If you're looking for a study in contrasts and a peek into Malaysia's future, then a stopover in Putrajaya near Kuala Lumpur beckons.
Malaysia is one of the easiest countries you could find to drive around.
Historical sites, cat sculptures and the famed Sarawak laksa make Kuching ripe for exploration.
It's easy to get to from Singapore and just a one-stop flight from Australia.
The understated sophistication of the St Regis makes chilling out here a delight.
Melaka is the creation of an extraordinary blend of cultures. Brian Johnston takes a guided walk through a port city of happy harmonies.
There's a surprise and a fragrant delight around every bend on this evocative rail journey.
Absorbing Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures, Malaysia is an assault on senses. Adventurous types hop across to Borneo to experience their dense forests filled with orangutans, remote tribes, or climb Mount Kinabalu. No trip is complete without consuming a bowl of thick, curry-flavoured coconut laksa; sample some of its best in foodie capital Penang, shop 'til you drop in KL, or simply laze on an island beach.