George Town Street Art

George Town Street Art

George Town, the capital of Penang Island in Malaysia, is a quaint city with not only delicious street food but also amazing street art.  Around corners and hidden in alleys around the town is where you can find these creative masterpieces. Look out for murals of children that often interact with their surroundings and incorporate real objects like bicycles and […]

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December 15, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple

The Kek Lok Si Temple is the biggest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and is located in Air Itam in Penang. The temple is filled with beautiful architecture and artwork that shows a blend of traditional Chinese rituals and Mahayana Buddhism. On top of the many shops on the way up to the temple and throughout, there is much to see. There is a big pond full […]

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December 15, 2013 at 6:59 pm

Terrace House Dreams in Penang – Hotel Penaga Special

Terrace House Dreams in Penang – Hotel Penaga Special

Now is your chance to stay in a beautifully renovated terrace house in heritage filled Penang. Hotel Penaga is offering special prices for 2 night stays in their “Clarke Terraces” for their “School Holiday Family Package”. Enjoy 2 nights, daily breakfast for 4, and afternoon tea at Cinnamon for the very special rate of RM 1,888. The Clarke Terraces are […]

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November 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is a luxurious beachfront sanctuary that embraces it’s surrounding Malaysian culture and environment. From it’s iconic Minangkabau roof architecture to it’s walls filled with Malaysian art, it is a resort getaway that will leave you with a better appreciation of the local culture.  The ongoing environmental conservation efforts by Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, […]

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June 28, 2012 at 8:35 am

Parkroyal Penang Resort

Parkroyal Penang Resort

As we stepped into the Parkroyal Penang Resort lobby, one look around and we could tell this was a true tropical resort. Rotating fans hung from the multi story high ceilings over the long reception counter and lobby lounge, while the view of the large blue pool, gardens and ocean past the reception was mesmerizing. This is exactly how a […]

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June 24, 2012 at 10:58 pm

Hotel Penaga – Heritage, Character and Style

Hotel Penaga – Heritage, Character and Style

Find heritage, character and style in boutique Hotel Penaga. Formed from fifteen pre-war terraces and shophouses, you can stay in a hotel in the heart of Georgetown, that has the beauty and architecture that the area is famous for. With three distinct room categories named after the streets they are on, the selection of rooms range from forty square meter […]

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June 23, 2012 at 7:08 pm

Joget High Tea at Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa by Shangri-La

Joget High Tea at Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa by Shangri-La

Experience a unique high tea concept at the Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa by Shangri-La in Penang Malaysia, with their fortnightly Joget High Tea. Enjoy either a traditional English High Tea set of scones with whipped cream and strawberries, a selection of gourmet sandwiches and cakes or a Malaysian High Tea set of chicken lorbak & cucumber, curry puff,  cucur […]

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May 29, 2012 at 3:01 am

Must Try Foods of Penang

Must Try Foods of Penang

Penang is famous for it’s food, with many tourist’s holiday itineraries revolving around the foods they want to eat. Whether you dine at a local hawker center or a fine restaurant, here is our list of must try dishes when visiting Penang.   Fried Koay Teow One of the most popular hawker dishes, the flat rice noodles are fried in […]

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May 19, 2012 at 7:31 am