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Halal Travel to Malaysia

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[pullquote]Summery: The following post was written by Maisa, a beautiful 20-year-old business student living in Malaysia. The post originally appeared on Nesci Foundation, a communication company based in the Netherlands.[/pullquote]

Almost everyone loves to see other cultures and beautiful landscapes. It opens your eyes, when you see more of the world, your mind will become richer. It can change your perspective, meeting folks from exotic cultures will teach you that the way you look at the world is not the way everybody does. Maybe travelling can be also a good challenge for you to learn who you are but most of all, traveling will give you cool stories to tell.

You can see modest and Muslim women everywhere, but in different perceptions and other values and standards. It’s very interesting to see how every country can make their own way of modesty.

Despite of all the positive things why you should travel, sometimes it can be difficult to travel as a woman especially when you wear a hijab, headscarf. So without any further or due, here is our first modest holiday destination  where you can enjoy, relax and get a well deserved tan as a hijabi.


This beautiful country in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular, especially among Muslim people. It’s one of the best halal friendly destinations in the world. Wherever you go, each hotel, restaurant or shop has a great ‘expertise’ in halal hospitality.

Another big plus for the future honeymooners: Malaysia has so many islands and beach resorts where you can enjoy those special moments with each other without worrying about people seeing you.

You’ll not get bored in Malaysia! This country is a blend of many different customs, cuisines and religions all living together peacefully. Also the geography diverse, form large island groups to mountains and tropical rainforest.

Are you planning to visit this beautiful country with many cultural, historic and natural attractions. Here is our top 5 best places to visit in Malaysia!

  1. Kuala Lumpur

Less than 200 year ago, Kuala Lumpur was just a quiet small town in West Malaysia. Today, this same sleepy village has flourished into the country’s federal capital and largest metropolis.


  1. Pulau Pangkor

Pulau Pangkor, meaning “beautiful island,” provides a scenic escape from the busy world. Most tourists visit Pangkor for its quiet atmosphere and gorgeous beaches.


  1. Taman Negara

Taman Negara is a popular and breathtaking destination, this national park is teeming in a wildlife from rare plants to exotic birds and scarce animals like the Malayan Tiger, Asian elephant and Sumatran Rhinoceros.


  1. Kota Kinabalu

This city is the capital of Sabah State in Malaysian Borneo. It’s a fast-growing tourist destination due to its rainforests, wildlife refuges, national parks and Malaysia’s tallest peak called Mount Kinabalu.


  1. Kota Bharu

The city Kota Bharu offers its own unique charm, attractions, shopping and cuisine. This place is famous for it’s busy streets with bicycle taxis and marketplaces of which the Central Market is the largest. If you want to see the real Malaysia and the local people, you have to visit the Central Market of Kota Bharu where you’ll see hard working women with food stands selling colorful fruits and vegetables.


Imagine that you are walking on the beach in one of the beautiful islands of Malaysia in your Nesci salmon Bonne-Bay scarf or in the wilderness of Taman Negara with the army green 100% silk Tikal scarf wrapped around you. GO grab your passport and we’ll see you there!

This blog has been written by Maissa, a 20 years old commercial economics student and a committed lover of modest fashion. If she could describe herself in one quote: “Sometimes i pretend to be normal. But it gets boring. So i go back to being me.”


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