Kuala lumpar for 30 days

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Kuala lumpar for 30 days

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Kuala lumpar appears to be rising in the ranks for expat living. Easy visa stuff for Cambodian and American couple . Cheap airfare from Cambodia. It appears to be some areas very modern and walkable with many condos/areas that have tree-lined trails ect.... Airbnb and lodging looks many good options 20-30 usd nightly . I do see the booze is expensive. Sleep meds unavailable....Any tips or recommendations for Kuala lumpar?
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Tiger beer 5 ringgit per can ($1.25) on the street, but costs more at supermarkets and Quick E Marts.

I stayed at an Airbnb in the Swiss Garden apartments near Bukit Bintang in September, was about $25/night, nice pool and close to Jalan Alor with all the food and all of Bukit Bintang's malls and bars. KL offers great food with Malay, Indian, Chinese, Middle Eastern and European. I could happily put on 10kg and probably would if I lived there.

ETA: They don't have tuk tuks but Grab cars were very cheap there, cheaper than Grab tuk tuks in PP. One of my rides was only $1.25.

Also electricity very cheap. In Sarawak (where I also went) for usage of 200-300kWh/month it's about 6c/unit. More if you use more, it's a sliding scale. Which is just over a third of the price here.
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Went once, didn't find any reason to ever go again, Just another city that happens to be in asia.

Penang would be a much better choice...
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I'd a great time in KL last month. Everything, except beer and cigarettes, is much cheaper. Great food, bang on.
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phuketrichard wrote: Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:43 pm Went once, didn't find any reason to ever go again, Just another city that happens to be in asia.

Penang would be a much better choice...
What about penang makes it a better choice?
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Talking mostly about Georgetown;
Smaller, UNESCO city (Georgetown), lots of history, great walking city, warm,& friendly people, great food, great transit system, close to the beach, (more than one) One of SE Asia's best hotel, ( the E & O, one of the grand ladies, along with the Strand and Raffles), budget accommodations as well, very mixed population, great for sightseeing, Good nightlife

All in all, one of my favorite cites in SE Asia

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phuketrichard wrote: Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:43 pm Went once, didn't find any reason to ever go again, Just another city that happens to be in asia.

Penang would be a much better choice...
Agreed. I personally enjoyed Penang a lot more. Amazing food and cool, old architecture. I really enjoyed getting my morning run in, down by the water.

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I love helipad bar. Seeing those iconic buildings from closeby with a fine guiness was nice. At the same time you see the mist over the hills outside of town. Batu caves, food, good nightlife in bb.
I take it over Bangkok for a stopover any day.
Unfortunately I have friends in Bangkok and the airfares are more competitive so end up there most of the times.
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Thanks all tips guys! Looks good...
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