• Why Langkawi is the island of dreams | Girl Going Global

    Langkawi Cable Car

    Wow what a day! Langkawi Sky Cab or Langkawi Cable Car is one of the main points to see in Langkawi, so we couldn’t really come all this way and not visit it!   I was slightly apprehensive as had heard it was quite steep… although I have been skiing frequently since I was very young, and of course there is no way up the mountain other than chair lifts and cable cars, so I was used to this fact. Little did I know that it was the second steepest cable car in the world – going as steep as 42 degrees! Over the jungle it was quite sketchy between…

  • Tanjung Rhu and The Mangroves | Girl Going Global
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    Tanjung Rhu and The Mangroves in Langkawi

      Before visiting Langkawi, I knew I wanted to do the Sky Cab and I’d read that Tanjung Rhu was a beautiful beach. But when our taxi driver insisted that we must do the Mangroves – I had no idea whether he was trying to sell it to us or whether it was genuinely unmissable. I later learnt that he was super genuine and just wanted us to have a good time – it was such an incredible experience! Firstly Tanjung Rhu beach was idyllic – like heaven on earth. White sands, turquoise sea, islands shooting out from the waters. They provided such heart stopping views. The sea was so…

  • Explore Langkawi with Girl Going Global
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    Langkawi – the Island of Dreams!

    Langkawi is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! It’s an island so full of vegetation and tropical plants, including the rubber tree which was bought to Langkawi from Brazil and now the island is full of them. We found that the people were so friendly and our taxi driver was the most humble of people, he showed and told us about all of the best places on Langkawi. It’s only really now that the tourism is growing in Langkawi and they have a few big well known hotels on the island.     The weather, for us, was much better than that of Singapore and…