Penang Attractions

Penang might be a small island, but it is jammed with things to see. Many people come to the island to eat; the street food is some of the best in Asia and no visit to Penang is complete without overeating. However, in between stuffing yourself on plates of noodles and rich mutton curries, you’ve got to do something, right? Walk off some of your calories with this list of things to see and places to visit…

Top 5 Things to Do in Penang for Nature Lovers

Penang is known for its street food and UNESCO heritage architecture and shophouses. But most people don’t realise that there is more to this little island than tasty noodles and rich history; it’s for nature lovers as well. So, when you’ve had enough of temple hopping and garlic fumes wafting out of woks, when you feel like reconnecting with nature, here is where to go...

Batu Ferringhi, Penang

Drive north along the coast of Penang Island, approximately one hour from the Penang International Airport, and you’ll arrive in the beach resort of Batu Ferringhi. Its popularity with tourists means a high concentration of likely bars and restaurants. It’s also where you can ride a horse along the beach, go parasailing at sunset or sit back with a bucket of beers and watch the world go by...

Exploring Luang Prabang

Cradled between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, Luang Prabang is a sleepy little town and the spiritual center of Laos. It is in the northern part of this landlocked country and has a UNESCO heritage old town that boasts 33 temples, some dating as far back as the 14th century. Since all 33 of the temples are within walking distance of each other, make sure you bring comfy shoes.

Sabah: An Overview

Borneo, the world’s third largest island is divided into three countries: Indonesia in the south and Brunei and Malaysia in the north. The terrain, wildlife and ethnographic makeup are just as diverse as the countries that claim the island. Sabah, the northern tip of the island, is home to a widely varied landscape;

My One Regret About Moving to Malaysia

Making a move to a new country can be a daunting experience. Before my husband Mark and I made the move to Penang, Malaysia, we worried about a lot of things… Would we like it? Where would we live? Would making friends be easy? Would it really be as affordable as we hoped…? But, for all those doubts, we knew one thing was certain: if we didn’t at least give it a go, we’d regret it.

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