With its beautiful beaches, natural wonders and intriguing history; Langkawi has a little something for everyone. Here’s my list of 20 things to do in Langkawi for a complete island immersion.
There are only a few places to dive on the Western coast of the Malaysian peninsular — and Langkawi Island is one of them. Here’s my dive experience at the Pulau Payar Marine Park.
With colorful rooms made from drainage pipes and containers, Tubotel is one of the more unique (and affordable) places to stay on the beautiful island of Langkawi in Malaysia.
In Malaysia, we have our lush forests, raging rivers and plenty of companies to take you for a fun day out white water rafting. Here’s an account of my adventure at Slim River.
Nadias Hotel is a no-frills hotel located in the busy Cenang area of Langkawi Island. It’s basic and offers a good night’s rest if you’re looking for an affordable trip to the island.
The Langkawi Chantique Resort is a quaint boutique resort located just off the stretch of Cenang Beach. It’s affordable and simple, and has a salt water pool!
With stunning cool features like the poolside durian sculpture and the ornate chandeliers; as well as the signature cocktail and delectable desserts— the ultra luxurious 5-star St Regis Langkawi impresses in more ways than one.
The Malaysian east coast town of Kuantan has got some pretty awesome seafood and local food, so if you’re exploring this part of the country, drop by and try some of its fares.
The Jawi Peranakan Mansion is one of the heritage colonial mansions in Georgetown that has been restored to its former glory and turned into a boutique hotel. Located in Hutton Lane, it is inspired by the Mughal Indian designs.
The relaxing vibe of the Sea Gypsy Village Resort on Pulau Sibu makes it a wonderful place to get away for a little while. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean and the soft gentle sea breeze.
Who can resist the lure of a historical quaint hotel with pretty casuarina trees? It’s the Lone Pine Hotel along Penang’s Batu Ferringhi coast.
Imagine a waterfall that has a permanent rainbow at its base for a few hours in the morning. I found it near the old mining town of Sungai Lembing– the Rainbow Waterfall.
The Time Capsule Retreat is a new concept resort nestled between lush greenery in Sungai Lembing. What makes the retreat unique is the unconventional rooms– concrete pipe cylinder rooms and container rooms.
I was on a solo trip for just a day, and the one thing I wanted to explore was the food scene. So I based myself in the old part of the city, and stuffed myself silly!
To keep up with the growing numbers of hotels and resorts in Malaysia– I thought that I’d list down the key ones that will be opening in 2016. Time to plan that staycation!
The Hard Rock Hotel Penang is one of the more prominent resorts along the Batu Ferringhi stretch of coastal road– after all, who can miss its signature purple sign? With its 80’s rock and roll theme, you’ll feel like a rockstar.