Posts Tagged ‘island’

The Okinawan people have a wonderful rich history. It was once part of an independent kingdom called Ryukyu that acted as a key player in the maritime trade networks that reached medieval East and Southeast Asia like Malacca, Pattani, Palembang, Siam and Sumatra.

Being the only resort nestled on Rebak Island, it literally felt like worlds away, even it was just a short boat ride from civilisation. The resort is surrounded by emerald waters of the Andaman Sea, lush green jungle bursting with tropical plants and untouched beaches. The most convenient way to access this resort...

G Hotel Gurney has recently completed a RM35 million makeover unveiling a complete modern and fresh new look with chic lobby, contemporary rooms, latest amenities, trendy food and beverage outlets and sophisticated meeting rooms. The 312 room designer hotel further stamps its mark as the market leader, being an icon...

Penang, ranked 4th in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities list for Best in Travel 2016, will be the fourth state in Malaysia to host the World Tourism Conference 2016 (WTC 2016) from 17 to 19 October 2016 after Melaka (2013), Kota Kinabalu (2010) and Kuala Lumpur (2007). Listed as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site...

As a travel writer, I feel blessed for the chance to explore destinations outside Malaysia that made me fall in love over and over. However, I must admit that eventhough I have been to exotic locations overseas, I still have not explored enough of my own homeland, especially the islands along Peninsular Malaysia’s...

Pangkor Island has a lot to offer if the tourists really explore the whole island. It has the beach, sea, greeneries and priceless history for tourists to discover and enjoy. Pangkor Island is just as charming as always, and the people are just as lovely and warm.

Start in Tioman (SIT) is a joint effort between Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Malaysia, Pahang State Government, Divers Association and Diving Centre Operators to further market Tioman to the whole world as an exciting diving spot while creating awareness towards the importance of conserving the island’s...

A backpacking adventure by Liayana Syazni and her friends into the charming Luzon Island of Philippines. Enjoy reading her experiences exploring this one of certified UNESCO World Heritage Site.