1. There are no strict rules regarding dress here; locals hold an informal style, they can even visit important activities in casual clothes. For exploring the city casual wear is perfect, here it is prevalent among people of all ages.
2. Going for a walk, be sure to have sunscreen with you, as sun is particularly crafty in summer months. For those, who expect to spend time outdoors, repellents would be useful.
3. It is uncommon to leave a tip in restaurants and hotels. In some upscale places, it may be included in the bill and is usually not more than 10% of the total order.
4. Locals are very hospitable, so in any case don’t refuse an invitation to come for a visit. Welcoming hosts would obviously offer guests some drinks and food that won’t be refused too.
6. You have to take and pass food, money and other items with your right hand only. If you pass an object with your left hand, then this would be considered a serious insult, and may cause resentment.
7. On entering the religious objects and living spaces be sure to take off your shoes. Travelers who expect to attend mosques and other places of worship should choose clothes carefully. It shouldn’t be too bright and open-necked.
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9. Be sure to bargain on markets and in private trading pavilions. Even if you haven’t succeeded in lowering price, you can reckon on a nice souvenir from the seller. It is also worth to mention that some markets work exclusively at night.
10. Hand language is rather peculiar and has a ton of features. For example, during a conversation in any case don’t point off any object or person with your forefinger, as this gesture is offensive. Don’t touch the head, which is consider sacred by locals. Stroking a head is prohibited, children are no exception.
Malaysia: travelling advices5. It is convenient and profitable to buy original souvenirs, crafts of local craftsmen, and even food at special night markets. The stifling heat subsides in the evening. In addition, prices go down closer to the closing time. Sellers make discounts more readily.
6. Free Wi-Fi is available in many public places in the country. You can purchase a SIM card from one of the local operators to make calls. Mobile Internet is also well developed here. It has a large coverage area.
7. It is most convenient to take US dollars to the trip. They can be exchanged for the national currency - the Malaysian ringgit. The most profitable exchange rate is in small exchange offices. Cards are accepted almost everywhere.
8. Malaysia is a multicultural country. Its inhabitants respect the religious beliefs of representatives of different faiths. Buddhist, Muslim, and Christian holidays are celebrated at the state level here. You should check the calendar of holidays before you travel, so as not to get into a situation when everything is closed. For example, it will be problematic to have a snack during daylight hours during the Holy month of Ramadan in places where the Muslim population lives. … Open