Langkawi Archive

Malaysia To Japan – Trip Update 1

Oh my. The photo above was taken so long ago! It was a self portrait taken out front of the Perth International Airport in Western Australia. Back on the 1st November 2011. We have both changed a lot since then. This is what we have been up to over the last four fantastic and

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Renting a Motorcycle and Riding Around Langkawi

There is no shortage of people willing to rent you a little bike to get around Langkawi. After a few days of not doing much other than eating, swimming at the beach and generally hanging around Pantai Cenang we decided we should probably get out and see some more of the island. Langkawi isn’t

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A Frog In Our Toilet in Langkawi, Malaysia

Coming from Australia we’re used to a little wild life occasionally wandering into our living space. We’ve had up close and personal encounters with bees, wasps, snakes, spiders, and of course, endless flies and mosquitoes. I’m not sure either of us has ever had a frog before. Better than a toad I guess. I

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The Fire At Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Malaysia

  Way back in December, it feels like a long time ago, we witnessed a fire on Jalan Pantai Cenang on Langkawi Island, Malaysia. It was a bit of a shock to both of us. At first because we thought our guest house may be going up in flames and then because having to

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Laman Padi Langkwai – The Rice Museum

  Good morning students. Today, Teacher Andrew will take us around Laman Padi in Langkawi, commonly known as the Rice Museum. It is situated at Pantai Cenang on Langkawi Island in Malaysia. We liked the Rice Museum so much that we went two days in a row! The first day, Tanya was able to

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Langkawi’s Cable Car Experience

  Langkawi claims to have the steepest cable car in the world. We didn’t believe it until we went up ourselves! It took us two attempts to go on the cable cars. They are often closed due to strong wind and once you are up there you can see why they prefer to shut

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Shirin Guesthouse On Pulau Langkawi Review

Shirin Guesthouse at Pantai Cenang on Pulau Langkawi was a lovely place to spend our time whilst on Langkawi. Pantai Cenang is the main tourist area on the island. Here you will find accommodation to suit the smallest to the most extravagant budget. Shirin Homestay is interesting. The Guesthouse is very welcoming. It is

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They Call Me… Chili Bean!

Chilies are a big part of south east Asian food. The chillies range from big red ones, which are more sweet than hot, to tiny green ones, that burn with the fire of a thousand suns. A lot of dishes also contain chopped up green beans. Little bits of green bean dotted with little

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