Tourism is not about the foreigners but locals too. We’re good tourists in other countries but how much do we know about our own country? And how can we turn this knowledge into exciting, fresh and interesting tours?

Our correspondent Mark Teh speaks Lonely Planet writer, Simon Richmond, takes a regular bus tour of KL with guide Mazlan Ismail, gets his fill of local delicacies with Charles Steven of Food tours Malaysia, speaks to Jeffery Lim a graphic designer and cycling activist, gets some interesting ideas from Lew Pik Svonn and Fahmi Reza of Project Rumah Ibadat Malaysia, goes back in time with Kam Raslan on his rare history tours and finally speaks to some tourists exploring KL.

Hear & Now in Malaysia is produced in collaboration with the Economic Transformation Programme and brought to you by BFM.

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