The ultramodern Kuala Lumpur International Airport at Sepang is a mere 30 minutes away from the state capital Seremban. With the completion of North-South Highway, NegeriSembilan is even more easily accessible from major towns in West Malaysia.
Tourists can also choose to take a train from Butterworth, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to Seremban, from where frequent buses travel to the popular beach resort of Port Dickson. The rail service to the east coast states of Pahang and Kelantan begins from the town of Gemas.
The better pubs and karaoke lounges are found in the more established hotels. The more popular pubs in Seremban offer a wide array of drinks and cocktails to suit the tastes of discerning drinkers. Top of the line karaoke lounges in Seremban are equipped with state of the art equipment including laser discs for these with a penchant for singing in public.
Over the years, shopping has become a fun thing to do in Negeri Sembilan, especially in Seremban. It has a string of modern shopping complexes and department stores which can satisfy even the most demanding of shoppers. These include establishments like The Store, Parkson, Seremban Parade, Seremban City Square and Centre Point. Duty-free items like exquisite watches and sophisticates photo-graphic equipment are widely available at competitive prices.
Eating out in Negeri Sembilan is usually an enjoyable experience as there is a large variety to choose from. Western foods is easily available in topnotch restaurants while local cuisine is found throughout the state. Chinese and Indian cuisine in Negeri sembilan also rank high among gourmets.
For those who love hot and spicy Malay food, the dishes found in Negeri Sembilan are usually done according to the Minangkabau tradition which often see a generous portion of "cili padi" (small hot chillies) being used. Among the hot favorite is "masak lemak cili api", a dish made from coconut milk blended with tumeric powder and group "cili api" added to fish, meat or vegetables. Another specialty of Negeri Sembilan is the "lemang", glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk and served with "rendang", a curried meat dish. These local delicacies can be found at many roadside stalls in the state.
There are several fine restaurants for dining in style at some of the hotels in Seremban. In addition, the town also offers other eating establishments which are within walking distance and serve a wide array of mouth watering dishes to suit every palate.