What to bring from Malaysia? Shopping and Souvenirs
A very popular souvenir from Malaysia souvenir figurine of the twin towers of Petronas. You can buy anywhere, but the easiest at home towers, in Kuala Lumpur. Towers are sold in different sizes and at different prices, an average of 9 ringgit (currency of Malaysia) for a simple small to several hundred for large clock tower and gold leaf. The cheapest figurines of the towers, worth tens of ringgit, made in China, and on close examination it is seen that they are very roughly made, with no small parts. The more expensive towers are made in Malaysia and very much superior to Chinese in quality under close inspection. Keep in mind this when selecting towers and do not be surprised such a large spread in price, it would seem, at first glance identical figures.
You can bring any other Souvenirs with the image Petronas: the fridge magnet, keyring, coasters, napkin holders and more.
Another symbol - the tower "Menara". Similarly, as with Petronas, sold all kinds of figurines and Souvenirs with its image.
Fans of Formula 1 can bring the paraphernalia of the Royal race. Every year close to KL is one of the stages of the championship, f-1, and Malays are very proud of it.
The Malays are masters in production of various goods and utensils of tin and copper. It is their traditional craft. So you can bring some trifle of tin or even something useful of kitchen utensils or for table decoration. Also the Malays are excellent woodwork, cut out various figures and figurines. Although, if you look closely, most of the cheap Souvenirs made in China and neighbouring Thailand.
Fabrics: silk and batik. You can bring useful and beautiful silk products such as bedding set, handkerchief, pajamas or Bathrobe that will long to please you with its softness and naturalness. A hand-painted technique of batik fabrics will please the eye with their bright colors.
Make sure to visit local food markets. There you can buy a variety of seasonings and ingredients for exotic Asian dishes. Can bring home all the ingredients to prepare the famous Thai Tom Yam soup, Malay national dishes and much more.
Malaysia is a very multicultural country, so you can buy there Souvenirs and products from any of the neighboring countries of Asia: India, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, etc. If you go to the national quarter, you'll find yourself in another country, and the range of Souvenirs in the shops is quite another.
You can buy inexpensive electronic and computer equipment, but approach this issue very carefully. Remember the guarantee on the purchased equipment, which you likely won't have a home.
Fans of massage, aromatherapy and various cosmetics for the soul will have all kinds of oils, Soaps, scrubs the incredible flavors that you will not be able to buy the house.
In expensive shopping malls and boutiques you can buy clothes, bags and other "stuff" the most fashionable brand brands. Now for anybody not a secret that almost everything is done in Asia, so, buying branded stuff here, you will be able to save a little and, at least, don't buy the left fake. It is best to buy local products because they are much cheaper than the imported. Speaking of fakes. Counterfeit products are very common, so that in the markets you can buy "almost proprietary" stuff at ridiculous prices. The most popular forgeries: watches, sunglasses, bags, clothes.