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Pangkor Laut: your dream private island…with a twist

In Bucket List, Malaysia by Sara Salih

Pangkor Laut is a private island on the west coast of Malaysia. It’s blessed with white sandy beaches and the most stunning blue-green waters. The tropical Eden has only one resort and it caters for every indulgence, from exquisite fine dining to spa treatments. But what moved me about this place was that although it is known for its luxury, …

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Kuala Lumpur – Bargain capital of Asia

In Malaysia, Travel Inspiration by Soumaya

After a four hour drive from neighbour and shopping capital rival –Singapore-we finally entered Kuala Lumpur. We drove through a tarmac valley, surrounded by towering skyscrapers and the bright lights of buildings which illuminated the hustle and bustle of Malaysia’s capital city. It’s easy to see why the heart of the city centre is called Bukit Bintang, which translates to …

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Penang: A Carnival of Colour, Culture and Cuisine

In Community, Malaysia, Travel Inspiration by Soumaya

Visiting Penang, a state in north-western Malaysia, has long been on my traveller’s bucket list. The island is world famous for its delicious array of oriental cuisine, and what better reason to travel than to sample food? But Penang offers so much more. From the golden sands that hug the island caressed by crystal jade waves, to the trekkers’ trails …