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…

The Long Neck Women in Loikaw, Myanmar

The Long Neck Women in Loikaw, Myanmar

The long neck women are distinguished for wearing brass coils all over their neck. Ever since I saw a photo of Bagan, my curiosity got me thinking, dreaming of the day that I would visit Myanmar. To be exact, I dreamed of seeing Myanmar with the man that I love (read my bucket list). The places and the culture that I have seen is far more than I actually dreamed of. Myanmar is a huge country that offers so much and it was hard to plan a route with our…

Discovering Iran: A Beautiful Experience

Discovering Iran: A Beautiful Experience

  Visiting Iran has been one of the most beautiful experiences that I’ve had. It shouldn’t be a surprise, but Iran is amazing beyond words, from the foundation of its culture to the genuine warmth of its people. — Perhaps, we got lucky from the very start. I’ve always been intrigued with the unknown, and to be able to discover it without being clouded by judgement and preconceived notions was refreshing for me. I must say though, that some of my family and friends were worried about me because of…

13 Must See Places That Will Awe-Inspire You

13 Must See Places That Will Awe-Inspire You

There are a million places out there that will amaze you, whether with its overwhelming architecture, breathtaking landscape, or the mind-blowing artistry. However, there are only a few, perhaps more than a handful, that will easily be on top of your list. Not just because of its undeniable beauty, but also the surge of emotions that it gives you, leaving you speechless, perhaps moved and inspired as you go back to wherever you came from. As they made me lost for words, allow me to share with you this effortlessly curated list of 13 Places That…