Lockdown in Malaysia – Don and Vik’s Story

We first talked to Don and Vik, an Australian couple who found themselves in Malaysia as the first lockdown hit the country, back in August. They have now been in Malaysia for almost a year so we thought that we would catch up with them and see how their Christmas and New Year went. YouContinue reading “Lockdown in Malaysia – Don and Vik’s Story”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 3

In the third of our series looking at Southeast Asia film locations we look at one of the biggest hits of 2018 and another classic Vietnam film that was not actually filmed in Vietnam. In part 1 we looked at locations for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Good Morning Vietnam and in part 2 weContinue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 3”

Malaysia Announces Tougher Measures in Fight Against Covid

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has announced that 5 states and 3 federal territories will be placed under a Movement Control Order (MCO). The states of Melaka, Johor, Penang, Sabah and Selangor plus the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya will be under the MCO until 26th January. Under the MCO inter-district travel isContinue reading “Malaysia Announces Tougher Measures in Fight Against Covid”

World Travel Awards 2020 Winners

The World Travel Awards are currently announcing their winners from each continent and recently announced the Asia winners. The Grand Final Winners are announced on 27th November. In Southeast Asia Vietnam leads the way with 36 awards. Here are all of the winners in Southeast Asia. General InterContinental Hotels & Resorts – Asia’s Leading BusinessContinue reading “World Travel Awards 2020 Winners”

October in Review

There still seems to be no end to the COVID-19 pandemic and the re-opening of much of Southeast Asia although there are the first, faint glimmers of hope. Undeterred we have continued to expand our content in the region to help people to plan and be inspired for future travel and also our general news,Continue reading “October in Review”

September in Review

It has been another incredibly busy month, despite world travel still being on hold. We wait for the world to open up again and launched all new guides to Malaysia and Singapore and increased our coverage of Vietnam. We have posted some of our favourite pictures of Angkor Wat, Thai sunsets and the Grand PalaceContinue reading “September in Review”

10 Best Beaches in Malaysia

Malaysia has some simply stunning beaches. From private islands that are a haven for marine life to busy beaches with nightlife and water sports. We look at some of the most popular beaches in Malaysia but some hidden gems. Continuing our series of articles on the best beaches in South East Asia. Follow the linksContinue reading “10 Best Beaches in Malaysia”

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