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Where to stay in Perhentian Island?

Whenever I go to somewhere, I try to book hotel online ahead of time. This is mainly because - I don't want to waste any time looking for hotel in an unknown place I don't want to get any surprise about my budget, which is controllable if I book ahead I can't enjoy a city until I leave my backpack in a hotel after a long flight Unfortunately, when I was searching my hotel in my popular booking platforms Agoda and Booking.com regarding Perhentian Island, I could not find a lot of...
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5 reasons to fall in love with Perhentian Island

I simply loved Perhentian Island! And, I would love to go there again! Crystal clear water: On a sunny day, you can see almost everything under the water in Perhentian. The water can have many shades and it looks beautiful.   Beautiful surroundings: I love nature and it looked like a heaven to me. Green hills, along with the sea made the island look like a gem.   Great Beaches: So, you have got a beautiful surroundings with a crystal clear water infront...
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How to go to Perhentian Island (and come back)?

Perhentian island is a gem! However, it's not straight forward to go there. However, the reward is immense if you go there. It's situated in north eastern side of Malaysia in a stated named Terengganu. Interestingly, this place is not far from the Thai border. This is how I went to the Perhentian Island: First of all, you need to land in Kuala Lumpur, I believe, you will get plenty of flights for doing so.  Cost: Will depend on your point of departure. Next you need to catch a...
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Things to know before visiting Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago with 104 islands in Malaysia. It is in a part of Malaysian state, Kedah and named as "Jewel of Kedah". It is situated in the Andaman sea. Langkawi is more closer to Thailand, there is a chance that, you will be in Thailand at time while floating in the sea. You can rent a taxi in Langkawi for the whole day. It is cheaper and gives you more freedom to roam around the town. One thing to remember, you must know how to drive. It is a left-hand traffic area....
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3 days in Langkawi

Day 1 Morning: You can start your Langkawi trip with island hopping. For most of the cases it lasts for half a day. Almost every island hopping tour runs twice a day, one in the morning(starts at 9:30 AM, pickup at 9:00 AM) and the another in the evening(starts at 2:30 PM, pickup at 2:00 PM). During this tour, you will be boarded in a boat with engine. Although the sound of it can be annoying, you will soon be amazed by the scenic beauty in both sides and forget it. If you do not hire a...
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4 hours in Kuala Lumpur

My flight from Langkawi to Dhaka had a layover of 90 minutes in Kuala Lumpur. One fine morning, I received a mail in my inbox, the subject was: "FLIGHT OD 2201 HAS BEEN MOVED ON 24-MAY-2016" Well, what? My flight has been moved! Which date? What time? My heart sunk for a while. When I opened the mail, it was the starting lines: Dear Valued Passenger, Please be informed that Malindo Air OD2201 from LANGKAWI-KLIA on 24-MAY-2016, 1730hrs has been moved to OD2205 on 1355hrs. Oh! So, the...
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My favourite restaurants in Langkawi

I and my wife were a bit tired after visiting Kilim Karst Geoforest park. We were dropped in the Langkawi town afterwards. We were pretty hungry and was looking for something to eat. We could not settle our minds for choosing a restaurant, so, we opted for some street foods. Naturally, it was not a grand lunch and we started to feel hungry after a while. During that time, we found "My French Factory". It was a small restaurants. There was outside seating arrangements too. We had a sit there to...
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