Tag Archives: Georgetown

Eating My Way Through George Town, Penang – A Gastronomical Adventure

Penang is widely touted as one of the world’s street food meccas. The local food culture is strong – Locals pack their beloved establishments day and night. Eating seems to be the island’s favourite past time. Penangnites live to eat indeed! Continue reading Eating My Way Through George Town, Penang – A Gastronomical Adventure

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Top 7 Places To Stay In Penang For Under $100

The Pearl of the Orient has so much to offer – History, nature, retail therapy, sandy beaches, watersports and of course some of the best food on the planet!

With the recent annexation of Georgetown as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Penang has become a hot destination with tourists from all over the globe. It ranked 8th in The Guardian’s list of 40 holiday hotspots: Where to go in 2014. Continue reading Top 7 Places To Stay In Penang For Under $100

One Night In A Peranakan Mansion

Ke-lan-tan House, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Ke-Lan-Tan House
Ke-Lan-Tan House

I had the pleasure of staying here recently when I was in Penang. A charming Peranakan mansion hidden away in the shadow of the island’s tallest landmark – KOMTAR. Continue reading One Night In A Peranakan Mansion