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Why The Top should on the top of your Penang travel itinerary

When someone says Penang, all we think about is food, but if you ask me, there’s so much more to Penang than just its food. Theme parks, galleries, breathtaking views… Penang is really the entire package. There’s just so much to do, and so little time! Of course, if you want all of those packaged […]

Discover Tetiaroa: Pippa Middleton’s Luxury Honeymoon Destination

If you haven’t heard of it by now (although you probably have since it’s been all over the news), Pippa Middleton got married. And she was very specific about the guest list, as expected. Her wedding was absolutely fabulous, no questions there, but what left everyone speechless was the honeymoon destination she’d picked to celebrate […]

Mabul Island, Sabah

Mabul Island is reputed to be one of the best places for underwater macro-photography in the world. Located in the clear waters of the Celebes Sea off the mainland of Sabah, it is surrounded by gentle sloping reefs two to 40m deep. Covering some 21 ha., it is considerably larger than the nearby Sipadan Island […]

Sipadan Island, Sabah

The late Jacques Cousteau, a world-renowned oceanographer, once described Sipadan Island as an untouched piece of art while divers around the world have voted it as one of the top five dive sites in the world. Rising 700m from the sea floor and at only 12ha., Malaysia’s sole oceanic island is very small in size. […]

Pulau Aur, Johor

The island off Mersing, along with Pulau Dayang, Pulau Lang and Pulau Pinang, are rated among the best diving destinations within the Johor Marine Park Area. The deeper waters around the area ensure good visibility and a large variety of marine life. The island is especially popular among weekend divers. The rich pelagic action also […]

Tioman Island, Pahang

About 56km off the coast of Pahang lies Tioman Island, an alluring holiday paradise in the South China Sea. Acclaimed as one of the best island getaways in the world, Tioman was the location of the Hollywood musical, ‘South Pacific’ in 1959. According to legend, this island is the final resting place of a mythical […]

Pulau Kapas, Terengganu

About 6km off the coast of Marang is Pulau Kapas, an island renowned for its clear waters, sandy white beaches and swaying palms. Kapas Island is situated offshore about 30 minutes by slow boat or 10 minutes by fast boat from Marang jetty, 20 minutes south of Kuala Terengganu. Relatively isolated from the hustle and […]

Lang Tengah Island, Terengganu

Pulau Lang Tengah is a very small island located between Perhentian Island and Redang Island. This little island is accessible by a 30-minute boat ride from the Merang jetty. According to locals, Lang Tengah takes its name from ‘Lang’ which comes from helang which means ‘eagle’ in the Malay language, and tengah, meaning ‘middle’. Thus, […]