How gorgeous is this hotel... remind you of the Raffles... I thought so too... I found out that 4 Armenian brothers (The Sarkies) built this hotel first in 1884 and then followed it with the Raffles in Singapore as a sister property... Alas... no famed cocktail to be had here...
MALAYSIA November 23rd 2009 Location: Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Johor Bahru, Lumut, Pulau Pangkor, Cameron Highlands, Penang
Length of Stay: 37 Days
Cost per Day: $13
Well... What a pleasant surprise Malaysia has turned out to be... Quite easily a country you could plan to visit for several weeks and end up staying several months.... Free visa on arrival by the way is given for 90 days...
I did head to Indonesia after Singapor ... read more
Asia » Malaysia During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more