Fun in the Sun


Langkawi’s Quandary: Just a Load of Rubbish?

Langkawi’s Quandary: Just a Load of Rubbish?

Langkawi Island is no stranger to the travel industry, being one of Malaysia’s top tourist destinations. An archipelago of 99 islands, it sits off the coast of Kedah state, in pristine blue waters. Many hotel chains have built luxury resorts in Langkawi, and offer tourists exclusive getaways on this tropical island, away from the humdrum of everyday life. at their own little slice of paradise. The natural beauty of the island augments the lavish environment of the hotels, creating little slices of paradise.
Read more »

9th Royal Langkawi International Regatta

9th Royal Langkawi International Regatta

The ninth edition of the country’s premier yachting event, the Royal Langkawi International Regatta is set to take place from 11th till 15 January 2011. The race will take place on the clear waters surrounding Langkawi Island and is organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club. At least 40 yachts have confirmed their participation, including teams from Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, New Zealand, Thailand, Germany, in addition to local teams from Malaysia.
Read more »

Finding Fun at the Beach

Finding Fun at the Beach

What is the recipe for fun? Start with HUGE amounts of sand and water, add a list of 17 activities, mix in a dash of humans of any shape and size, sit back and watch the fun start to flow. There must be something to this recipe, because the Penang Beach Carnival 2010 that was held on 18th of December was a great success, judging from the response during the one day event.

Read more »

Fun In the Sun: Penang Beach Carnival 2010

Fun In the Sun: Penang Beach Carnival 2010

Be prepared for an entire day of fun in the sun during the Penang Beach Carnival 2010 at Batu Ferringhi. This fun filled carnival will return this 18 December after a successful run the previous year before, and will offer visitors a chance to try their hand at nearly 20 activities, including sandcastle building, tug of war and beach volleyball. The carnival will take place at the Golden Sands Beach Resort beachfront from 7am till 11pm.
Read more »

IWC Eco Drive 2

IWC Eco Drive 2

In the recent years, Malaysia has come to build a great reputation as a country offering not only beautiful sights but also warm and unique experiences. Bustling cities, breathtaking nature sites and timeless forests, and of course, tropical islands where we can kick back and relax, are just some of the attractions that Malaysia has to offer. Its diverse coral and marine life, together with white sandy beaches and friendly locals are the reasons why many of Malaysia’s islands are slowly gaining fame as ideal destinations for diving and snorkeling.

Read more »

The Beautiful Beaches Of Langkawi [BIMT13]

The Beautiful Beaches Of Langkawi [BIMT13]

Langkawi’s many islands are ringed with countless stretches of beach. Some have white sand, some have golden. Some are hotspots for watersports, some are secluded getaways. Some are located along the most luxurious resorts imaginable, others appeal to backpackers on a budget. We couldn’t hope to experience anything resembling a representative sample of the full scope of Langkawi’s beach life in a single afternoon, so we made the decision to check out two very different beaches: the popular Pantai Cenang strip, and the serene Pantai Kok.
Read more »