Singapore, hot, noisy and crowded. Great place to live, but everyone needs to escape the metropolis every now and again, or risk going stir crazy. Luckily there are hundreds of beautiful places, many straight out of a picture postcard, within a couple of hours’ flight. LANGKAWI – PARADISE FOUND The archipelago of Langkawi lies in the Andaman sea, on the North-West coast of Malaysia, adjacent to Thailand. The main island is a popular destination, and with direct flights into the Island from Singapore…

Singapore is not particularly known for it’s wildlife. There is some of course, but mainly of the reptilian variety, plus a few monkeys and assorted rather noisy birds.…