Malaysia Airlines PlaneOnce in a while, we need to escape the dullness of our daily routine. Take a trip to another place where nobody knows your name, where you can be worry-free, and swept away by the beauty of somewhere else. Malaysia Airlines has 7 amazing destinations where you can fly away to, where the excitement and beauty of life surrounds your every step. Read on and get ready to plan your next great holiday escape with ShopBack Malaysia.

1. Melbourne

MelboruneVoted as the best city to live in the world, Melbourne is the cultural capital of the Australian continent. Known for its enclave of amazing cafes, its larger-than-life cast of bars, and a captivating nightlight scene, the city centre is a bustling hub of entertainment.

Look for your own secret treasures in the hidden laneways of Melbourne city. Hardware Lane, Degraves Street and Centre Place are just a few of the laneways in which you can be sure to find a good cup of coffee, a nice bar, and one-of-a-kind trinkets to bring home as souvenirs.

You can also go on your own road trip down the Great Ocean Road, where the best of nature’s sights and sounds will greet you with delight. There’ you can take in the history of the aboriginals at the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, or pick fruits and vegetables at Gentle Annie Berry Gardens.

2. London

London Big BenFor a city that is the apex of civilisation and royalty, take a flight down to London. With over a thousand years of history, the city of London is unparalleled when it comes to museums and institutions dedicated to a bygone era. But the Big Ben and Buckingham Palace aren’t the only places to visit.

On Sundays, you can get flowers while shopping on Columbia Road. If you like antiques, go for the Bermondsey Antiques Market on Fridays. Visit a farm right in the city at the Spitalfields City Farm from Tuesdays to Sundays. London is a melting pot brimming with culture. There’s always something new to explore.

3. Cairo

Pyramids of GizaLocated in the heart of Egypt, Cairo is the birthplace of society. Home to monuments such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx, Cairo is truly a breath-taking locale to visit.

Visit the Pyramids of Giza for the remaining wonder of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum for the most extensive collection of Egyptian antiques. Get your shopping done at the Khan al-Khalili, a market that has been around since the 14th Century. There is nothing else like Egypt on earth.

4. New York

New York CityNew York is known as the city where dreams come true. From the glistening streets of Broadway, where someone becomes a star every day, to the ever-soaring skyscrapers, where headlines are made, New York is a magical city like no other.

Visit the Museum of Modern Art to see pieces from Van Gogh, Picasso, and Warhol or the Museum of the Moving Image for one of the world’s top film, television and video museums. Take in the view of the entire city from One World Observatory. The countless award-winning restaurants and colourful residents draw you in every time.

5. Phuket

Phuket BeachFor a real get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, head down to the bright beaches of Phuket. This sleepy resort town, located in Thailand, is known for its hospitality, great food, and relaxing lifestyles. With nothing but clean white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and fresh air, once there you’ll never want to leave.

6. Paris

Paris at DuskAppease the Casanova in you by visiting the most romantic city in the world. Paris, also known as the City of Lights, will have you falling in love with your significant other all over again.

The ville lumière is actually more than just the home of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Lourve. Everywhere you turn you’ll find new sights to discover, such as the Galerie Vivienne, a hidden passageway leftover from when horses still travelled on roads, or the flea market on Clignancourt. Have one of the best croissants at Blé Sucré after all that walking.

7. Singapore

Singapore SkylineWant to get away from your mundane life, but can’t leave home for too long? Take a quick trip down to the Garden City. Singapore, just a 45-minute plane ride away from Kuala Lumpur, is the perfect location for a short but well-deserved escape from your daily activities.

Home to one of the most popular shopping districts in the world, as well as a hub of nightlife and entertainment, you’ll never be bored in this unique island city.

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