One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

If you are on a tight schedule but wants to enjoy Langkawi for a day, I have prepared to you an itinerary that may help. Langkawi is an archipelago of islands in Malaysia that is also known as Jewel of Kedah. The place is situated near the Thai border, hence transportation to Thailand is available. 


Langkawi offers numerous spots that can be enjoyed by travelers and even the whole family. 

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia
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Please note that this itinerary may be hard to attain, but at least you get the idea of what can happen to your day in Langkawi. 

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The best way to get to Langkawi is by boarding a plane from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi  Airport. The travel may take 1 to 2 hours unlike when you take the bus that may go from 8 to 12 hours depending on traffic.

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia
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If you are taking the bus, allow at least a day so you have time to rest after a long ride. The bus usually takes off from a specific terminal of your choice (you may book your tickets HERE) and will drop off to Kuala Perlis terminal. From there you can book a ferry that will take you to Langkawi. The ferry ride usually takes 40 minutes to 1 hour.

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Since you'll only be there for a day, I suggest you reserve or book your tour online. But if you wish to stay for a night to enjoy some wholesome beach party, you may ask for your hotel receptionist to book the tour for you. I highly suggest you select the half day island hopping tour that will start 9:00 in the morning to 1:00 in the afternoon. The 4-hour tour includes visiting the famous Lake of Pregnant Maiden, Eagle Watching, and a dip to Pulau Beras Basah.





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After the tour, you may have your lunch for an hour and go directly to Panorama Langkawi. Panorama Langkawi is the theme park that offers world renowned tourist attractions such as Sky Cab and Sky Bridge - the world's longest free span and curved bridge.

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

The usual travel time from Pantai Cenang to Panorama Langkawi takes 30 to 40 minutes. By the time you arrive, make sure to book the 4:30 or 4:45 PM Sky Cab schedule as the sunset usually takes place by 6:30 or 7:00 PM.

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

The cable car (Sky Cab) will take you up the Sky Bridge for about 30 to 40 minutes. Once there, you will have to pay for another ticket (price list below) to go to the curved bridge. Your options are trekking the sky trail or getting into the Sky Glide (which I think is the most convenient way).

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia
We obviously took the long and exhausting trail

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

You may stay as long as you want at the sky bridge or as long as your guts can. Every step is a thrill-inducing experience especially to those who have fear of heights. The park is open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. It also offers other attractions and activities such as 3D art gallery, SkyDome, and Sky Adventure Park.

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

Here is our 1-day itinerary and price list:

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM - KLIA to Langkawi Airport
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM - Breakfast
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Island Hopping (35 to 40 RM)
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Lunch
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Rest
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Travel to Panorama Langkawi
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Free time (you may enjoy other park attractions and activities included in your purchased ticket)
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Sky Cab and Sky Bridge
Sky Cab - 55 RM ticket includes other attractions such as Skydome and 3D Art Gallery
Sky Bridge - if you are taking the sky trail, ticket will be 5 RM while sky glide is 15 RM
6:00 PM - Departure

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

For Panorama Langkawi price details, you check their website HERE.

One day itinerary to Langkawi, Malaysia

You may experience difficulties in traveling from one place to another especially during holidays. I highly suggest you use grab or uber to minimize the hassle. If you are unable to book any when departing from Panorama Langkawi at 6:00 PM, there are drivers outside that offers certain price to any destination of your choice within Langkawi. You can even haggle if you have the guts to do so. LOL!

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Want to try this 1-day trip to Langkawi? Do you have other experiences traveling to this place that you want to share? Let us know in the comment section below.

PLEASE DON'T LEAVE YOUR BABIES UNATTENDED AT THE SKYBRIDGE!!!

Random Life Thoughts


Recently, I found myself crying on some silly thoughts. I feel like the world spins so fast and everybody started getting bigger and me still a dumb mess. Small things trigger my depression. It makes me want to vanish. In my dreams, I always end up seeing myself in a blood bath. It gives me the creeps, but there's a feeling of ease and satisfaction. I believe that afterlife means me being born again. In another lifetime, in another physique. While I look forward to that day, I tried accepting the norms I used to hate. I tried to think of the possibilities of salvation, but it's not what I expected it to be. The people I look up to becomes the epitome of greed. They become mascots of my personal pandemonium. I got sad. Slowly I feel like I'm becoming one of them. Running doesn't make any sense at all when you have nothing to look forward to. Floating in abyss makes me sick, but it's the only place to go. It's the only safe place I can be. 

Leveling up our Brow Game with Martin Rules and Benefit Cosmetics

Martin Rules and Benefit Cosmetics

It was 2:45 PM, I don't know why, but I feel very excited about going to Martin's (www.martinjonandrade.com) first collab event with Benefit Philippines. I think it's because Benefit featuring a male makeup blogger/vlogger is something revolutionary, especially here in the Philippines. It's a fact how some brands here in our country neglect men who use their products deemed for girls. And I don't really get that! In the US, I see Patrick Star, Manny Mua, Bret Manrock and much more being recognized for rocking the makeup industry with their witty routines. The modern men wear makeup and it's not something that we should raise our brows with. 


Martin's first ever collab with Benefit Cosmetics


Benefit Cosmetics shop can be very intimidating to look at for men. It's because they have this very bright pink theme that looks effeminate for commoners eyes. Those men who bravely enter the store were either a husband of a wife shopping for makeup or men like Martin who knows what a reliable product is. 



If you don't know who Martin is, click this link: LOOK: This Guy’s Brows are More on Fleek Than Yours

He's basically that guy who has super on-fleek brows that are undeniably better than girls. 



The brow is king!!!



The event was a simple Brow 101 session, but to be honest it's enlightening AF! I was only there to take videos but found myself participating. I remember my mama insisting on plucking my eyebrows to make it look neat. I always thought brows are made to protect our eye socket, but it's more than that. For us men, eyebrows are our crowning glory (Same goes for some women I think. LOL!), hence proper care is a must.


The session opened our minds to the common misconception about brow care, waxing, plucking, basically everything about brows. Celina and Martin offered us fresh tips that we don't usually get from watching someone do their brows on youtube. They totally lit the room when they started fixing brows. They're like magicians tapping their wands, making the fix looks easy. It's magical to see how a simple brow fix can change everything about your looks. 


Benefit really did a good job in sparking this change with their little gesture. It's about time for brands to realize that creativity doesn't come with a gender.

WAIT THERE'S MORE!!!


Did you know that if you book a brow waxing service at Benefit Cosmetics for the whole month of May, 100% of the proceeds will go to a charity that empower women? Now you know! For more information you may visit Benefit Cosmetics PH Website HERE.



An open letter to the lady who's not interested in our love story


We're not interested in your love story, that's what the lady beside me was mumbling as she scrolls through her facebook timeline. It seems that her feed was bombarded with Valentine's day content and she can't do anything about it. "Siguro single to" I was judging her in my mind as she continues to utter words of hate.

I decided to peek on to what she's specifically looking at and to my surprise, it was 2 girls holding hands. I think the pictures says they're about to get married. The lady showed it to her friends with disgust on her face. It's like as if she was showing them something gory. Anong problema ni ate? I don't understand where her hate is coming from.

Nowadays, I don't easily get people. Most of us prefer seeing violence than people kissing, hugging, and making love. I am not against gory stuff on the media. In fact, I like it just how I like seeing romantic moments that doesn't require gender. I don't understand censorship to scenes where a man is seemingly in love with another man. To me, it's something genuine. I believe in love that knows no boundaries. The one that knows no gender, age, or race. Love has no labels! Something that we should have taught the younger generations so, in times where they encounter couples of the same gender, they won't act up like that lady who sat beside me.

I wanted to stop them as they walked out the MRT station, but I've lost my strength. I wish I could've told her why there are stories like these on her online feed. I wish I told her that it is because we are no longer interested in love stories like hers, kaso baka bigla akong sabihan ni ate, "Anong problema mo?"







Blogging Rants Atsutsutsu


It's been a while since I last posted here on my blog. Hindi pala, halos ilang buwan na rin so medyo matagal na talaga litsi. Feeling ko kasi lately kinakain na ako ng sistema. You know, a system where I long for brand recognition, events, circle of friends, I'm not sure if you get it, pero yun na yun. I wanted to be different pero I started acting like everybody else. I dare to be kaladkarin just to see the world, but I got lost. I forgot how to deal with myself because I started caring about what other people would think of me. I got conscious of my actions and limit my abilities to express. 

This blog is supposed to be a challenge for self-actualization, but I'm not sure where I am now. I named it after myself so it'll be more personal, but I don't know what happened. 

Hopefully, this realization would help me continue, thus I am documenting it. My goal is to Vlog daily on my youtube channel and avoid making this blog an output for brand advertisements. A blog should be something I experienced first hand. It should carry unbiased opinions on things life offers me. It's 2017, change must come. If someone wants to mess with me then I should let them know that I'm the mother fucking mess. And if they can't deal with it, then I've no time for them.

Hello, 2017! I guess my year has just begun. 


The Aftermath: MEGA Man x Converse Fashion & Music Festival

Headlining the festival were three of the country's biggest and most revered artists in the local music scene: Mayonnaise, Silent Sanctuary, and Kwjan
As we all was inspired by MEGA magazine's stories featuring the Philippines most iconic women, we were also left in pure joy last March 23, 2017, as MEGA Man collaborated with Converse Philippines for a night of great music and style. Held at Burgos Park in Forbes Town Center, Fort Bonifacio the event was filled with overflowing drinks, live band performances and people who want to witness the unveiling of Converse Spring and Summer collection 2017.

The event was hosted by model-musician Julz Savard.
Tagged as "MEGA Man x Converse Fashion & Music Festival", the event featured some of Manila's best college bands: St. Wolf from De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, The Subspring from Far Eastern University, Sour Cheeks from University of the Philippines, and Papapeta from University of Sto. Tomas while a performance by Young JV gave the festival some hip-hop flavor


Another highlight of the event was a fashion show by Converse featuring their Spring-Summer 2017 collection and  the ‘Forever Chuck’ campaign.


MEGA Man Men of Style awardees was also introduced which included MMA fighter Ali Khatibi, DJ Joey Santos, rapper Mito Fabie aka Curtismith, film director Gino Santos, businessman Rambo Nunez and magazine photographer Cyrus Panganiban for 2016 as well as award-winning actor Paolo Ballesteros, actor-host Benjamin Alves, singer Jason Dy, photographer Miguel Gutierrez and Men’s wear associate Bryce Salhab for 2017. MEGA Man magazine editor Angelo de Cartagena and Converse Philippines Sales Director Dan Mindanao presented the MEGA Man x Converse Men of Style trophies to the awardees.

See more of the Men of Style in a special feature in this month's issue of MEGA Man presented by Converse available now in leading book stores and news stands and downloadable on the App Store, Google Play, and Magzter. #MEGAManxConverse #ForeverChuck

Goldilocks Bakebook gets a Golden Update

Goldilocks Bakebook gets a Golden Update

Now on its Golden year, Goldilocks released an updated version of their best-selling bake book. Over 200 pages of favorite recipes from the Philippines' best-loved bakeshop can now be in your kitchen. 

During their launched earlier at National Book Store in Glorietta 1, they have mentioned that since the first volume of the Goldilocks Bakebook was launched in 2011, consumer trends and customer engagement have changed dramatically. Goldilocks have strengthened its position as the best-loved bakeshop in the Philippines through seamless integration of timeless products and services with the emerging market preferences. 


In time for the Christmas Holiday, this updated volume contains new insights about Goldilocks bakeshop, its history, and what it means to the Filipino. Likewise, more than 50 recipes are included to create sweet and delightful moments in your own kitchen. Ika nga ng host kanina, "Matuto kang mag-bake kahit di ka marunong." Torrrooooyyy!!!

The Goldilocks 50th Anniversary Edition Bakebook is now available in all National Bookstores Nationwide. You may grab your personal copy or as a gift to your family and friends. Book price is for only 895PHP. For more information, you may visit their website at www.goldilocks.com.ph

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Book and Borders Opens Its New Branch In Eastwood City Mall

Book and Borders Opens In Eastwood City Mall

The last time I visited Book and Borders was when I was distraught of the city and just wanted to get out. Since I've no capacity and time to do it instantly, I went to Book and Borders in Tuscany Mckinley, grabbed a book and immersed myself to a place far far far away. That's what Book and Borders concept can do. It can bring you to places you've never been by reading a book in a tranquil place. Mixed with comforting food as a reality break, what else can I ask for? Another branch I guess? I hope somewhere messy, where people like me can appreciate it the most. And yes they did. 


Today, November 26, 2016, they just opened another branch in Eastwood City. I used to work here as a web designer for a small BPO. I am part of a consumer rat race where I needed a daily escape from reality. This kind of place is a must here.

I hope they can put up an every Friday program where aspiring writers and performers can present their works. Not on a daily basis, as they may interrupt readers who're there because they needed a quiet space, but I still hope they do. Lalala!

If you want to try Book and Borders Cafe in Eastwood, it is located on the ground floor of Olympic Heights Condominium. For more information, you may contact 0932 871 5560 and 02 584 2465 or you may follow their Instagram account @bookandborderscafe.

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