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One Week in Phuket Itinerary

Thailand was one of the countries I was most excited about visiting on our around-the-world adventure.  We ended up spending a little over two months sailing on the west coast of Thailand, and a majority of that time was spent on Phuket.  Not everyone has the luxury of slow travel like we do, but everything…

Malaysia

Cruising Langkawi, Malaysia for 10 Days

We spent ten days cruising Langkawi with our friends aboard our boat Starry Horizons.  This was our big stop in Malaysia, and with all its beaches and towering landscapes, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Charter in Langkawi If you aren’t coming on your own boat, there are several charter companies operating in Kuah, including Dream Yacht…

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Singapore in Three Days

We were very excited to get to Singapore, the largest city on our 6-year circumnavigation.  We were staying in the beautiful One15 Marina on Sentosa Island, and after over 100 days cruising Indonesia the big city was exactly what we needed; a bit of luxury, plentiful shopping, and convenience! Tip: Sign up for the free Marina…

Singapore

Cruising to Singapore and One15 Marina

Most of our friends opted not to bring their boats to Singapore.  They either stayed in Indonesia or went to Malaysia, entering Singapore via public transit.  The reasoning is that you don’t have to pay to clear into Singapore and the marinas in Malaysia or Indonesia are a lot cheaper. We went to Singapore anyway,…