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Two world class places just a 45 minute flight away or 6hr VIP bus ride, KL is a city, and Singapore a country with the feel of a city. Most backpackers will find themselves in one or both cities and probably, this will be due to the budget airline they are using to fly around the region. Home to Air Asia, KL is the global hub for a zillion flights around SE Asia, if you find yourself on Tiger/Scoot or Jetstar then you will end up in Singapore. In terms of what to do, and where to be, which is the best? Singapore or Kuala Lumpur… Best is obviously subjective, and there’s a lot to consider. I will break down both cities in respective categories and then conclude. Agree or disagree? Let me know. Cost Hands down KL is cheaper than Singapore on every level imaginable. Now that Grab is…

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Travel around the world with kids

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Travel around the world with kids

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Travel around the world with kids

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