Travel Blogs from Tioman Island, Malaysia

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Terrorists on T-Shirts?, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Terrorists on T-Shirts?

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... we decided we would not dive as vis was too bad and a lot of the coral is ruined and beaches polluted. 10 years ago Tioman Island was a huge drawcard, but I think the govn didn't know how to handle the influx of tourists and the Island was almost ruined. ...

Palm Tree Paradise, Kuala Lumpur, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Palm Tree Paradise

A travel blog entry by rretzler

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... . Remember, if you get the opportunity, shake with your right upon greeting! We only visited to key places: Kuala Lumpur and Tioman Island. First impressions of Kuala Lumpur, (KL), Chinatown, where we stayed, "dirty, I want to go back to ...

The end - Tioman Island, Singapore, and KL, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

The end - Tioman Island, Singapore, and KL

A travel blog entry by jensjourney

... - instead of Kuala Lumpur. So, sure, why not?! I'll spend a day or two there, and then take the ferry up to Tioman Island off of Malaysia. After a few days in (hopefully) paradise, I'll head to KL for my flight home on June 11th. **this is a condensed ...

Very quiet little island, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Very quiet little island

A travel blog entry by whereisanna

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We took a bus and boat to Tioman island on the South East Coast of Malaysia. We opted for the busiest resort on the island, thinking we could always move down the coast if we fancied something a bit quieter. We needn't have worried. Dead. Really quiet. ...

Beach No. 1, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Beach No. 1

A travel blog entry by candg

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... ; How long have I been hanging out for this!  We caught the bus to Mersing, a fishing village and jump off point for Tioman Island.  We stayed overnight at a less than salubrious hotel with a shared ... well, words fail me.  Suffice to ...

A far cry from 26 years ago!, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

A far cry from 26 years ago!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Last time i was on Tioman island was 26 years ago when travelling in SE Asia together with my sister. I remember very little of our visit apart from the super exciting and eventful boat transfer when we got caught in a massive storm with waves crashing ...

Hidden. And no beer for a week, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Hidden. And no beer for a week

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Hello once again! After a few nights out in KL we headed to an island off the southeast coast called Tioman. We spent a week there and really chilled. That was mainly because there was hardly anyone there!! It was so empty. Seemingly it was just after ...

Tioman Island, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Tioman Island

A travel blog entry by gerard_mc_cabe

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First stop in Malaysia. Tioman island is like stepping back in time. Just a walking path along the edge of the island dotted with little clusters of wooden bungalows. The rest of the island is mountainous jungle. We got to the island by a two hour bone ...

Diving in Malaysia, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Diving in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by katieandmike

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What a glorious week we've had in the sunshine on Tioman Island. We flew from Mumbai to Singapore last Monday and stopped overnight in Singapore which was just enough time to try out the local delicacies at the hawker market. We wisely avoided the ...

Ex-Islander, Pulau Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Ex-Islander

A travel blog entry by janetmorgan

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... how long you would like to frequent an island for???? After Taman Negara, Mersing was my next stop to get the ferry to Tioman Island. Arriving too late in Mersing to catch a ferry, I booked into Omars Backpackers. Omars claim to fame: arranging the ...

Mud huts, here we come..., Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Mud huts, here we come...

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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I have truly discovered that I am a 4 star accommodation kinda guy! We arrived on Tioman Island after a very short (thankfully) flight in a 'smarties tube' and got through customs before getting ready for the speedboat ride to the resort (no roads!) ...

Bali Hai, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Bali Hai

A travel blog entry by carol.johnson

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After a grueling trip around the east coast of Malaysia we finally got our mojo's back when we reached Tioman .Full of absolute gorgeousness above and below the water, pristine rainforests and giant butterflies we wallowed in contentment. Tioman has ...

back at the beach, Tioman island, Malaysia travel blog

back at the beach

A travel blog entry by restless

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... preservation of coral reefs...who could suggest better where to go to have a look under water? anyways i ended up on this island, with small town mainly on its western coast...was like heaven...super quiet, nice water...even though the beach was a bit ...

Bagus Place, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Bagus Place

A travel blog entry by prooke

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5 days in paradise. Bagus Place is a new hotel on the South West tip of Tioman Island. We flew in from KL and landed on a very short runway dug into a mountainside. We then taken by boat on a 1/2 hour journey down the island to BP. Tioman Island is an ...

Island Life, Salang, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Island Life

A travel blog entry by gittisean

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... hot. It's so humid here that you start sweating as soon as you move a bit faster. So we spent most of our time on Tioman Island in Malaysia at the beach and in the water. The island is off the South-East coast of Malaysia about 150 km North of Singapore. ...

Food for a Fish, Salang, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Food for a Fish

A travel blog entry by fatduck

... I had arrived in Malaysia. It felt more like paradise. If only everthing were this easy in China, I would still be there! Tioman island really is something like paradise. I was being eaten by bugs, but I hardly noticed because everything else was so ...

Paradise on Tioman Island, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Paradise on Tioman Island

A travel blog entry by jeffandfonz

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... before joining the staff at the bar for a relaxing drink before a really welcome Malay meal. Day 20 - 5th May 2006 - Tioman Island, Malaysia An overnight storm continues into the morning and after breakfast we catch up on some more sleep to make it down ...

Tiomen Island., Tiomen Island, Malaysia travel blog

Tiomen Island.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... a parachute and with brakes squealing the plane pulled up with metres to spare. We gratefully alighted to a typical tropical island view. There was no terminal building but there were several Immigration/Customs officers waiting at some tables under a ...

Pulau Tioman, Salang Beach, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Tioman

A travel blog entry by cath_rich_rtw06

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A quick 5 hours on a bus takes us across Malaysia to Mersing. The landscape is impressive - jungle and rain forest as far as the eye can see and the bus is comfortable, air conditioned (that works) and roomy. From Mersing its a 2 hour ferry across to ...

Well we emerged from the boat after being ..., Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Well we emerged from the boat after being ...

A travel blog entry by ali_n_lou

... 1.5m in length and they just circled around us, it was amazing and Lou was estactic! Then then saw another one on another island along with some more turtles - the divers were gutted when they came up as they hadnt seen them. Its not everyday you get ...

Tioman Island, Malaysia, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Tioman Island, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by enp123

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Our last week in Malaysia was spent on a tiny island off the Southeast coast of the country on the South China Sea - Puala Tioman. This amazingly beautiful island (words really can't do it justice) is best known for being the location of a 1950's movie ...

33. Ray learns how to swim, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

33. Ray learns how to swim

A travel blog entry by raycoleman

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... group doing a tour of the island by this dingy. We stopped off at about four snorkelling points and at a waterfall on the island. The snorkelling was amazing. The colours of the coral and the fish were stunning. At the third snorkelling point the two of ...

Too many 'Tigers' and angry ocean...., Mersing, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Too many 'Tigers' and angry ocean....

A travel blog entry by ando

OOooooohhhhh......AAAAHhhhhhhhhh ............. this is how I felt almost 3 weeks ago on the ferry to Tioman Island. I'm a little slow getting these details up online so for those of you waiting for the Thailand update...you'll have to give me a few ...

Day 116 - Subway, Bus Then Ferry, Air Batang, Tioman Island,, Malaysia travel blog

Day 116 - Subway, Bus Then Ferry

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... island ('choice' as they said in NZ), while Eli set up shop inside reading about Indonesia (where we'll head after Singapore). Tioman Island is beautiful. As we arrived, the sun began to set over the pristine bluish green water and we easily found a ...

Day 118 - Underwater Amazement, Air Batang, Tioman Island,, Malaysia travel blog

Day 118 - Underwater Amazement

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... feel the colder and warmer currents running invisibly through the surrounding sea. Dive 2 at Golden Reef was Mia's favourite in Tioman. The corals were a rainbow of bright colours with the purple and greens particularly radiant. We had 2 very cool ...

Day 117 - All It Takes Is A Turtle!, Air Batang, Tioman Island,, Malaysia travel blog

Day 117 - All It Takes Is A Turtle!

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... a few smiles at the name of our destination (Labas means hello in Lithuanian, the home of Eli's maternal heritage). The diving at Labas Island was great and certainly the best (so far) of this walkabout. We saw our first of a few blue (a rich royal blue ...

Mes premières iles Malaisienne, tioman island, Malaysia travel blog

Mes premières iles Malaisienne

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

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... se limite à une frange d'une centaine de mètres tout autour de l'île.La jungle couvre 99 % de sa surface.Tioman a été utilisé pendant des milliers d'années par les pêcheurs comme un point de navigation important et une source d'eau douce et ...

Journée snorkelling sur Coral island, tioman island, Malaysia travel blog

Journée snorkelling sur Coral island

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

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Départ 10h30 pour une journée snorkelling.Vu beaucoup de poissons,raies et petit requin.En prime un bon coup de soleil dans le ...

Tioman Island, Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Tioman Island

A travel blog entry by kwesty92

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... ve ever been.  A group of myself and a bunch of fellow summer interns took off last Friday night headed for Tioman Island in Malaysia.  We got through customs on the Singapore side (of course a fully automated and streamlined process) and waited ...

Paradise on a stick., Tioman Island, Malaysia travel blog

Paradise on a stick.

A travel blog entry by dwet10

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... big plasma by ourselves. Seriously, where are all the people? Day 2 Thunder and rain in the night. Really getting that tropical island feeling.After brekkie, still raining, decided to walk into town.This took all of 10 mins.Consists of 2 souvenier shops, ...

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