February 28, 2011

Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

We all love the street food in Kuala Lumpur. The locals provide a mixture of  Indian, Chinese , Malay cuisines that delight event the pickiest tummies. Thou all these great stall foods are available, Kuala Lumpur does have some amazing restaurants to pick from. Some of the best are right down the road from Apple Hotel.  The backpacker’s paradise of Tong Shin is also around the corner making it a likely meeting place for other tourists. The road in mind is Changkat Bukit Bintang. Changkat Bukit Bintang is full of surprises.  It may seem like it has a lot night clubs and […]
February 27, 2011

Enjoy Kaula Lumpur like a Local

Enjoy KL Like a Local By Erika Lehamn As a boutique budget hotel, Apple offers guests the opportunity to live like a local no matter how brief a stay in exciting Kuala Lumpur might be. Nestled conveniently between the awe inspiring Petronas towers in City Center, Tasik Perdana Park, and Kelab Golf Driaja Selangor Club, the hidden jems of this historic city shine in plane sight from Apple’s location at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. One step out of Apple’s welcoming doors on Jalan Alor Road gives guests easy access to the unique neighborhood and adventurous experiences beyond. Start the […]
February 26, 2011

A Spiritual, Multicultural Experience

By Erika Lehaman Just like the modern yet historic city around it, Apple opens its doors to travelers of all cultural and religious backgrounds. Islam, Buddhism, Hindu, and Christian traditions add to Malaysia’s cultural richness. Kuala Lumpur embraces visitors on a spiritual quest, or those who want to enjoy the architecture of the houses of worship. Here’s the rundown on some of the main spiritual centers that Apple is honoured to help guests reach: For those who feel spiritual when enjoying nature, Malaysia offers limitless potential for a great retreat. Specifically close to Apple in Kuala Lumpur is the Batu […]
February 24, 2011

How Many of These have you done in Kuala Lumpur

We decided to add 5 things every tourist should do in Kuala Lumpur. How many can you check off your list. KLCC or Petronas Towers, These picturesque towers are about a 20 minute walk from Apple Hotel. You can catch the monorail but still a good 7 minute walk. Best results for photos, go at night, the day photos are a bit average. The site is simply amazing at night time.You can try lots of different vantage points and it’s fairly safe to walk around at night.  The Petronas was the tallest building in the world till around 2004. Whilst […]
February 24, 2011

Transportation in Kuala Lumpur

City Transportation By Erika Lehman Navigating a new city can be a worry. Memories of being stranded in a small village flood my mind. Aimlessly wandering the streets, trying with all my heart to find my way to the train station with hopes that I can find my way back on course.  I wouldn’t wish that experience on anyone. And luckily in a sophisticated city like Kuala Lumpur, getting around is no problem.  Taxis, multiple rail lines, and buses are readily available and link key tourist destinations like Central, home of the Petronas Towers and posh shopping venues, and Masjid Jamek Mosque. […]