Chaiya Mangalaram is a Thai buddhist temple, built in 1845, on a land granted by the East India Company on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Victoria to the Siamese community. The land was presented by the then Governor of the Straits Settlement, William John Butterworth, to four female Siamese trustees. Since then, the land has remained in trust to this present day.
The Hin Bus Depot site is located outside the UNESCO heritage zones, but that doesn’t make it any less important. The building was built in 1947 in an art deco-style as a centralised repair, maintenance and storage site for the Hin Bus Company.
There are several beaches in Penang from north and northwest coast to west coast of the island. Most of the beaches are not suitable for swimming due to the undercurrent and a steep drop of the seabed, with the exception of the beaches at the national parks.
Established in 1884 by the British, Penang Botanic Gardens is perched at the foot of 112 metre surrounding hills of tropical rainforests. It was an old granite quarry site of 50 hectares with a natural waterfall cascading stream.
“Kew Ong Yah” or the Nine Emperor Gods festival is widely celebrated in Penang among the Chinese. This is an important Taoist tradition that lasted nine days starting from the eve of the 9th lunar calendar month, which fell on the 8th of October this year.
Kek Lok Si Temple is identified as the largest and finest Buddhist temple site in Malaysia, situated on a hill slope in the vibrant township of Air Itam. It is a historical significant site dating from 1880s. Construction began soon after with its first temple hall completed in 1891. Until today, construction is still continuing to enhance the visitor’s experience to the temple site.
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Class is limited to no more than 6.
Dates available for the Cooking Class:
- Saturday 3 Nov, 2018
- Sunday 4 Nov, 2018
- Saturday 10 Nov, 2018
- Sunday 11 Nov, 2018
- Saturday 15 Dec, 2018
- Sunday 16 Dec, 2018
- Saturday 22 Dec, 2018
- Sunday 23 Dec, 2018
Cooking doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to be difficult either to make a healthy, delicious meal at home. And, when we are short of time after a long hard day doing whatever we had to do, the last thing on our mind is to think of what to cook at home. An easy way out is to eat out, have a takeaway or a quick microwave dinner.