5 Signs You’re Becoming Malay

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Cafe in Putrajaya Malaysia

Malaysia for us two is one of those countries, where we feel like at home. In last two and a half years we have spent here almost half a year. We like it here. And we feel, how in some ways we are becoming more like Malays. Slowly, but we see changes in our behavior. And sometimes it’s funny to see, how … Read More

Langkawi – Satun Ferry: Getting Visa On Arrival in Thailand

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Una on the beach - 4 island tour in Krabi Thailand - visa on arrival in Thailand

Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands, is situated at the very North of Malaysia, less than 50 kilometers off the coast of Thailand. And there are frequent ferries running daily from Langkawi to Thailand. While it is possible to get from Langkawi to Koh Lipe by ferry as well – and Koh Lipe is more interesting destination that Satun – we chose … Read More

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park (+photos)

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Parrot sitting on camera in Kuala Lumpur Bird park

We heard about Kuala Lumpur Bird Park for the first time two years ago, during our first trip to Malaysia. Even though we stayed in Kuala Lumpur for a month, we didn’t go there then. But this time we definitely couldn’t miss KL Bird Park! Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is largest free-flight walk-in aviary. That means there are quite a lot of birds … Read More

Langkawi in One Day: Here is What You Can Do

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Kaspars on scooter - Langkawi island, Malaysia

Let’s start with the transport. As there is no public transportation system on Langkawi island, only taxi, you will need to think about it first. We recommend you to rent a scooter in Langkawi. One of the most popular places, where to rent it, is located just by the ferry terminal. Scooter rent for one day will cost you just slightly higher than some … Read More

Our Langkawi Island in 40 Photos

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At the Northern part of Langkawi

11 weeks or nearly 3 months. Such a long period of time we have currently spent on Langkawi island doing volunteer work. And for us this is the longest period of time we have ever spent in one place outside Latvia. So it’s not a surprise, that here we feel like at home, where everything is so familiar. Where they … Read More

Hitchhiking in Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur

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Unas fractured finger - we are hitchhiking

Yesterday we with Una went to the hospital. We did it for the second time just because day earlier we were there some minutes after 12 PM, and it was already too late. Three hours later we know – Una’s left hand still needs some medical treatment, at least for one more week. They take off the cast, but put on some “metal … Read More