Cycling tour

Cycling tour Penang

If you’re wondering what else you could do in Penang after indulging yourself with the food and walking the streets of George Town discovering street arts, exploring the Unesco cultural and heritage sites with wonderful architectures from eighteenth to nineteenth century maritime seafaring era…,

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Penang garden of lights

Penang garden of lights

I have heard about this place a couple of years back. But, it never occur to me as a place that I would be interested to visit or take my guests, especially when visitors are making a comparison to the “tree of life” in the movie, Avatar. The first thing that came into my mind is “artificial and tacky”. I was wrong.

Cooking Class Penang 29 January 2019

Cooking Class Penang

Our lovely guests, husband and wife team from Taipei, Taiwan enjoying a great time with their host, Victor Khoo. They started their day with Victor picking them up at 8:45 am from their hotel – Muntri Mew – in George Town. From there, they made their way to his local wet market in Tanjung Bungah, which took 25 minutes to drive. Along the way, Victor explained his plan for the day and discussed the differences between each dishes to cook.

Penang Ferry

Penang Ferry

Since the first Penang bridge was opened in 1985, the only way to cross the straits channel separating Penang island and mainland Malaysia is to take the ferry, operational since early 1920s. But, the cross-straits services began much earlier since 1894 by two Chinese brothers using boats to transport people and goods, making it the oldest ferry service in Malaysia.