Langkawi in Malaysia is one of our favourite family destinations in Southeast Asia. We love the natural beauty of the island, the amazing beaches and all the wildlife viewing opportunities that come as part of Langkawi holidays. There are a few choices of where to stay in Langkawi. If you like to be close to […]
We love travelling in Malaysia with kids! The country is diverse and beautiful, with incredible wildlife opportunities. Here we share all our top Malaysia travel planning tips.
From Borneo to Langkawi and a few other islands in between, we cover things to do, places to stay, restaurants and more to help you plan your best Malaysia family vacation.
Langkawi is one of the most popular places to visit in Malaysia with family and here we share all the best things to do in Langkawi with kids. Firstly, this is one of the most beautiful islands in Southeast Asia with its huge expanses of untouched rainforest and long white sandy beaches. With much of the […]
Many people head to Kota Kinabalu with kids, drawn to its white sandy beaches and tropical weather, which make it a popular destination for an Asia family holiday. But the majority of these families never leave the confines of their luxury Kota Kinabalu hotel, completely missing out on all the fun things to do in […]
Mount Kinabalu is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Borneo, and at 4,096m in height, it is Malaysia’s tallest mountain. Climbing Mount Kinabalu is one of Borneo’s most popular tours, but for us – with a 3 year old and 5 year old in tow – this wasn’t really an option. Instead we […]
Just off the coast of Malaysia‘s Kota Kinabalu, the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a popular spot for visitors to go island hopping in Borneo. This daytrip from Kota Kinabalu is a good choice if you’re looking to go snorkeling in crystal clear waters, partake in some water sports, or just kick back on […]
Everyone knows Borneo to be home to the beloved orangutan. But there is another equally lovable species of monkey endemic to the island: the proboscis monkey. Easily identified by its enormous nose, the hilarious proboscis monkey most famously hangs out in the Kinabatangan River in the south of Sabah. We visited ten years ago, and […]
The Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a large luxury beach resort in Kota Kinabalu, in Malaysian Borneo. 499 rooms are split between two wings – the Garden Wing and Ocean Wing – and set amongst beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, which border a stunning and expansive white sand beach. There is a huge range […]
The Mari Mari Cultural Village in Kota Kinabalu is a fantastic place to visit with kids. Set in the countryside outside Kota Kinabalu, the Mari Mari Cultural Village is set up as a living museum, designed to give an insight into the history, culture and traditions of Borneo life. I have to admit, I was […]
Who doesn’t love sunset? And one of the best ways to capture sunset is to take a sunset cruise. Kota Kinabalu has some of the most spectacular sunsets I have experienced anywhere in the world, and we were lucky to take to the seas for a sunset cruise while we were there, and witness it […]