Kayaking not only gives you a great workout but it enables you to see this amazing island from new vantage points and ups your exploring game!Continue reading What To Do In Perhentian Kecil: Kayak!
Only a short 30-minute fast boat ride from Kuala Besut, this backpacker getaway is the perfect island to escape to as you make your way through peninsular Malaysia. Days can easily turn into weeks, as we quickly discovered after exploring the island for a few days (we ended up extending our stay from 4 to 7 days). “No hurry no worry” should be the catch phrase of Kecil as most people spend their days diving and snorkeling in the crystal clear water and lounging around soaking up the sun on the white sandy beaches. Continue reading Exploration Guide: Pulau Perhentian Kecil
With our first year of full-time travel, I’ve decided to go with the flow more and be a little less of a control freak! As such I’ve set very few “rules”. One that I do have though, is that even if we don’t know our itinerary or how long we plan on staying in a given place I want one night of lodging booked before we arrive. From there we can figure out what we want to do next, but the one night is sort of a safety net.
On our second week in Malaysia and only 1.5 months into our trip, I broke my rule. Continue reading Throwing My Biggest Rule Out The Window
Panoramic views, windmills in the background, lush jungle, a myriad of winding stairs down to the water, and the crystal clear, turquoise ocean greet you at our favorite spot on Pulau Perhentian Kecil. The Blue Lagoon and the hike to get there are an absolute must.Continue reading Stairway To Paradise: Perhentian Kecil’s Windmill Stairs & Blue Lagoon