It may be Southeast Asia’s most expensive city but you can do Singapore on a budget. Just.
Malaysia seems to get left off a lot of southeast Asian itineraries, and I’ve read at least 2 prominent travel blogs where they have disliked it and left early. I honestly don’t understand it.
After a hectic few weeks in Malaysia, our last stop was Melaka, where we planned to relax and not do very much.
With Borneo out of the equation due to time and costs, the question was how can we see something apart from cities and beaches on peninsular Malaysia? The answer was Taman Negara National Park.
Getting to the Perhentian islands proved a hassle, but was so worth the discomfort.