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Langkawi Nightlife – The Best Bars in Langkawi Island Malaysia

The Cliff Bar Pantai Cenang Langkawi

Don’t expect wild nightlife in Langkawi Island. This tranquil island does have a nightlife scene though don’t expect wild nightclub parties until dawn. The nightlife on Langkawi Island is more chilled out with some nice bars along the beach to

Posted in Feature article, Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Highlights of Langkawi Island Malaysia

Langkawi Island Malaysia

Langkawi Island is located off the north west coast of Malaysia, close to the border of Thailand. Langkawi actually means Eagle Rock in Malay (Lang = eagle and Kawi is a large rock). Langkawi is a very tranquil island which

Posted in Feature article, Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Grand Hyatt Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Grand Hyatt Hotel Kuala Lumpur

With some of the most impressive views of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur as well as 5 star superior service and well designed rooms, the Grand Hyatt Hotel is one of the best hotels to stay at in

Posted in Hotels, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Bars With Views Over Kuala Lumpur

Thirty8 Bar Grand Hyatt Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has it’s fair share of rooftop bars with some amazing views over the KL city skyline. Check out this list of the best rooftop bars with views over Kuala Lumpur: Marini’s On 57 Out of all the bars

Posted in Feature article, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Japanese Fine Dining in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Sushi bar at Ten Japanese Restaurant Kuala Lumpur

One of the best Japanese Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur is Ten Japanese Restaurant located on Jalan Pinang in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur city centre, just a few minutes walk from the Grand Hyatt Hotel. I love Japanese food

Posted in Food, Japanese, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Restaurants in Pantai Cenang Langkawi

Putumayo Oriental Seafood Restaurant

Pantai Cenang (Chenang Beach) is one of the main tourist towns on Langkawi Island Malaysia. There is one road that runs through the town of Pantai Cenang (Jalan Pantai Cenang) and it is lined with loads of restaurants. There are

Posted in Food, Langkawi Island, Malaysia, Malaysian

Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort and Spa Langkawi Island Malaysia

Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort and Spa

I spent 4 nights at the Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort. My first impression of the beach resort was how friendly the staff are. As soon as I stepped out of the taxi I was greeted with a smile and a

Posted in Hotels, Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Swimming pool at Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

I stayed for 4 nights at the Concorde Hotel in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. It is rated as a 4 star hotel though I felt the quality of the rooms, public areas and service was as good as many

Posted in Hotels, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Real Forest People – Orangutan

Orangutan in North Sumatra Indonesia

Orangutans are my favourite animal. They are so much like people it is uncanny. Orangutans have 97% of the same DNA as humans so are some of our closest living relatives. The word orangutan comes from 2 Malay / Indonesian

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sarawak, Sumatra, Wildlife

Long nose monkeys Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

There is only 1 island in the world where you can see these strange looking, long nose monkeys and that is on the island of Borneo. The island of Borneo has been separated from any mainland for millions of years

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Malaysia, Sarawak, Wildlife