Malaysia, country of Southeast Asia, lying just north of the Equator that is composed of two noncontiguous regions: Peninsular Malaysia (Semenanjung Malaysia) also called West Malaysia (Malaysia Barat), which is on the Malay Peninsula, and East Malaysia (Malaysia Timur), which is on the island of Borneo. The Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, lies in the western part of the peninsula, about 25 miles (40 km) from the coast; the administrative centre, Putrajaya, is located about 16 miles (25 km) south of the capital.
Malaysia, meaning the ''Land of Malays" is a federation of 13 states and 3 federal territories divided into country with territory on both the Asian mainland and of diverse inhabitants has led Malaysia to lead a varied lifestyle as well; from food and festivities to art and culture.
WEATHER - Malaysia enjoys tropical weather year round however due to its proximity to water the climate is often quite humid. Despite this, the weather is never too hot temperature's range from a mild 20ºC to 30ºC average throughout the year; however the highlands experience cooler temperature,
CURRENCY - Malaysian Ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia, that is generally accepted both at a professional and at the local level. The currency mode is MYR and 100 sens (cents) make up 1 MYR.
FOOD - Malaysian Cuisine consists of cooking traditions and practices found in Malaysia, and reflects the multi- ethnic make up of its population. The vast majority of Malaysia's population can roughly be divided among three major ethnic group: Malays, Chinese and Indians.
VISA - Travelers simply fill out an online application that enables certain foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia.