Food Tours by Penang Local

The only way to get to know George Town, on Penang Island is to walk our streets and eat our local food along the way. We’ve brought along international chefs, food bloggers, wanderlusters and more types of hungry travellers on our special routes. I landed on this crazy loveable island almost 10 years ago while…

A Food Review: Two Wheel Breakfast Trail !

The hierarchy to enjoying George Town (GTown) Penang ; Walk, Cycle, Bus, Scooting, GrabCar, YOUR OWN CAR , strictly in that order. I keep screeching on about this and I will rant again here , OUR STREETS ARE TOO SMALL FOR CARS! Its ridiculous how we keep shoving more cars on to this island. You…

Kuala Lumpur to Penang Island by train and ferry travel review

I’ve been waiting for the right moment to try the new kl (KL sentral) to Penang (butterworth) ETS train but haven’t had the time until a couple of weeks ago. I’ve missed the fast train when it first started. Now the fastest train time is 4h 10. It still beats the old school train by…

Wishing you love and light for Diwali

Wishing all our Hindu friends a happy Diwali. Love and light ❤️✨ Diwali also known as Deepavali and the “festival of lights“, is an ancient Hindu festivalcelebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and…

Experience and enjoy George Town with Penang Local.

Enjoy and experience George Town with Penang Local. We have done all the homework so all you have to do is enjoy the city like a local. It’s sometimes quite tiring to read up about a new place you are visiting. The best way to get to know a place is to spend time living…

Pop up market at Art Lane, George Town, Penang.

There was a Pop up Bazaar over the weekend at Art Lane on Lebuh Pantai, George town, Penang, organised by the people behind China House. This abandoned shop house is now converted into an art Lane where artists can paint on the walls and leave their mark. At the weekend there was an artisan market…