Langkawi Itinerary – 5 Days in Langkawi

Langkawi eagle is a last statue of an eagle with its wings outstretched above a "Langkawi" sign

I recently visited the island of Langkawi, Malaysia for five nights. We explored the island, relaxed on the beach and ate some great food. I came home, had a think about the good and bad parts of our trip, shuffled things around a little, and came up with the perfect five days in Langkawi itinerary. … Read more

Eating at Langkawi Night Markets

Outdoor night market with shoppers browsing through various stalls under artificial lighting.

On our very first night in Malaysia, we decided to visit the Langkawi night markets, to have a look through the stalls and grab some great local food for dinner. We enjoyed the food so much, and it was so incredibly cheap that we ended up eating dinner at the night markets for four out … Read more

Travel Diaries – Langkawi

A palm tree over a beach with brilliant blue water on Langkawi Island

February 2019 Just one year after our last visit to Malaysia we are back again! I did not have any plans to travel to Asia in 2019, but that all changed the day before Christmas when I was the lucky winner of a Scoot Facebook competition and I won airfares to any location that they … Read more

Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Climbing Mount Kinabalu

I’m sitting here with aching legs but a sense of satisfaction – just two days before writing this I ticked off a big item from my bucket list – I spent my birthday climbing Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is situated on the island of Borneo, and the highest point, Low’s … Read more

Travel Diaries – Malaysia

Malaysia street art in Penang. A mural on a wall of a boy with a real motorbike in front of the wall looks like the boy is riding it.

Gap Year Days 308 – 322 We were really looking forward to getting to Malaysia. We had been here a few times before so it was a place we are familiar with. Simon’s mum comes from Malaysia, and as such he has lots of relatives here. This time we were going to be meeting some … Read more

My Favourite Things about Malaysia

Batu Caves

This is a series of posts sharing what I liked best about the countries I have visited. Something particularly annoying  might get a mention too. This will not be everything we did, just some of the memorable bits, and perhaps some useful tips. It will give you an insight as to what to expect when … Read more