Category: Malaysia

Responsible travel and family tourism in Malaysia.

Visiting Langkawi with your kids? We spent a month there and tried 3 different accommodation providers, lots of activities and food options. We also tried 3 different medical clinics until finding an outstanding doctor! All the info and recommendations here + responsible travel tips. #malaysia #langkawi #pulaulangkawi #responsibletravel #travelwithkids #familytravel #sustainabletravel

Langkawi with kids! Top things to do and responsible travel tips.

Visiting Langkawi with kids can be fun and enjoyable, as long as you don’t make the same mistake we did with our first hotel! I explain everything below, and luckily there’s a huge range of places to stay in Langkawi to choose from. Pulau Langkawi was our last destination of...

A boat on a Langkawi Mangrove Tour

Our amazing Langkawi Mangrove Tour in Kilim Geoforest Park.

During our stay on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, we sought a responsible tour company to take us to the Kilim Geoforest Park for a mangrove tour and cave exploring. It was an amazing day out, and we were very impressed with our chosen company’s efforts to preserve Langkawi’s natural beauty and educate...

Green Acres Penang Treehouse (image courtesy of Green Acres Penang)

The Ultimate Guide to Malaysian Eco Resorts & Sustainable Accommodation.

When you think of an eco-tourism destination, does Malaysia come to mind? It will now! Malaysia has a great range of sustainable accommodation to enjoy: from farm stays to luxury beach resorts; from secluded rainforest retreats to mid-city hotels; from island camping adventures to durian tree-houses!

Allegra and I transferring turtle eggs to the hatchery

Volunteering with our children at the Juara Turtle Project.

Our first family volunteering experience was helping sea turtles at the Juara Turtle Project (JTP) on Tioman Island, Malaysia. And it was even better than we could have hoped for! Below is a detailed account of the tasks we helped with, what it was like at JTP, and what volunteering...

Kahang Organic Rice Eco Farm

Staying at Kahang Organic Rice Eco Farm (KOREF)

This was our first farm stay and first taste of rural Malaysia. KOREF has beautiful, rustic accommodation that caters for large groups as well as family bookings like us. When we arrived we thought it might have had its day, as we were practically the only ones staying there. But the following...