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Andamans

In the proximity of Bay of Bengal, lies the archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar Islands – a Union Territory of India. In 1945, the islands became the first part of India to be declared independent. This exotic destination is enriched with evergreen forests, exotic varieties of flora and fauna, blue shores, spotless stretches of white sands, palm trees, coral reefs, volcanoes, and a lot of culture & heritage. There is something for everyone here; from intrepid travelers to luxury tourists, and adventure enthusiasts to solitude-seekers. Undoubtedly, these reasons makes it one of the most popular tropical paradise in the world.


Langkawi

Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah (Malay: Langkawi Permata Kedah), is a district and an archipelago of 99 islands (+ 5 small islands visible only at low tide) in the Andaman Sea some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border. On 15 July 2008, Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah consented to the change of name to Langkawi Permata Kedah in conjunction with his golden jubilee celebration. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi), with a population of some 64,792; the only other inhabited island being nearby Tuba Island.


Maldives

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres from the Asian continent’s mainland. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to Addu Atoll in the south. Malé is the capital and the most populated city, traditionally called the “King’s Island” where the ancient royal dynasties ruled for its central location. In this blog, we would covering the island fom a tourist destination point-of-view.


POPULAR WATER-SPORTS


Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is one of the most loved adventure sports for those adrenaline junkies. It may be performed for a number of reasons, both personal and professional. Recreational diving is done purely for enjoyment and has a number of technical disciplines to increase interest underwater, such as cave diving, wreck diving, ice diving and deep diving. Underwater tourism is mostly done on scuba and the associated tour guiding must follow suit. Scuba diving is perhaps the best way to explore the fantastic underwater world, getting up close with the wonders and the secrets of this marine universe, with its breathtakingly colorful and diverse inhabitants…


Surfing

Surfing is a fun activity that people have enjoyed for many years in different parts of the world. It is also a sport that people have participated in various occasions both at local and international levels including in the Olympics. There is a lot of information that is still unknown to many fans of the activity, including regular and amateur surfers. Below is a guide that involves important information that you need to know about surfing. The trick to learning surfing is never to give up. Waves are different and some are huge while others are small and others are less or more challenging. It doesn’t come easy and a lot of patience and positive attitude is required.


Jet Skiing

Many of us likely had an introduction to the thrills of jet skiing whilst on holiday, but it’s not just the beaches of the Caribbean or some other exotic location that are the places to go. Jet skiing is a high speed water sport that is great for developing your balance and coordination skills as well as your leg muscles. There are many great locations where you can get a great introduction to jet skiing. Of all the water sports, jet skiing is probably the easiest to pick up. It’s also probably the fastest, and it’s the adrenaline attached to that speed that attracts thousands of people to the sport.


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Kingdom of Islands

Kingdom of Islands (KoI) is an experience-based travel blogging site dedicated to island destinations. Mother Earth has her best to offer to us through islands – in the form of landmass & water body, diverse flora & fauna, sands & rocks among others. In this life, let’s experience this gift of nature to mankind! If any information from this site helps to ease your travel, & adds value to your journey, we will be extremely delighted. Please feel free to share your experience with us.