The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei

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Practical travel guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei. The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei covers: Kuala Lumpur and around, the West Coast, the Interior, the East Coast, the South, Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei, Singapore.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Taman Negara to family activities in child-friendly places, like Niah National Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Maliau Basin.


Essential pre-departure information including Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


Carefully planned routes covering the best of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for river rafting, cave exploration and wildlife-watching or trekking through the world's oldest tropical rainforest.


Rough Guides' rundown of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Penang, Langkawi's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, even in a short time.


Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, matching different needs.


Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Kelabit Highlands and the spectacular George Town.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Kuching, Sabah and many more locations in Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, reduce need to go online.


With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241306413
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 5/31/2018
Pages: 624
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 

Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page


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5.0 out of 5, 4 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Handy guide book

Reviewed on December 24, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Bought this for a friend who is moving to Brunei for work and they were very happy with it. Good source of information.

Amazon Customer

Great imformitive travel guide, probably the best in the genre

Reviewed on June 16, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Great imformitive travel guide, probably the best in the genre

Amazon Customer

Excellent planning tool

Reviewed on April 10, 2020
Paperback | Verified

Really informative and appealing book. Planned our three week trip using this. Preferred it to lonely planet as I found it more attractive and user friendly.

Good local tips and recommendations. Have bought rough guides book for future trips, would highly recommend.

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