Review: 9 Reasons Why Dash Resort Langkawi Is The Beach Holiday Of Your Dreams

Langkawi – the ‘Jewel of Kedah’ of Malaysia –  is known for its beautiful sandy beaches and amazing tropical scenery. While resorts and hotels are a dime a dozen on the island, those looking for the beach holiday of their dreams will find it at Dash Resort Langkawi – a four-star boutique resort that’s quirky, laid back and endlessly fun. Part of the Ri-Yaz Group, … Continue reading Review: 9 Reasons Why Dash Resort Langkawi Is The Beach Holiday Of Your Dreams

Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Penang – Day 2

Rise and shine, folks! It’s our second day at DoubleTree by Hilton Penang, and you know what they say about great mornings – it always starts with a great breakfast. Actually I just made that up, but you can’t deny it’s true. 😀  Makan Kitchen is DoubleTree’s signature restaurant found at all of their hotels in Malaysia, and it serves mainly authentic Malaysian fare. The … Continue reading Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Penang – Day 2

The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort – Day 3: Snorkelling!

The past two days at The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort was spent stuffing my face with delicious food – so it was high time for some exercise! Woke up early in the morning and headed to the Taaras Villa along with another blogger. There was nobody there so while he took pictures for his social media, I went for a nice swim in the … Continue reading The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort – Day 3: Snorkelling!

Review: The Taaras Beach Resort & Spa, Redang – Day 1

Back in the year 2000 (when I was still a tween and VCDs were still a thing :D), I watched a Hong Kong romcom called Summer Holiday.  In the movie, a materialistic Hong Kong woman (Sammi Cheng) travels to Redang island in Malaysia to claim inheritance of a resort – only to find that she can’t sell it unless the owner of the other half, … Continue reading Review: The Taaras Beach Resort & Spa, Redang – Day 1

Sunset in Your Heart

Old travel photos from Pangkor Island, 2011. Caught up in the fiery orange sunset sinking behind the island hills, we decided to do a traveler’s cliche routine: sitting by the water’s edge and letting the waves crash over us. Beautiful, uninhibited escapism from the hectic rush of everyday city life, letting nature wash gently over our bodies. Or so we thought. Proves once again that romanticism in … Continue reading Sunset in Your Heart

Travel Blog: Pangkor Island, Malaysia

One of the great things about living in this country? There’s an abundance of beaches and islands – most of which are only a few hours away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. On the East Coast, there are beautiful, private retreats and 5-star resorts on islands such as Pulau Tioman, Pulau Redang and Pulau Perhentian. In the West, where I live, Pulau Pangkor … Continue reading Travel Blog: Pangkor Island, Malaysia