Top outdoor activities in Penang. Nature trails: Monkey beach review. 

If you love the outdoors and going on walks, Penang has many nature trails you can explore easily.  Monkey beach in Taman Negara Pulau Pinang (Penang National Park) is one of our favourites and we will tell you why. Location: 40 mins from George town by car or bus 101. 20km from city centre. Located in…

Urban artisan soft serve review

We at Penang local are in search of Penang’s best soft serve. It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it… Tell us your favourite so we can go check it out. Today’s black sesame and green tea soft serve is from urban artisan at Nagore square. Price RM12.90.  The green tea had a really…

Penang’s latest attraction: Penang avatar secret garden

Penang local went to check out the hype surrounding Penang’s latest tourist attraction in Tanjung Bungah at the weekend.  Penang avatar secret garden is a landscaped light show. The trees and buildings around are lit up so you should go at night.  The attraction is free and it does get busy and there’s not much…

George town, Penang celebrates its heritage 

Fancy bumping into this Chinese god in Penang. This weekend George town celebrates it’s heritage with Street activities and story telling. George town, Penang is a Unesco world heritage site. Today celebrates it’s 9th anniversary since its listing.  George town is a multi cultural and multi ethnic city thanx to it’s historical importance as a…