A beautiful small island that you never knew existed
As one of the Malaysia’s island. Pulau Aman was always left out from people’s knowledge (including me, before this). Turns out, that island hold a beautiful phenomenon, interesting activities and mouth-watering food.
Food? yes it’s the local food, Mee Udang (Prawn Mee) that outstands Pulau Aman the most. According to the local, there are even some foreigners that come to Pulau Aman just to eat the signature; Mee Udang’s dish. So, if you want to have a slurp-ie taste how the Mee Udang’s with the strong taste from the prawn’s taste, you surely should come to the Pulau Aman. And to those who are not really a Mee-guy, Char Kue Teow and others as your rescue.
To get there, nab a boat from the Batu Musang’s Jetty and cruise past some the sea and you can imagine yourself in PIRATES IN THE CARIBBEAN’s movie as according to legend, in the past, pirates would climb up to the peak of the island to watch for trade ships because you can get a perfect bird’s eye view from the top of Pulau Aman.
As for the Island, you will feel as if you’re in a real-life movie: powder-white beaches, traditional houses, and even the oldest breadfruit trees in the country (it was planted in 1890). And for those who wonder how it taste like, surprisingly it tastes like a bread (Breadfruit taste like a bread, okay that is new to me) or maybe pretty much like a sweet potato. We don’t know, go there and give your own description.
From far, the island resembles a mountain, and is packed with lush trees, wooded spaces, but it actually not how it looks like. There’s so much more inside. They provide you with interesting activities, souvenirs, and there’s even kampung-stay (village stay) theme vacation if you want to experience temporarily living there.
There you go, one of the island that you might want to reconsider for the your next vacation.
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We cannot run away from life forever, but we can trip our self away for a while. So, how about taking yourself away for a moment? 2 Days 1 Night trip may be just what you need.
Malacca City is one of the impressive attraction and you should not miss it! In Melaka, the thing that you should do in Melaka is sight-seeing all of these places.
Entrance fee: Free
Standing strong in Malacca is A’Famosa architectural. It is one of the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. From Portuguese, to Dutch and British. This one place was undertaken and conquered by many.
Price:RM30 for its normal route
Next, we move to the Dutch Square Malacca. Dutch Square Malacca is the most picturesque along Jalan Kota. It also has a colorful trishaw pickup point. The trishaw in Malacca was called Becca.
Attractiveness: Buskers and souvenir stalls at the top of the hill
Next, we went to St. Paul’s Church. To get to the St. Paul’s Church, you will have to climb a steep of stairs gets to the top. It actually worth the climb because it is a beautiful, breezy sanctuary.
Attractiveness: Watermelon handbag, coconut ice cream, deep fried ice cream.
At night, we went to Jonker Street. What is more perfect at night rather than seeing the beautiful light. Light, beautiful building and unique type of food, Jonker Street has it all. Be it traditional footwear, delicacies, antiques or even trinkets.
ETA: 20 minutes outside of Bandar Hilir
Do not stop the excitement just yet! Head down to the White Sand Dunes at Pantai Klebang, Melaka. Piled up 10 to 20 meters’ high, but if you like taking aesthetic pictures, this is another insta-worthy place that should be visited!
It is only 5-6 km away from Malacca City but from the White Sand Dunes, it takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Drop at Pantai Klebang as it offers you offers beach picnics kite flying, varied food trucks and coconut shakes.
Before leaving, have a taste of Klebang’s signature; the Klebang Coconut Shake. This will be the perfect fit dessert after a walking under the sunlight. Worry not, they also have other foods.
It is safe to say that Malacca is a favorite place for a quick getaway. So how are this 2 Days 1 Night trip sounds to you? If this does not fascinate you, why not check on our other activity, there’s always a trip for everyone!
Malaysia known as a country that have so many beautiful traveling places. But have you ever wonder what is more others than just enchanting places behind Malaysia? What is another hidden parts and stories in Malaysia, that symbolise Malaysia.
So, here’s some highlights from Kedah for its uniqueness, that we proudly want to share with you,
What is Kedah truly famous for? What actually the outsiders did not know, Kedah have one market that offers unique ways in selling and buying known as Pasar Bisik (Whisper Market). Pasar Bisik located on Kota Kuala Muda, and near to the Pantai Merdeka.
This whispering tradition used by sellers because according to their believe, the process of selling was much convenient when only them can know the price offered by buyers. By whispering, the buyers can get an economical price with fresh fishes.
The whispering trend used for a long time and becomes the identity of the fisherman village Kuala Muda, Kedah. Why not try this something new in your buying experience, instead of saying out loud for a price, try to whisper it this time?
Another subject that makes Kedah famous for is, the legend of Mahsuri and the curse of Langkawi island. Do you know, there is a legend saying Langkawi only successfully developed after the curse of Mahsuri towards Langkawi ended.
Mahsuri is the most beautiful girl that lives in Langkawi at 19thcentury. Many of the girls jealous of her beauty and accused her being unfaithful to her husband. Before she passed away, she cursed the Langkawi island and all its living, and misery will crumble on them for seven generations.
As for the locals, they believe on the legend and believe that the curse is finally over at the end of the 20th century. But thanks to that myth, the Langkawi is now famous.
Source from Jawi Herbs Center
Gamat or its scientific name Stichopus horrens is a species of Sea Cucumbers which are marine creatures having leathery skin and a long body. In Malay term, this sea cucumber is called as Gamat.
In Malaysia, Gamat is use as a medicine base. So what can this Gamat heal? They heal both internal and external body ailments like aches, ulcers, burns and injuries.
Believe it or not, but the locals have been using Gamat for over 300 years by applied the Gamat over fresh cuts and wounds. So why not, get the Gamat products and witnessing its result.
Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim
Ever wanting to try to have a view from above the forest floor? Or maybe to try a look from a bird’s eye view. Worry not, the world’s longest rainforest canopy walks with a length of 925 metres and a height of 26 metres up are available on Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim, Kedah. But rest assured, this canopy walk is safe. The canopy is made from steel pylons.
Though the canopy walks have become popular from others countries but the canopy walks across the rainforest only available in here, Kedah. Grab this new experience by walking high and have an amazing view of flora and fauna from the above!
Tanjung Sepat is a small town in Kuala Langat district in Selangor, Malaysia. It gets its name from the word Tanjung, which translates to cape in English and Sepat, a type of fish. As a result of Tanjung Sepat being a fishing village. Unfotunately, due to the increase in pollution in Straits of Malacca, fishing is becoming an increasingly unpopular activity, although it is still part of a daily scene there. To explore Tanjung Sepat, only a day trip is needed, as this place lets you slow your pace and lets you enjoy the seaside.
How far is it from KL?About one to one and a half hour drive from the center of KL, and it is easiest to reach by car.
What’s there to do at Tanjung Sepat?Locals tend to visit Tanjung Sepat due to the beautiful scenery of the trees during the low tides.
Although there’s not much to do here, we suggest you do these!
1. Perniagaan Pau Hai Yew Heng
Firstly, for a snack, you can stop by Hai Yew Heng for some famous homemade pau. Hai Yew Heng has been an established pau company for more than 40 years in Tanjung Sepat and is very famous thanks to its traditional homemade Hainanese buns. The quality of these buns has been diligently maintained by the owner. Amongst the three originals and three newly developed fillings, the succulent pork buns and Mui Choy buns are fan favourites.
Now, for a pau option that is slightly smaller than Mr Black, a thinner bun and more filling (however not as many options as Mr Black but still good nonetheless) Hau Yew Heng is the pau place for you.
Address: 405, Jalan Besar, Pekan Tanjung Sepat, 42800 Tanjong Sepat, Selangor
The Lover’s Bridge is about a 5 minute drive from Restoran Ah Hok. Called Lover’s Bridge, due to the fact that couples used to go to this bridge to watch the spectacular sunrise/sunset that you can see from here point.
Unfortunately, this loved bridge was torn down in 2013 due to the collapse. However, there a few other scenic bridges to go to instead of the Lover’s Bridge. In the case that you’d want to take some pictures of the bridge that looks like it stretches out to the sea.
Address: 42800 Tanjung Sepat, Lorong Lautan Samudera 9/1, Bandar Puncak Alam, 45010 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
3. Ganofarm Homestay
Fortunately for people that want to have an overnight stay in Tanjung Sepat, the Ganofarm Homestay is a 2-in-1 experience for them. Not only is it a place for people to stay, but it’s also a place that houses an important Malaysian based mushroom research company that cultivates, develops, manufactures markets fresh mushrooms and mushroom based products. From Ling Zhi Mushrooms, Black Jelly Mushrooms, Abalone Mushrooms, Monkey Head Mushrooms, you name it, they most likely have it!
Here, you can visit the mushroom farm that is just 5 minutes away from the homestay and you can see how they manufacture the mushrooms, as well as grow it. In addition to that, you can purchase their products at the store!
Address: 700, Jalan Laut Membiru, Taman Pelangi, 42800 Tanjong Sepat, Selangor
4. Kuan Wellness Eco Park
The Kuan Wellness Eco Park is strategically located in between the Sepang Goldcoats and the Morib Gold Coast. Currently, it’s set to become a popular eco-tourism destination in Malaysia.
It consists of 5 acres of land where you can visit the eco farm. This consists of the mini zoo that has various birds, animals, reptiles and fish. Not to mention, 3½ storey swiftlet house that visitors can enter and learn about types of birds’ nests, bird house management, swiflet habitat, etc and finally, a visitor centre that is surrounded by palm oil plantations and tropical fruit farms.
Address: 408, Tanjung Layang, Kampung Batu Lapan, 42800 Tanjung Sepat, Selangor
Opening Hours: Daily, 9:00am-5:00pm
5. Mr Black
Mr Black is the competing pau shop in Tanjung Sepat. Some say that Mr Black makes better pau than Hai Yew Heng, but that’s up to the person eating to decide. Since they both have their own strengths and weaknesses. For instance, if you’re looking to eat pau that has a thicker bun, denser texture, more filling options and slightly cheaper options, Mr Black is the option for you! However, the best pau between these two pau shops are up to the person’s preferences after all!
Address: Pekan Tanjung Sepat, 42800 Tanjong Sepat, Selangor
Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am-6:30pm
6. Multi-Rich Pitaya Dragon Fruit Farm
Although this isn’t in Tanjung Sepat, it’s still a great place to visit since you can pass it on your way out. You could quench your thirst with the with sweet dragon fruit or you could munch down on some dragon fruit popsicles!
Malaysia’s coastline is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, and there are definitely many to choose to from. Therefore, we’ve compiled a short list of 5 of the best beaches for you to go visit in Selangor!
1. Pantai Tanjung Piai
Firstly, is Pantai Tanjung Piai. It is a private beach that is located in Klang, and like the other beaches in this list, Pantai Tanjung Piai is close to Kuala Lumpur and is a good place to go to for a short getaway from the rush and hubbub of the city life.
2. Pantai Morib
Since Morib Beach is one of the closest beaches to Kuala Lumpur, it has since become the ideal spot for people to come to to wind down for a short getaway by the sea. This beach has a shoreline that spans to about 3 km long, shaded by swaying palms. Although most of the beach has been converted into a seaside promenade and recreational park, there are still stretches of sandy beach on the northern end of the beach that extends to the ocean during the low tide.
3. Sky Mirror
Sky Mirror, otherwise known as Sasaran Beach, is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Malaysia and is only accessible for people to go to twice a month (during the new moon and full moon periods). This is due to the fact that when the tide is ideal for people to go to, it is when the sand bar emerges, Malaysia’s very own “Salar de Uyuni” or “Mirror in the Sky”. Sasaran Beach is named this because the shallow waters of this “Secret Island” clearly reflects the sky. Hence creating great photo opportunities.
4. Pantai Redang
Pantai Redang Beach (热浪沙滩) at Sekinchan is infamous for being the shooting area for local dramas and movies, such as Outbound Love (單戀雙城) drama that Hong Kong TVB. Unfortunately, this beach is not the most suitable for you to swim in, snorkel or dive. Instead, visit the the wishing tree, which is adorned with ribbons knotted with coins or visit some temples nearby.
Finally, near a mangrove forest in Tanjung Sepat, there’s Pantai Cunang. It’s a beautiful white sandy beach that is maintained by the Mah Meri orang asli villagers. The Mah Meri are people that live in the adjacent village in a place called Kampung Koi. Most importantly, they’re known for their vibrant culture, handicraft skills and their care for their environment.