Top 10 George town festival 2017 must see exhibitions. 

10. Paintings from the sea.  An art exhibition by Italian artist Elena at Studio Howard, 13 Armenian Street. Exhibition opens tomorrow 29 July and runs until the end of George Town festival on the 3 Sept.  Venue: Studio Howard  Address: 13 Armenian Street  Opening hours : 11am –  6pm  9. Joined by the crown  Joined…

Island Gripes : Our Love / Hate relationship with tourists

We love hosting, we LOVE that people Love our island. But just some comments and actions may rub us the wrong way. Don’t get me wrong, we know we are not perfect, I have a long long list of how arrogant us locals can be to each other, but this,  this your list.  Hopefully these…

Suara Asean marks the start of George town festival 2017 

Penang Local has been busy reviewing events from the opening weekend of George town festival.  The sensational Suara asean last night marked the start of the annual month long George town festival.  It’s a show that gives tribute to South East Asian voices and celebrates our traditions and culture.  The line up includes: The Penang…

George town festival opening weekend

It’s George town festival already?!?! Paintings from the sea. An art exhibition by Italian artist Elena Merlino at Studio Howard. The artist’s love for travel and exploration is the inspiration behind the art collection. She paints on old nautical charts and found objects like driftwood and tree bark The Exhibition opens tomorrow 29 July and…

Health : Inner journey of Inner Dance

We have become so distracted with everyday life that we have become unfocused of our own energy. I go through the day making sure I complete a checklist of to-dos and try to juggle a few more things for the week. Energy depletes , and its not about sleep, its the “unrest”. We forget to…

Restaurant Review: At Chok Dee Thai 

This here, is where we go , at least once a month, when we’re all in town. There are  usually 6 of us, sometimes 8 , if we can manage to sync our calendars. At Chok Dee Thai Restaurant  , its a family affair (friends who have become family). A handful of round tables scatter the dining room,…

Iyengar at Sunalini Yoga, Penang

Yoga is a lifestyle. It is a holistic outlook that combines body, mind and spirit to improve health and wellness through balance, harmony and conscious living. I highly recommend Iyengar yoga with Sunalini for those who want to focus on alignment of your body and increase flexibility. Sunalini is a qualified, experienced and very good…