As far as I could see in my travels, unfortunately, only 4 days, Kuala Lumpur is a modern city, efficient, with numerous skyscrapers, trains, metro, and a huge number of taxis and buses. Everything is new, shiny, this for sure, and only the heath of the tropics and Muslims around remind you of being in Asia.
The cost of living low, and the fact that over 80% is Muslim did not create any special problems. The city does not offer much, or something special, it really is too global and similar to Singapore but on a larger scale. After two… Continue reading
Singapore is one of the main financial districts in Asia, the whole city is a big business center with several areas built in order to host the workers during the night. That is all.
Coming from years spent in Thailand I was astonished when I saw the organization, the cleanness, the technology, all the glittering.
After the first nice impression I was setting my backpack in a small hotel room quite clean but certainly ”asian sized”.
A city-state, Singapore is the world’s fourth leading financial center and a cosmopolitan world city, playing a key role in international trade and finance.… Continue reading