Tag Archives: Kedah

Museums in Malaysia You Must Visit Soon

Museums in Malaysia You Must Visit Soon

When you think of museums, you might normally think they’re nothing more than big, stuffy, boring exhibits of past civilisations and events in history that you had slept through during Sejarah class. That may not be too far from the truth for some museums, but others feature many interesting subjects like food and science. Here […]

A Guide To Pantai Cenang Langkawi

Following our lazy and luxurious Christmas at the Berjaya resort we returned to our backpacker status (and budget) in Langkawi’s major beach resort Pantai Cenang. The beach here is beautiful, 2km of silky white sand and clear turquoise sea, its lined with low rise bungalow resorts, water-sports companies, laid-back bars and palm trees. Its an ideal location to relax for a […]

Ecotourism in Langkawi 

Langkawi may hide behind its popular beach resorts, tax-free haven and party scene but there’s miles of stunning, unspoiled jungle and rainforest to explore, making it one of the most accessible ecotourism destinations in the world. In 2007, UNESCO listed Langkawi as a geopark, guaranteeing the conservation of many uninhabited parts. Ever since, this archipelago […]

Pulau Beras Basah, Langkawi

Located at the western tip of Langkawi, Pulau Beras Basah offers a relaxing getaway with its pristine beaches and lush green forest. Visitors to this island usually come as part of a 4- hour island hopping tour, which includes Pulau Singa Besar and Pulau Dayang Bunting. Almost every travel agency in Langkawi would be able […]

Langkawi Mangroves, Kedah

Set in a craggy, almost magical setting of limestone outcroppings rising sharply out of the calm Andaman Sea, the mangrove forest in Langkawi is really an intricate network of streams and hidden coves that are home to hundreds of endemic jungle species of wildlife. Among the most exciting of these are the brahminy kites and […]

Bujang Valley, Kedah

The Bujang Valley or Lembah Bujang is a sprawling historical complex situated near Merbok, Kedah. Once the site of the Srivijaya Empire, an ancient Malay kingdom dating back from the first few centuries to the 12th century, it is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. Over the years, numerous artefacts have been uncovered in the […]

Tapak warisan Sungai Batu, Kedah

Research and excavation at the archaeological site in Sungai Batu, Bujang Valley started in February 2009. This site has been identified as the civilisation complex at Bujang Valley with an area more than 3km2, with 90 small hills. Its locations by the riverflow of Sungai Batu and its tributaries, made it unique in that each […]