Malaysia

Currency
Malaysian Ringgit: 1MR=15p, 10MR=£1.50, 100MR=£15, 5MR=75p, 50MR=£7.50
Note: Can be bought before you arrive at currency exchanges, but there are also plenty of ATMs once you get there

VISA
As a UK citizen we got 90 days on arrival

Phrases
Thank You: Terima kasih

Highlights
• Orangutans
• The Bird Park in Kuala Lumpur (KL)
• The Botanical Gardens in KL
• Getting the local bus in Kota Kinabalu (KK)
• Our ‘secret’ beach on Sapi Island (Near KK)
• Snorkeling amongst the live coral and tropical fish
• Sunsets and a Long Island Iced Tea in KK (once the haze cleared)

Lowlights
• Sand fly bites
• The haze
• Mount Kinabalu was shut

Tips
• Get the shuttlebus from KL airport into the city
• Go for dinner at KK fish market
• Go to KL Central Market food hall