Malaysia is a Muslim country and is one of the most multicultural countries in Southeast Asia. The population of 32.7 million people comprise of the Malays, Chinese, Indians, Indigenous people and expats.
The cuisine is heavily influenced by the locals – fusion food and traditional dishes from the various cultures are common and popular around Malaysia. Penang is also renowned for its food and is hailed as the Food Capital of Malaysia with its array of delicious food fusions.
Some unique practices adopted around Malaysia stems from Islamic practices such as saying ‘salam’ when greeting a senior, for example in workplaces, and dressing modestly.
Aside from the practices and multi-cultural society Malaysia is known for, it also offers a myriad number of attractions such as the rainforests, mountains and skyscrapers around the country.