Bolehland is an online comic series created by Tan Wai Kit, the artist of the comics, and Dan Khoo, the designer of the site and editor of the photos. These two creators decided to come together to show everyone worldwide their experiences in Malaysia and the culture surrounding the unique Asian country by creating comics about Malaysia. The comics are like what you would see in a typical newspaper: three to seven strips, cute and cartoon-esque art style, and a humorous event that is related to the country. However, not every comic posted is about Malaysia.
One of the more recent ones was about the artist’s experience during his trip in India. Moreover, you can find the comics, information about the artist and the site designer, and read updates about their experiences via their Twitter and Facebook accounts – which both can be found on the main page of the website. Plus, there’s also a support button which will lead users to a site where they can donate to the creators if desired. An interesting fact about this webcomic is that it was featured in a local newspaper, Sinar Harian, and the creators talked about their motivation for creating the webrooming, how they started the website and more information regarding their creations.
What is Malaysia like?
According to the creators of the site, Malaysia is an interesting country to live where anything could happen! Though moreover than that, Malaysia is known for being one of the most popular places to visit if you’re craving a taste of visiting a beautiful country with a stunning coast. Plus, outside of the country coats, Malaysia has some of the jaw-dropping forests and national parks that are home to some interesting wildlife, such as big cats, Asian elephants, hornbills and other bird species, and a whopping number of over 250 reptile species as well. So, Malaysia is a hub that you should consider visiting if you have a passion for natural beauty that can be observed safely.
Though, if nature isn’t your passion nor your forte, Malaysia has one of the best food selections that you can find in Asia. Due to the country being surrounded by other populous Asian countries, their food is a mix of meals and spices found in India, China, Thailand, and Indonesia. No matter where you may head to, or what restaurant you visit, you are sure to come across a unique and diverse menu of meal choices. Though, it is recommended that you try them all! It’s better to expense Malaysia in full and get to know the culture by tasting some of their amazing food.
Lastly, Malaysia is more diverse than it may originally seem at times. Since it is surrounded by an array of other Asian countries, its common to find a blend of the cultures in Malaysia. Around 54% of Malaysians are either Malay, Jawa, Minang, or some other race. However, a whopping 62% of the population is Muslim, and around 11% of the population identifies as natives who can be Islam, Christian, or Animist. Malaysia is basically a melting pot of diversity which is rich, respectful, and just hands down a unique.