests teeming with wildlife, the catchy tourism slogan “Malaysia, Truly Asia” rings true as this country is a melting pot of diverse Asian cultures. Malaysia has a multitude of experiences to offer to the travelers who often visit this country. Malaysia is the neighbour of Thailand and Vietnam which are known for their cheap thrills. Despite that, the currency of Malaysia, Ringgit, does not stretch as much as it would in terms of Thai Baht or Vietnamese Dong. But with some careful and thrifty planning, travelling around Malaysia can be quite cost effective.
Tourist traps are nothing new. They occur all over the world, including Phuket (Thailand). You see, there are always people looking to scam tourists and trap them into paying extra. In order to prepare you better for your next Phuket visit, here are 6 tourist traps that you should keep an out for:
Koh Samui also spelled Ko Samui (notably without the “h”) is the second-largest island in Thailand. It’s located in the Chumphon Archipelago and is in the province of Surat Thani. Around 63,000 people live on the island of Koh Samui, which is quickly becoming one the top tourist destinations in the country of Thailand. It’s home to beautiful beaches, a number of interesting things to do, and has a beautiful tropical jungle – one that’s been completely unspoiled by man – at its center. Really, it’s no wonder that everyone wants to visit Koh Samui. Let’s go over some the many other reasons why this island is one of Bangkok’s top tourist attractions.
The Habsburgs were an imperial powerhouse in Austria and Hofburg is a testament to their lasting influence. Here you can see the private apartments of the Emperor, and experience the unparalleled luxury of imperial life. One of the most beloved sites within the palace is the Sisi museum, concerning the life and mythos of the late Empress.
Vacations with your kids before their teens are a very different experience than when they’re older. Older kids tend to want to have more alone time and go on more adventurous trips. Younger kids on the other and have a wide-eyed curiosity about everything. They enjoy seeing new things, going to new places and enjoying life in different parts of the country. Here are 10 amazing places you can take your kids before their teens.