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.

Mind, Body and Spirit in George Town, Penang

George Town, Penang, is a bohemian city, situated on a fast-flowing body of water called the Straits of Malacca. Its colonial architecture is astounding and the reason why it was given a UNESCO Heritage listing in 2008. However, it’s the city’s delicious street food, cafes, museums, art galleries and its people, that give George Town a very distinct personality. And falling in love with it comes easily enough.

10 Things To Do in Penang

Known locally as the Street of Harmony, its official title is Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, and it’s is a good place to kick off your top ten. Filled with multiple historic places of worship, catering to Christian’s, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Taoists, the earliest temple here was erected in 1800. The British East India Company erected St George’s Church, at the beginning of the street, in 1819...

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