Collected by Angela A
Pangkor Island, Perak, Malaysia
My charged childhood memories of summer days spent fishing, swimming and exploring the backcountry of central Ontario are a far cry from the wild tropical jungles and lavish sandscapes of Malaysia’s island paradises, places where angel fish tango...
Batu 5 1/4, Jalan Kampung Tok Senik, Kawasan mata Air, Ulu Melaka, Langkawi, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, Kampung Mawar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
People flock here for the absolutely authentic Malaysian food. The restaurant serves a lunch spread that seems to go on for miles. Expect to find a lot of local, fresh-caught fish. And, I especially like the comfort food here—noodles or rice, with...
Kompleks Dermaga Tanjung Lembung, Mukim Ulu Melaka, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
It sounds almost too fantastical to be true. A German man came to Malaysia thirty years ago and saved the ancient boat-building industry from the brink of extinction. Today, you can sail on his authentic Malaysian junk boat, the Naga Pelangi, and...
Unit E.01 Oriental Village, Burau Bay, 07100 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Run, don't walk, to this beautiful cafe. First, it has a tiger. Yes, a real, live tiger. Her name is Zanah, and she has her own jacuzzi. You can watch her play and chill out right outside of the cafe as you sip your coffee. The owners of this cafe...
Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Along the riverbank near Central Market, you'll find beautiful works of street art. These paintings were legally made with the blessings of Kuala Lumpur City Hall, which organized a competition recently to allow street artists to express...
Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Kampung Mawar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
On the island legends and folklore have evolved for hundreds of years. The most well-known of these fables tells the story of a beautiful woman named Mahsuri who was unjustly accused of adultery. The maiden was sentenced to death but when the...