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As you’ve probably noticed, I write in English. That’s because like many of my countrymen I am both hopelessly lazy and utterly incompetent when it comes to learning other languages. In my time in China I have struggled to learn 100 words of the language.

However, today I’ve been published on the Tourism Malaysia website. Three times and each time, I’ve been published in Mandarin. Fortunately someone competent has done the translations so each piece is infinitely readable. (I promise). The first piece is below and each subsequent piece will be added today too.

吉隆坡(Kuala Lumpur)的购物中心——时代广场

(Shopping in Kuala Lumpur – Times Square)

As you can see there’s plenty of shopping to be had at Times Square – Taken By: Joakim Westerlund, Flickr

Times Square is one of Kuala Lumpur’s mega malls, it’s particularly popular with Chinese visitors. Why? Firstly, because of the multi-floor open layout it’s very reminiscent of Lohou Shopping Center in Shenzhen, and I think everyone likes to feel at home in another country. Then there are also several stalls that specialize in selling the latest Chinese TV series, so there’s no need to miss out on your favourite docu-drama.

Read the full article here: http://www.travelwireasia.com/2012/08/%E5%90%89%E9%9A%86%E5%9D%A1kuala-lumpur%E7%9A%84%E8%B4%AD%E7%89%A9%E4%B8%AD%E5%BF%83-%E6%97%B6%E4%BB%A3%E5%B9%BF%E5%9C%BA/

This article was part of a publication for Tourism Malaysia. If you enjoyed this article and would like to find out more about travelling to Malaysia, please visit the Tourism Malaysia website.