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A Cave That Takes You Back In Time

It reminded me of something out of an Indiana Jones movie. Inside the cave, it opened up to this massive great room that looked like a natural cathedral. very impressive. There are not enough professional pix taken of this cavern .....and that's a shame. They have one tour that takes you to the top of [...]

LOVE the idea of exploring uncharted grounds but don’t know where to go? Well, for a start, Ulu Chepor in Perak is so “ulu” (remote) that it’ll take your breath away! You can trek in the million-year-old rainforest that escaped the last Ice Age. Wallow in an uncharted creek and “discover” rare plants that may [...]

Bukit Larut, the smallest hill resort in Malaysia, towers over Taiping, famous for its lake gardens. The unique thing about this hillside resort is that nature has been left alone to flourish so bountifully. Gazette as a permanent forest reserve in 1910, Bukit Larut’s untouched forests are filled with wildlife such as birds, squirrels and [...]

The Magical Pangkor Island

The name Pangkor may have originated from the Thai word Pang Ko which means ‘beautiful island’. However others believe it may have been a memorial to Pang Kui, a legendary Chinese adventurer said to have lent his skills in seamanship to the bands of pirates this island once sheltered. One of the beaches at Pangkor [...]