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    Hj Shaari bin Hj Ismail: Tongkat Ali or Longjack - Malaysia Viagra

    by mary2u99 Updated May 10, 2007

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    Gamat or  sea cucumber
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    Hj Shaari is famous for his gamat or sea cucumber business. Hj Shaari a well known traditional medicine practitioner has passed away and now his son is running this business

    If you have any ailment just ask for the traditional medicine remedy. I just bought some gamat lotions.

    What to buy: Gamat or golden sea cucumber (Stichopus horrens) is commonly used. Gamat is usually the dried, powdered bodies of sea cucumbers made into a lotion or water extract. It is believe that a solution of sea cucumbers can heal cuts, skin eruptions, and ulcers, and claim that it has a beneficial effect on the immune system.

    Tongkat Ali or Longjack (Eurycoma longifolia) - The traditional remedy for the treatment of malaria, high blood pressure, fevers, fatigue, loss of sexual desire, and impotence for men.

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    langkawi island: duty free haven

    by eelaine Written Aug 27, 2003

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    bird's eye view of malaysia's shopping haven..

    langkawi is a tax free island.. so, shopping becomes a must do when you're here..

    What to buy: things that most malaysians buy are alcoholic drinks (beer is cheaper than mineral water here), imported chocolates and ciggies.. :)

    What to pay: the prices at the shops in town are pretty standard.. not much bargaining to do.. only thing is if you're paying cash, they might slash the listed price a little..

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    local products in langkawi

    by eelaine Written Aug 27, 2003

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    batik sarong galore..

    other than being a duty free island, langkawi also have a lot of locally produced items to offer.. some of which are not available anywhere else..

    What to buy: some of the local products worth looking at is this healing ointment called gamat.. it's actually made of sea cucumber.. the story goes that a long time ago, a fisherman stepped on one of these creatures and had his legs glued with the sitcky white secretion from the sea cucumber.. in his frustration, he took an axe and hacked up all the sea cucumber around him.. the next morning, he found that all the hacked up sea cucumber are all healed and whole again.. that gave him the idea.. if the sea cucumber could heal itself, then it should also be able to heal people’s wounds.. thus, the “minyak gamat” industry began..

    other than that, other items to consider buying is batik sarong, t-shirt, crytal, marble, etc.

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    Art Zone: Cheap Souvenirs

    by Arfah Written Apr 2, 2008

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    Well, the shop sells so many type of souvenirs: key chains, hand crafted pencils, incense stand, pareos, t-shirts n etc. The prices are very reasonable...a simple key chain is around RM1, pareos sold at RM15 per piece...other stuff are quite cheap as well. I would really recommend this shop.

    What to buy: Well, there're so many things you should shop in Langkawi: chocolates, perfumes, dried fish n of course kitchen ware (dining set, cutleries n etc...they're cheap). The only thing is you must know where to buy them...

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    OIB Utara Enterprise: Fresh Dried Fish

    by Arfah Written Apr 3, 2008

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    It's a shop that sells dried fish. It specializes in anchovies. It has so many types of anchovies...you can choose from. Prices are quite reasonable n they're all fresh.

    What to pay: A kg of anchovies is between RM15-RM25...you can also get some of them in smaller packs between RM4-RM10. All I can say...it's worth it...I bought like 3 types of anchovies...it's not enough. Definitely buying more on the next trip!!!

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    Duty Free Shopping: Chocolates and Beers

    by mary2u99 Updated May 10, 2007

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    Duty Free Shopping

    Langkawi enjoys duty-free status you can do the shopping as you arrive via the airport or Kuah Jetty shopping malls from 10am to 10pm.

    For me the best buy is still alcohol and beers is only RM2.00 or RM3.00 per can. For cosmetics and perfume I still prefer to buy it in Kuala Lumpur.

    What to buy: You can buy souvenirs, cameras, cloths, chocolate, cigarettes, alcohol and cosmetics.

    What to pay: From RM2.00 per can of beers and over

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    A Stall Inside Mahsuri Tomb: Local Snack - "Kuih Peneram"

    by Azri_Azmi Updated Sep 5, 2007

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    Packed Kuih Peneram @ Mahsuri Tomb

    Makam Mahsuri is a must destination spot for tourist who visited Langkawi. Once you are inside the compound, the stall is just very near to Mahsuri's Well.

    What to buy: Local snack called "Kueh Peneram" is freshly made here and it is the most delicious "Peneram" that I ever had since this snack is also widely being sold all over the Peninsular Malaysia.

    It looks like a doughnut but black in color. I think the ingredients are just flour and sugar. The snack is being fried freshly and you can had it while its hot. I recommend this snack to all visitor who visit Makam Mahsuri whether you are a local or foreigner.

    Everytime I visited Mahsuri Tomb, I will never miss to buy a packet just to eat it while its hot and few packets to bring it home.

    What to pay: RM2.00 per packet

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    AVON SHOP: LOTS OF SMELLY DELIGHTS

    by Tattugran Written Jul 19, 2006

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    SOME OF THE PRODUCTS
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    I could not believe my eyes when we were driving down the main street of Kuah and came across a sign that said "AVON" so I got Verne to park the car and we went and had a look.Would you believe ladies that it was an actualy shop where you can buy avon products....you know .makeup .lovely shower gels ect. I felt liek I was in heaven as I really like there shower gels....

    What to buy: Anything duty free

    What to pay: the price varies with each product

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    All Time Collection: Local Design Clothes, T Shirt & Sarung Batik

    by Azri_Azmi Written Sep 6, 2007

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    The shop is situated in the heart of Kuah town. Selling wide choices of men & women's clothes. No branded name here and please do not look for Armani, Gucci or Alain Delon etc. here. Hehehe...

    Although this shop is not selling high class product but the setup of this shop is very comfortable compared to others that selling the same item as this shop is.

    If you are looking for Sarung Batik, this shops offer lots of pattern to choose from and their Langkawi's round neck T-Shirt designs are also attractive.

    Friendly staff and you may bargain.

    What to buy: 1) Batik Sarung
    2) Langkawi's T Shirt
    3) Men's Clothing
    4) Women's Clothing

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    Billion Duty-Free Department Store: Cheap Langkawi T-shirts

    by fengshui Written Oct 18, 2006

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    It is a normal looking department store which sells liquor and chocolates near the left side of front entrance. Then on the other side of front entrance, lots of "Langkawi" themed T-shirts are on sale.
    Further in the store, all sort of products from baby diapers, cough syrup (my kid had a bad cough), household items, etc .... u name it, they have it. Incase u miss out something from your packing list, this is the place - reasonably priced.

    What to buy: We managed to buy Langkawi T-shirts - RM5.00 for Adult (free size) - quite short for my hubby
    RM4.50 for my kids - we chose the biggest size, so that my kids can wear them longer - worth our money! :)

    On the First floor, on your right side of escalator, saw a really nice display shelf made from plastic which looks like glass. It was in a shape of a house with roof and many cubes - Can put all my mini bottles of liquor or mini bottle perfume collection on display and hang in my living room ..... Small one around RM35++ Bigger one RM70++. Problem is we will be having trouble to bring it home ..... so we did not buy it :(

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    Teoh Soon Huat Department Store: Cheaper Chocolates with winning car contest

    by fengshui Written Oct 18, 2006

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    Ground floor sells mainly snacks, chocolates, liquor and perfumes.
    First floor - clothes and bags.

    What to buy: Chocolates! Much cheaper!
    Spend RM40 and stand to win a car in their contest which runs from Oct 2006 to June 2007??
    covering Hari Raya festival, Christmas and Agung's Birthday - 3 chances to win each draw on these festival.

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    Duty Free Island???

    by Lyda1973 Updated Oct 16, 2006

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    Kuah
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    The duty free stores in Kuah town was for us some kind of joke, we were expecting a completely different thing there, clothes, electrical appliances, perfumes, creams for face and body, sports and other normal things that you can find in a normal duty free complex or store, but nothing of this we could find there. The only thing that I thing is worth it is liquors and chocolates, the other things in all the stores in town are old, local brands, very cheap things, poor quality, old goods and local products not nice AT ALL.

    We regret have chosen Langkawi instead of Penang, not only because of this about duty free but because some other many things that really disappointed us around the island.
    The only store that we enjoyed was Langkawi Craft Complex where you can find pewter, silk, ornaments, handicrafts, batik among others, but with tourist prices.

    Jetty Point Duty Free Complex had very few opened stores selling liquors, chocolates, bags, a pharmacy, and some others with local goods.
    The best of this complex was Starbucks.
    Has a huge parking, a lot of taxis. The eagle is a good spot to take some pictures.

    Langkawi Fair Mall was the only good shopping mall that we saw, but is not a duty free mall. Has some cafeterias and Mac Donald.

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    Sunsuria

    by ahcoln Written Apr 27, 2005

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    Sunsuria is the duty free shop within the Fair Shopping Mall in Langkawi. We were quite confused on the definition of "biggest", before we finally found out that Fair Shopping Mall is the biggest shopping mall in Langkawi, while Teow Soon Huat is the biggest Duty Free Shopping Mall in Langkawi.

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    The cuban: QUality and good Cigar

    by kenari Written Feb 6, 2008

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    The Cuban

    If you are cigar smoker ,don't forget to drop by this shop...hm...i love it as so many variety of cigar either from cuba or latin america.they also provide a cigar room for you to enjoyed your cigar.i spend my afternoon here buying some cigar for me and my golf buddy

    What to buy: Flavour cigar or cuba cigar

    What to pay: for rm 10 to rm 200 per cigar

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    Do Not Buy from Airport

    by fengshui Written Oct 18, 2006

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    my mini collection ranging from RM7.00 - RM42.00
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    Noticed the mini bottles of liquor on sale - were on sale for only RM7.50 or RM8.00 in other shops.
    They were priced RM14.50 each at the airport's "Duty-Free shop".
    Make sure u shop around and compare the price!

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