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Malaysia’s hidden gem: Suka Suka Homestay

Co-founder of Experience Travel Group, Tom Armstrong, discovered the hidden riches of Malaysia. On an in-depth research trip, he found some fantastic experiences you could include in your holiday, the Suka Suka Homestay is but one example. Here he reviews his time with Aziz and family, the hosts – I hope you’ll feel inspired.



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How Malaysia inspired Becky’s career in travel

Travel expert Becky reveals the story behind her career in travel. Whisked away as a child to the tropical riches of Malaysia, the food, history, architecture and landscapes captured her imagination. It was then she decided she wanted to travel for the rest of her life and pursue a career in the industry. Here she shares her life-changing experience:



English author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist David Bellamy tours the rainforest in and around The Datai Resort in Langkawi, Malaysia. The tour was led by The Datai's resident naturalist Irshad Mobarak on January 22nd, 2015.

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Forest therapy in Langkawi, Malaysia

The Datai’s resident naturalist, Irshad Mobarak, shares his thoughts on the benefits of nature. A tradition of Mandi Embun runs through Malay culture, this describes a walk through forests to soak up the atmosphere and unwind. The luxurious rainforest resort The Datai is the perfect place to try it out for yourself; indulge in some low-tech relaxation and marvel in the magnificence of the surrounding thousand-year-old rainforest.