Gili Meno

Most of us are probably more familiar with Gili Trawangan, the largest of the three Gili Islands. However Gili Meno, Lying between Gili Trawangan and Gili Air is a natural gem of seclusion and not to be missed when travelling to this island cluster. Gili Meno is a light footed 2 kilometres at its widest point and a delightful explorato-…
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I love this island as an escape from life’s daily grind and for myself, it is conveniently reached from Singapore from where a 40 minute flight gets me to Tioman Island airport. Here the island offers all the attributes that one conjures up when imagining that perfect tropical island.  It’s all here! Lush tropical forest slopes down to white sandy beaches…
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I always enjoy Phuket but on this occasion I continued my travel from there to Krabi Province on the west coast of southern Thailand. Enticed by the promise of beaches and the natural beauty of unspoiled scenery I was certainly not disappointed on arrival and looked forward with relish to my stay, a stay that could be either relaxing or full of…
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Nusa Lembongan

Once known as “What’s that island over there?” Nusa Penida is now drawing considerable interest amongst Bali’s visitors. Back in the early 90’s Nusa Lembongan was not quite the mystery that Nusa Penida presented then. Lembongan in those days was the haunt of young surfers who were happy to put up with modest facilities and warm beer for the thrill…
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Boracay Island

  Laying about 315 kilometers south of Manila and 2 kilometers off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Visayas region, Boracay is one of the smaller islands in Philippines vast archipelago. This thighbone-shaped island measuring 7 kilometers in length with a 1-kilometer width at its narrow stretch is a world-class holiday destination. The narrow stretch is a white…
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