Malaysian Kitchen Restaurant

Malaysian Kitchen Restaurant

*Warning: Great food, but double check your bill. Myself and another dinner on different occasions were overcharged for certain items. Located on Jalan Batu Feringhi between the two Shangri-La Resorts, the restaurant is an easy walk from most hotels along the street. Here you can try the many flavors of Malaysia including Beef Rendang and Penang favorites like Penang Prawn […]

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May 19, 2012 at 5:51 am

Chi The Spa by Shangri-La at Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

Chi The Spa by Shangri-La at Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

Step into Chi, the spa at Shangri-La, and step into serenity. A walk down a wood planked path, lined with bamboo shoots and fish ponds starts my search for relaxation as I approach the reception villa. The sound of trickling water from a rock water feature in the center of the reception reminds me to take a deep breath and start […]

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May 16, 2012 at 10:22 am

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La Penang

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La Penang

For a beach side retreat of pure relaxation, adrenaline pumping activities or fun for the whole family, Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La has it all. Breathe in the fresh air and get the blood flowing, with a round of golf at the Par 3 golf course, a game of tennis on one of the three floodlit tennis courts or choose […]

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May 12, 2012 at 1:39 am

Pinang – Poolside “Thai-Pas” at Rasa Sayang Resort

Pinang – Poolside “Thai-Pas” at Rasa Sayang Resort

Even poolside dining at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is an experience with the addition of “Thai-Pas” to the Pinang restaurant and bar’s menu. Share and taste a variety of Asian flavors including local delicacies presented in sets of 4 shot glasses. Our favorites include the Pinang Laksa soup shooters, a spicy and sour fish broth with fresh noodles; […]

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May 11, 2012 at 7:19 am

Trishaw Tour of Georgetown

Trishaw Tour of Georgetown

There are so many attractions to see in Penang’s heritage district of Georgetown, that unless you enjoy getting lost in 30 degree heat, trishaw rides are the perfect way to explore the area. We learned this the hard way after searching all over Penang road for the famous Penang Road Teo Chew Chendol. People were pointing us in all different […]

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May 9, 2012 at 6:26 pm

Eastern and Oriental Hotel

Eastern and Oriental Hotel

Built in 1885, the Eastern and Oriental Hotel, commonly known as the E&O, displays the grand elegance of the British colonial era. Visitors have a choice of rooms in the original Heritage wing or the new Victory Annex wing. With a prime location along the water in Georgetown, the hotel is a big attraction in Penang. Eastern and Oriental Hotel […]

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May 3, 2012 at 12:01 pm