There are different kinds of travellers in the world: the adrenaline junkies, the total tourist, and the hole-in-the-wall globetrotters. If you do not know what the last one is, they are much more known as hipster travellers. These are people who seek out new places to go to, or different destinations in famous cities people have overlooked And you know, some of the places they discover are rather cheap! Now that prices are surging, they are definitely the budget-traveller’s best friend.
More than just helping us not to break our banks, they have also been on the lookout for aesthetic places to go to. Oh, you know you want to populate everyone’s feeds with awesome pictures of your travels. Recently, people have become creative with how they present their photos; it is not simply point and shoot. This is mainly why artistic places have become sought after destinations, unfortunately, not very popular.
Good thing, Kuala Lumpur is a city that keeps on giving. Not only does the city offer countless cafes that serves awesome food, they are also Instagram-worthy! So while you are packing your bags, preparing for your travel insurance, and going over your itinerary; allow us to help you with our rundown of the best hipster places in Kuala Lumpur.
The outdoor section of the Merchant’s Lane is the perfect laid-back setting you will ever see in Petaling street. Imagine the light streaming perfectly on rustic chairs and tables; man, that is going to make a beautiful photo set. The cafe is known to be one of the best-hidden secrets of Petaling Jaya, and definitely one of the most beautiful cafes in Kuala Lumpur.
Sugar Rush’s motto is “Making the world a better place…one ganache-topped, cream-filled, almond-coated, sugar-dusted, butter cake at a time.” If that does not convince you that they mean business when it comes to desserts, then nothing will. It is certainly a mouthful to say, but they do deliver. They offer cakes that will make you eat hundred of slices in just one visit!
Once you see giant bicycles hanging in front of a cafe in Solaris Mont Kiara, you have just found Brewman. It is known for their artisan coffee menu like the weird sounding Reverse Coffee or the intriguing Espresso Bomb. If you are looking for a place to taste unique cups of that hot (or iced) java, Brewmen is where you should go. Not to mention, their Red Latte looks really nice with that Reyes filter on Instagram.
Three Little Birds
Nothing beats nature, to be quite honest. And you would think it would be hard to find at least a touch of it in the city, but Three Little Birds is able to balance it out. They have provided the perfect mix of the environment and contemporary setting in the way their cafe is designed. You have to see their outdoor patio, there are entwining vines and lush-green plants that just makes the place so relaxing.
Kuala Lumpur has become one of the most sought-after destinations in the world, and part of that is because of uniquely designed places that not only hipsters visit, but tourists of any kind, really. So do not miss out on all of that aesthetic and book that Kuala Lumpur trip now.