Filed under: Attractions, Georgetown
by admin on Feb 17th, 2014
Khoo Kongsi is a ‘must visit’ when you are in Penang. Khoo Kongsi is a grand temple located on Jalan Acheh, off Lebuh Pitt. With a history more than 650 years, it is part of the Five Big Clans (Goh Tai Seh) that appeared to be the backbone of the Hokkien community in early Penang. This well-known clan house was founded by the Khoo's family after migrating from Sin Kang Village in China to Penang to earn a living. The clan house was built main...
Filed under: Attractions
by admin on Dec 27th, 2013
Just as dawn breaks and when roost blurry-eyed Penangites sip their first cup-of-the-day, a crowd gathers at the Penang Stadium open-air carpark in Lorong Kulit. This group of "earlybirds" are peddlers who come to sell their wares at Penangs only flea market. One by one, the minivan5 and motorized cts arrive, and off load their goods at their usual places. Their makeshift stalls are plied side-by-side each other, leaving just a narrow path for pa...
Filed under: Attractions, Event, General Information
by admin on Dec 4th, 2013
When you looking for night market, we call it "Pasar Malam" in Malay language. Penang Night Market or Pasar Malam selling ton of low-cost merchandise like cloth, daily use, groceries, toys, and the local food. Location for the Pasar Malam is different every night, you may find the night market location below Pasar Malam in Penang Island Monday night - Relau (??) & Macallum Street Ghaut (???) & Teluk Bahang Tuesday - Tanjong...
Filed under: Food Guide, General Information, Seafood
by admin on Aug 18th, 2013
Now stay In Penang would ever be quite complete without a visit to one of the island’s many mouthwatering local seafood eateries. Just like hawker food, local seafood is revered as one of Penang’s cuisine specialties. Although the Island Is peppered with "popular" restaurants that serve seafood. many locals flock to the less "touristy" venues that are located along the coast, especially in most areas of Teluk Bahang and Bukit Tambun, Seberang...
Filed under: Attractions, Gurney Drive
by admin on Aug 17th, 2013
From sunrise to sunset, Gurney Drive is still Penang most popular esplanade. As the sun slowly creeps over the horizon, the sounds of gentle surf are gradually drowned out by the shuffling of feet against the sidewalk. Its early morning and the elderly have come for their morning walks and exercises at Gurney Drive - Penang’s most popular esplanade. For many of them, It’s a daily ritual a routine passed down from one generation to...
Filed under: Attractions, Balik Pulau
by admin on Oct 16th, 2012
Inside a little shop called Lah Guan Goldsmith (some called Lat Yuen Silversmith) located by the only roundabout in the Balik Pulau, an old man sits and works on his silverwares daily. Fong Ten Sent is his name. He has created numerous skillful, delicate silverwares for kids and adults, such as the ankles, fashion accessories and collectibles. Master Fong has much to say about him self. Inheriting the silversmith business from his father, ...
Filed under: Food Guide, Georgetown
by admin on Sep 3rd, 2012
ChinaHouse is known as a traditional compound of three heritage buildings, connected through an open air courtyard and even turned int fourteen areas composed of stores, cafes, restaurants, art galleries as well as multi-purpose performance theatre room. Extremely Aussie style with breakfast all day long as well as brunch on Sunday. Salads and also sandwiches for lunch and mezze & easy quick mains for dinner. Solitary origin and mixed ...
Filed under: Event
by admin on Jun 2nd, 2012
The launch of Penang Hill Food Court and open air theatre will be held on June 7, 2012 (Thursday) at Penang Hill. Opening Ceremony will be officiated by the Chief Minister Y.A.B Tuan Lim Guan Eng. The program will start at 5.00 pm. Cable Car to the Penang Hill is FREE (donated by Hill Council). Among the interesting events are orchestra from Penang Philharmonic, acrobatic action from China, clown performances, Lion Dance and Culture Dance. ...
Filed under: Accomodation, Bayan Lepas, Resort
by admin on May 21st, 2012
Nestled amidst towering hardwoods, ferns and fronds, a new gem arises in the very heart of green rainforests, surrounded by the hills of Sungai Ara. This new exclusive resort is a treat for the senses. Shaded by giant trees and set on the hilly slopes of Penang’s Fig Tree Hill resort are the Hill Pavilhons. Fig Tree Hill is a rustic new resort retreat for those who want to indulge in a secret hideaway far away from the world. Four contai...
Filed under: Accomodation, Resort
by admin on Mar 23rd, 2012
Pulau Jerejak is an island locate at the south eastern of Penang Island. This island is rich of history and lot of nice view of flora and fauna. Pulau Jerejak acquired its alias because the Alcatraz of Malaysia, due to the Jerejak Prison. Situated south eastern tip of Penang Primary Island, this 362ha island is wealthy with history, plants and creatures. Jerejak island, though less famous in comparison with other islands in Malaysia...