Perak, or Perak Darul Ridzuan, is one of the thirteen states in Malaysia, and is located on the west coast of the West Malaysia. You see, Malaysia is kind of split in two.
The West Malaysia, where Perak is located, is a peninsula with border to Thailand in the north. The other part of Malaysia is an island, and the two parts of Malaysia is split by the South China Sea.
The Pangkor Island is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Perak. It is a small island located about 100 km west of the capital in Perak, Ipoh.
The island is very popular among the locals because of its beautiful beaches and its great food.
If you want to visit the Pangkor island you will experience a nice atmosphere with little crowded beaches during the weekdays, and packed beaches in the weekend when the locals enters.
You can also enjoy the fishing villages and the great food that Pangkor island can offer. As an island with many original fishing villages, the seafood the restaurants can offer is great.
Ipoh, the capital of the state, is the fourth largest city in Malaysia. It is known for its great local food and its limestone caves. If you visit the town, make sure to visit one of the limestone caves. It is possible to explore several of the beautiful caves both by foot and by boat.
In Perak, as in all of Malaysia, the food is also really cheap. In conjunction with the great tastes of the different local foods available, this is great for food lovers.