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Your comprehensive guide to the best events and things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Best things to do at night in KLBest things to do at night in KL

Best things to do at night in KL

For nights when you just want to veer away from alcohol and thumping music, these night-time hangout spots and activities still pack all the fun; and they...

Best parks in KL

Best parks in KL

Instead of hanging out with mall rats at yet another new shopping centre, spend a quiet hour or two walking around at these parks in KL filled with lush...

Best places to watch live sports in KL

Best places to watch live sports in KL

Why watch a match at home when you can do it at a lively venue filled with like-minded fans. From semi-open air food courts to sports bars, these are the best...

Best bits of KL: Chow Kit

Best bits of KL: Chow Kit

‘Chow Kit Road, di tengah bandaraya orang merata-rata. Dari segala bangsa tua atau muda. Ada yang berkereta ada yang jalan saja. Ada yang cuci mata,’ – the...

27 things to do in KL

27 things to do in KL

From secret gems to critics’ picks, here’s the definitive guide to the best things KL has to offer. So start checking off this bumper list curated...

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Stay home and be merry

Stay home and be merry

Wine, craft beer, spirits and cocktails delivered by your favourite bars. The MCO has been extended, but this doesn’t mean you have to become teetotal....

Stay home, eat in

Stay home, eat in

Having food delivered or ordering ahead and picking it up yourself with minimal contact is the new norm for now. Food and beverage outlets that are closed...

Best bits of KL

Chow Kit

Chow Kit

‘Chow Kit Road, di tengah bandaraya orang merata-rata. Dari segala bangsa tua atau muda. Ada yang berkereta ada yang jalan saja. Ada yang cuci...

Jalan Besar in Salak South

Jalan Besar in Salak South

The residents of Salak South are still living their days in a haze of ’70s nostalgia. But the small, Mandarin-speaking town was established way back in...

Pekan Sungai Besi in Sungai Besi

Pekan Sungai Besi in Sungai Besi

As if time has held Pekan Sungai Besi hostage, the town has remained fairly untouched for the past 80 years. Many have walked unsuspectingly into this former...

Little India in Klang

Little India in Klang

Little India, of Klang, isn’t a Little India of posters and postcards. Little India, of Klang, is one whose music – an exercise of high-decibel...

KL area guides

Bangsar

Bangsar

Bangsar has gone through many phases – unobtrusive residential area, clubbing haven, arts and culture quarter, and now, café district. From the...

Hartamas

Hartamas

Populated by expatriates and upper middle class families, Hartamas is fancy – even its name says so (‘harta’, treasure; ‘mas’,...

Damansara

Damansara

The wide land that is Damansara has the privilege of being both KL and Selangor. It can be confusing – Bukit Damansara for example, is not exactly near...

KL City

KL City

Your cheat sheet to all the best restaurants, shops and things to do in the main areas of the city centre including Bukit Bintang, Petaling Street and Pudu.

Damansara Utama

Damansara Utama

Damansara Utama is home to Damansara Uptown, the land of hard-to-find parking spots and more cafés than you can shake a stick at. We say park in the new...

Sunway

Sunway

Let’s not mask the fact that Sunway is an area dominated by students, which isn’t saying that it’s a bad thing. If you need help getting...

101 things to do in KL

Attractions and Activities

Attractions and Activities

From exploring a housing village in the city to diving into a tank full of sharks, here's our definitive list of the best tourist attractions and things to do...

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

From checking out graffiti to the annual Thaipusam procession at Batu Caves, here's our definitive list to the best arts and culture experiences in KL.

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Whether it's street food from the trunk of a motorbike or seared foie gras in the skies of KL, here's a list of must-eats.

Music and Nightlife

Music and Nightlife

Party at a helipad, catch a live gig or hang out at super cool speakeasy bars. Here's our list of the best music and nightlife experiences in KL.

The best of KL

Shops

Shops

Best shops in KL: The full list From slick concept stores to bargain finds, fresh produce and genuine heritage institutions – we’ve got the...

Brunch

Brunch

The elusive hybrid of breakfast and lunch has never tasted this good. So kickstart your lazy weekend with these best brunch dishes Best brunch spots The Good...

Cafés

Cafés

You’ve got to admit that a trip to a good café sets you in a cheery mood – the sun-soaked space, glorious sunny side ups and that tingling...

Coffee

Coffee

KL's coffee culture is an expanding landscape of imported beans, state-of-the-art machines, hip baristas, and silky smooth pours. Here are the best coffee...

Kids' activities

Kids' activities

Kuala Lumpur's top attractions for families Latest kids' events Dinoscovery by Dinosaurs Live! Travel back in time to the Mesozoic era 250 million years ago to...

Public libraries

Public libraries

The best public libraries in the city for the bookishly curious, and kids Libraries for the kids Playcentre Library Set in a humble bungalow house, this...

KL photo essays

KL's old cinemas: A long goodbye

KL's old cinemas: A long goodbye

We go back to the cinemas of yesteryear KL, long before the complete takeover of plush cineplexes and their digital motion pictures.

Rivers of KL: Portrait of a silent river

Rivers of KL: Portrait of a silent river

A river always takes the path of least resistance, often resulting in a crooked path. From the very first cup to ultra-modern hydroelectric dams, the mastery...