With a jump from 5.5 million tourists in 1998 to almost 25 million in 2010, it doesn’t take long to see that tourism in Malaysia has increased dramatically and steadily. The country that across the Malay Peninsula and the northern portion of Borneo attract every year visitors who want to discover its famous features and spend a dream holiday under the sun. While it may not be as popular as some Caribbean destinations for North American tourists – as a result of the long journey – there are many reasons why you should plan a trip to this fascinating and exciting southeast Asian country. Whether you want to explore the colonial past of Malaysia or you are a nature lover, there is something for everyone to see. From urban tourists to beach aficionados, discover the top 8 reasons why your next holiday has to be in Malaysia!