Posts Tagged ‘Langkawi’


Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2012

Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2012

It is that time of the year again where fans of yacht racing flock to Langkawi in Kedah to catch the premier sailing event of Asia, the Royal Langkawi International Regatta. This event will begin on 9th January and will go on until 14th January 2012. This year marks the 10th regatta to be organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club since it started in 2003. Langkawi will also be the host once again for the many different classes of competition, including the Racing Class, IRC Class, Sports Boat, Multihull, Club Cruising and Ocean Rover.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Langkawi, Satay, and Heavy Metal: Together At Last [BIMT12]

Langkawi, Satay, and Heavy Metal: Together At Last [BIMT12]

…Uh, which way is the beach? Considering the relatively small size of Lankawi, you wouldn’t think that getting lost on the way to something as big as the beach was possible. But for the heroes of the Malaysia.com team, nothing is impossible. After a few wrong turns, we were well off the beaten path and found ourselves cruising through a tiny village. When we pulled over to get our bearings, we found ourselves at the edge of an enticing looking neighbourhood market that was just getting underway.
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Eagle Square in Langkawi [BIMT11]

Eagle Square in Langkawi [BIMT11]

We caught a quick morning flight from KL to Langkawi, an archipelago of sandy tropical islands off the north-west coast of the Malaysian peninsula. We were instantly greeted with a blast of gorgeous sunshine as soon as we disembarked the plane. We’d made do without sunscreen thus far, but we were definitely going to need it today.
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