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Everything you wanted to know about Malaysia!

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Map of Malaysia

Map of Malaysia



Capital - Kuala Lumpur

Currency - Ringgit (RM)

Language - Malay

Climate - Equatorial, the rainy season runs yearly from October-March.

Documentation - Malaysia allows Canadians to stay up to 30 days without a visa, after which various visas can allow longer stays. Passports need to be valid for at least six months past your travel time.


-Use both hands to greet.

-When handing something to another person ALWAYS use your right hand. Muslims consider it disrespectful if you use your left hand, it is regarded as used for “un-clean” activities.

-PDA is illegal. Men cannot be in a room alone with a single non-related female, even in the elevator. If they are married they must have a marriage license on them at all times, in case approached by a police officer.




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