Malaysia Vegan Travel Guide

Malaysia Vegan Travel Guide

Malaysia Vegan Travel Blogs

Love in Langkawi!

Hi all! Welcome to my latest vegan travel post! We spent a magical ten days on our maplemoon (honeymoon) swimming under waterfalls, cycling through rice fields, kayaking through mangroves, indulging in daily beach walks and trekking through jungles in the […]

Sabah – Kota Kinabalu – Island of Borneo

At Kuala Lumpur airport we got a flight to Kota Kinabalu. From the airport there are public buses (5RM) to town. Kota Kinabalu or simply called KK is the capital of Sabah, located in the Island of Borneo on the west coast. Borneo is all about its […]

Our Week in Georgetown, Penang

The ancient cultures of Malays, East Indians, and Chinese, are all present in Georgetown Penang today, and they are what makes this town so rich and vibrant. Whether you spend your days walking, bike riding, or on a tour bus, […]

Eating My Way Around Malaysia

February 1st kicked off the start of an epic one year travel journey in which I will work remotely as a health coach and nurse practitioner and travel as part of a program called Remote Year (RY).  The program makes […]

The Pesta Chingay Parade of Penang

We touched down in Penang on a hot sunny day, and with no checked baggage, Cody and I were on a city bus to Georgetown in a matter of minutes. While driving through the city, I noticed posters plastered up […]

Vegan Guide to Georgetown, Penang

Penang is a wonderful mix of European colonial charm, and Asian empires. Georgetown is Penang island’s main city, and it is where we spent most of our time eating. Unbeknownst to us, Penang has a large Chinese Buddhist population, so […]

48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and a great city for a quick stopover. This metropolis has an incredibly diverse mixture of inhabitants, from Malay, to Indian, to Thai, to Tamil and Chinese as well as quite a few […]

Malaysia on one meal a day

First, let me clarify that I ate more than once a day, it was just a lot of snacking and coffee. This was due to a combination of not wanting to spend a lot of money, lacking of vegan options […]

Activities in Malaysia

Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chayamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang known for it’s large (33 meter long), gold-plated reclining Buddha statue, the third largest of its kind.

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Dhammikarama Temple is one of the earliest Burmese Buddhist temples, and the only one in Malaysia. It is considered a historical site of the state, and has been preserved as a tourist attraction, as well as an active temple used […]

Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple is a Chinese temple in Ayer Itam, Penang, dedicated to the Guan Yin Bhodisattva, the goddess of compassion.


ChinaHouse is a traditional compound of 3 heritage buildings, linked by an open air courtyard. Now converted into 14 existing spaces with shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries and theatre.

Sri Mahamariamman Temple

Founded in 1973, Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The ‘Raja Gopuram’ built in 1968 features ornately decorated sculptures and carving, in the style of South Indian temples.

Petronas Twin Towers

Soaring to a height of 451.9 metres, the 88-storey twin structure is Kuala Lumpur’s crown jewel. Majestic by day and dazzling at night, the Petronas Twin Towers are inspired by Tun Mahathir Mohamad’s vision for Malaysia to be a global […]

Petaling Street Market

The Petaling Street Market is a large outdoor (but covered) market in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown. Renowned for knock-off brands and extreme bargains, the market is enjoyable to experience even if you aren’t looking for a deal on a handbag or pair […]

Batu Caves Malaysia

Batu Caves is a an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor. Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. A limestone outcrop located just north […]

Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square is a popular landmark and photo spot for visitors to Kuala Lumpur. It is also the location for the annual Merdeka Parade.

Places to Stay in Malaysia

Earth Park Asia

Earth Park Asia is a vegan non-profit eco-tourism resort in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. If you enjoy miles of fine sandy beaches with crystal clear water, coconut palms and sun, then you’ve come to the right place. The Earth Park is […]

The Pines Melaka

Welcome to an authentic Malaccan stay that will delight your senses, whether you’re on the lookout for an exotic holiday adventure or a rejuvenating corporate retreat. Come and discover our charming, riverside accommodation in the heart of Malacca, just minutes […]

Colmar Tropicale – “The French Village”

Opened in year 2000, Colmar Tropicale was modelled after 16th century Colmar town, north east of Alsace, France, also incorporating architectural designs and elements from ancient surrounding villages of Riquewihr, Turckheim and Kaysersberg. The realization of this French themed village […]

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to Asia and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore Malaysia compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in Malaysia. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

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