Western women should dress modestly at all times, concealing their thighs and shoulders. Most people wear Western-style clothing. but is okay to wear traditional clothing (or a mix of the two).
Visitors should use their right hand to eat food when they are using chopsticks or their bare hand. The left is considered unclean. When receiving items from others, use both hands.
For some of the best tourist shopping in the country, head over to Kuala Lumpur’s Central Market.
If you are near Pangkor Island, go spend a day at the beach! You can rent jet skis, ride banana boats, and snorkel for $8 USD.
Penang House of Prayer (PenHOP)
Penang House of Prayer seeks to build a 24/7 house of prayer and intercession. They hope to spark and strengthen what God is already doing in the local churches and work to see revival happen in Malaysia. They serve in partnership with other ministries and organizations in the area and have various worship and burn sets throughout the week.
Ipohbug seeks to use sports as a channel for teaching good sportsmanship, building relationships, and fostering racial unity in a Christian context. They focus on football and ultimate frisbee to teach academies and host tournaments for all different ages.
Youth with a Mission (YWAM) Penang is a cross-cultural missions community, training believers to disciple the nations. We partner with YWAM Penang in many ways including sports ministries, mercy ministries, outreach to the homeless, ministering to migrant workers, ministering to those working in the sex industry, and much more.