While being indoors with the air-con on full blast is a convenient way to avoid the scorching heat here in the city, it’s a literal melting pot of culture out there waiting to be explored. Here are our top recommendations:
1. Get rare finds from the Fuyoh Art Bazaar at Publika
Calling all art enthusiasts! The Fuyoh Art Bazaar is not only strategically placed; it also has handmade items such as decorations and jewelry (think statement jewelry pieces with gemstones) by creatively different vendors. This is the place to go if you’re into collecting rare items or if you just want to channel your inner bohemian.
2. Fix your 2AM dim sum craving at Restaurant Yan Yan A One, Old Klang Road
Unhealthy late night meals are not limited to just Mamak and fast food chains anymore. Head over to this 24-hour dim sum restaurant to get a variety of choices like dumplings, Cheong Fun, and Lou Mai Kai. Another good news: They are extremely affordable! Costing less than RM5 per plate.
3. Take amazing OOTDs and artistic shots at Laman Seni, Shah Alam
Besides being extremely Insta-worthy, this back lane is fully decorated with artwork by some of KL’s most talented artists. Definitely something worth checking out if you want to spend the day taking cool shots with your buddies. Do it for the ‘gram!
4. Explore Malaysia’s Little India at Brickfields
There are historical buildings and loads of yummy Indian food to choose from so there’s always something to do. Nestled in the colourful rows of shops are also beautiful traditional costumes, accessories, and beauty salons where can you get services like eyebrow threading and henna art for a cheap price.
5. Party, dine, and drink at TREC, Jalan Tun Razak
Dubbed as one of the city’s most happening nightlife destinations, TREC is fairly new for a place that’s bustling with people every weekend. With Zouk being an obvious attraction to club-goers, there are also plenty of options to choose from. A definite place to go if you’re into bar-hopping!
6. Browse through the famous 2.4km long pasar Malam at Taman Connaught
When you’re craving for good food but is a little tight on budget, head over to this night stall filled to the brim with all the local street food you can imagine. We guarantee that you and your friends are going to be so spoilt for choice during this long street food adventure.
7. Treat yourself to good food and music at No Black Tie, Bukit Bintang
Going for something a little fancy but can’t decide where to go? No Black Tie is the place to be to experience not just a gastronomical journey but jazz music by some of KL’s best. Every occasion needs the perfect background music to compliment the moment and this is where you can get it.
8. Get everything done at Jalan Telawi, Bangsar
We’re not being overdramatic when we say that this street has it all. If you are indecisive then Jalan Telawi is the perfect place for you to eat, shop, drink, get a massage, and many more. As much as we dread the parking and the crowd, this place is still a definite favourite among many for its convenience.