Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia’s premier shopping destinations due to its location beneath the Petronas Twin Towers. Apart from this, Bukit Bintang district has the highest concentration of shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur. It houses various cafes, alfresco dining outlets and retail malls. The Bangsar district also has a few shopping complexes, including Bangsar Village, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens. The Damansara subdivision north-west of Kuala Lumpur, though not in the city-proper, is the home of the only IKEA outlet in the country, and a cluster of locally operated malls such as Cathay Multi Screen Cinemas, The Curve, Power Centre and One Utama. Apart from shopping complexes, KL has designated numerous zones in the city to market locally manufactured products such as textiles, fabrics and handicrafts and the Chinatown, commonly known as Petaling Street is one of them featuring many pre-independence buildings with Straits Chinese and colonial architectural influences. KL’s Central Market (Pasar Seni), which was once the city’s wet market, offers an assortment of arts and craft merchandise, varying from antiques and paintings to souvenirs and clothing.
The cuisine here reflects the multi-ethnicity in restaurants, malls and street-side hawkers’ stalls; in KL, food is served in buildings which are housing cafes, restaurants, fast food outlets and street hawkers, offering a delectable gourmet adventure with a blend of Indian, Continental, Chinese, Malay and Japanese food fare. The most popular Maly food is char kwey tiaw, asam laksa, rojak and nasi goreng.
Protected by the Titiwangsa Mountains in the east and Indonesia’s Sumatra Island in the west, the city has a tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny, along with abundant rainfall, especially during the northeast monsoon season from October to March. Otherwise, temperatures tend to remain constant throughout the year, with the winter season being.
The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations and has its boundary touching that of Kelantan in the north and shares part of its border with Perak to the west..
The three townships of Cameron are Ringlet, Tanah Rata and Brinchang. Ringlet is the first town after the turn off at the Tapah Interchange and is one of the agricultural hubs of the region. Tanah Rata is the administrative centre of the Cameron Highlands and the general hospital, police station and post office are located at this municipality. Brinchang is the biggest town of the retreat. Hence, The Cameron Highlands is a vast area of rolling green hills, tea plantations and forests stretching along the road from the town of Ringlet, then through the main towns of Tanah Rata, Brinchang and beyond.
The five settlements in the area are the Bertam Valley, Kea Farm, Tringkap, Kuala Terla and Kampung Raja. All are separated from one another by a considerable distance. Bertam Valley is involved with the growing of flowers and vegetables.Kea Farm is the highest village in peninsular Malaysia. ROSE CENTRE Kea Farms in Cameron Highland is located in the Rose Valley Village. Spread over 10 levels of terraces due to it’s cool climate, this place is the biggest attraction for Cameron Highland’s visitors.
The Center contains over 100 varieties of roses in every imaginable color including black and green and, besides roses, there are thousands of species of flowers as well as dozens of varieties of orchids. Some flowers even have their names derived from the unique shapes, like ‘butterfly’ and ‘ladies shoes’.
Visitors can venture through an exhilarating journey of various cultural murals, stone sculptures, which blend well with the landscaping. Souvenirs, fresh roses, potted plants are on sale.