to much travel guides
can't choose, can't take them all (light pakking & all ...)
checked out local bookstore's internet etc.
and they recommend these ones:
Lonely Planet Malaysia/ Singapore & Brunei
Lonely Planet Kuala Lumpur/Melaka/Penang
Footprint Handbooks Malaysia & Singapore Handbook
Cambium Insight Guides Malaysia
Eyewitness Malaysia & Singapore
off course anyone with personal experience is worth alot ...
criteria subjects: Exhaustive, Practical Tips (+), Background, Culture, Meeting Travellers Places (places where they might stay) Food tips, guides in the city, nightlife, Maps with POI, Low budget tips.
fysical criteria : Pocketable, light
me: single traveller on an adventure
sorry for the lenghty description,
and thx alot in advance
P.S: If you've a must read book on the topic but hard cover, heavy etc., tell me as I still have 9 days to totally research my destination thx allot !!!