30 Best Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, hindu deity

What to do in Kuala Lumpur? People have asked us this question quite a few times. In 2014 we came to KL for the first time. And in the last 3 years we have been to this city several times, for about 3 months in total. Twice we spent about a month in Kuala Lumpur at a time. And I’m sure we will return. … Read More

From Bangkok to Singapore in 2 Weeks: Short Stories from the Road

Bangkok canal tour - From Bangkok to Singapore in 2 Weeks

In February 2017 we went on a very interesting trip. The route and the region weren’t new to us. In fact, as you guys know – we have traveled there quite a few times during the last 3 years, but Malaysia (especially Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi island) feels a lot like home for us after all the time we have … Read More

Bangkok to Singapore: 2 Week Overland Backpacking Itinerary + Tips

Langkawi - Bangkok Singapore Overland Backpacking Itinerary

Friends, let’s travel to Asia together! Let’s go on a 2 week trip and travel all the way from Bangkok to Singapore overland! That’s how I started a Facebook update, that I posted on our Facebook page a few months ago. Why did I do that? Because for some longer time we had this idea, that we would love to take others on … Read More

Renting a Scooter in Langkawi (From 2 EUR per Day)

Kaspars rides a scooter in Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi is an archipelago of 104 islands. The main island, pulau Langkawi, is the largest of them all and it is one of the most popular islands in Malaysia. During the dry season, between December and March, it’s a popular tourist hotspot attracting thousands of people both from other parts of Malaysia and from abroad. When traveling to Langkawi you should … Read More

Volunteering in Malaysia: 2 Months in the Jungle

Dusky leaf monkey - Volunteering in Malaysia

In spring of 2013 we came to Malaysia for the first time. We had just finished cycling across India (it took us 5 months). We were running out of money. But we didn’t want to return home. So we decided to go and try volunteering in Malaysia. And now, two and a half years later we came back to Malaysia. … Read More

Top 5 Things to Do in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya is a planned city 25 kilometers South of Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia. Construction of the city started in the 90s, after the idea to have a new federal administrative center to replace Kuala Lumpur as the administrative capital. Construction of Putrajaya was one the biggest projects of Southeast Asia and the largest in Malaysia. Now Putrajaya takes … Read More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The Ultimate Guide

Una is taking a photo of Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a capital of Malaysia, as well as the most populous city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur (KL) is located on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It was founded in 1857 by Chinese tin miners. So, it is relatively new city. Kuala Lumpur is one of our favorite cities in the world. And we have been to KL several … Read More

Langkawi Island, Malaysia: The Ultimate Guide

Langkawi island in Malaysia - Guide to Langkawi Island

Malaysia is one of our favorite countries in the world, where we feel like at home, especially in Langkawi. It was April 2014 when we arrived there for the first time. We applied for a Workaway volunteer job on a yacht. It was our first volunteering experience, and we planned to stay in Langkawi for two weeks. But in the … Read More

Gunung Raya – Highest Mountain in Langkawi (+PHOTOS)

watching sunset from Gunung Raya

At 881 m (2624 ft) Gunung Raya is the highest mountain on Langkawi island. With an observation tower on top of the mountain it’s a place with one of the best views of Langkawi and all the islands surrounding it. One more place providing views similar to those from Gunung Raya – a place that we can recommend – is Langkawi Cable … Read More