Travel Guide: Perhentian Island – Kecil

Travel Guide: Perhentian Island – Kecil

  The Perhentian Islands is one of my personal favorites. Why? Because it is the perfect destination for a “backpacking holiday.” (Read about my experience here). About the Perhentian Islands: There are two main islands in the Perhentian: Perhentian Besar (big island) and Perhentian Kecil (small island). Perhentian Besar offers a bit more expensive accommodation and is more family-friendly. Perhentian Kecil, on the other hand, has cheaper accommodation and a night-life that attracts more travelers/backpackers. How to go there: 1. To get to the islands, you need to take a…

Life’s a Beach: Perhentian Kecil Island, Malaysia

Life’s a Beach: Perhentian Kecil Island, Malaysia

  The Perhentian Islands is one of Malaysia’s treasures located at the Northeastern part of the peninsula. For the rest of the world, it is a well-kept secret that is barely known. But for locals and travelers alike, this place is hard to miss. Traveling with new friends from the jungle of Taman Negara, we made our way to what we called “paradise”, which was the Perhentian (Kecil) Island. To be honest, I didn’t have any idea what to expect other than a few hearsay that it is beautiful. For…

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Peninsular (West) Malaysia

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Peninsular (West) Malaysia

  There are places you’ve always dreamed of going. And then there are those already in front of you, just when you were about to start dreaming about it… Malaysia is one of them. Malaysia is a HUGE country composed of two regions known as Peninsular Malaysia (West Malaysia) and Malaysian Borneo¬†(East Malaysia). ¬†Respectively, they are located in the Southeast Asian mainland and Borneo. It’s one of those environmentally rich countries that serves as a melting pot of different ethnicy, cultures, and beliefs. With its size, let’s try to explore…