Celebrating George Town world heritage city day 10th anniversary in Penang

Saturday 7th July 2018. Today we celebrated George Town, Penang’s 10th year anniversary since its inception as a Unesco world heritage city. There were workshops, performances, heritage walks and food bazaars around the unesco heritage core zone throughout the evening. As Penang locals, we are fiercely proud of our heritage. Heritage for us is not…

Penang Hill funicular train ride, Malaysia

Normally I walk up and down Penang Hill but sometimes it is convenient to hop onto the efficient funicular train. The ride takes 4.5 mins. I have sped up the video. A must watch if you have never experienced Penang Hill train ride. The ride down in fast forward is like a rollercoaster. Enjoy the…

Love and Dating on Penang Island

We asked the good people of Penang, regardless of age and sexual preference, a few simple questions: What is it like dating on this quirky island? How would they advise a friend looking for love? 2 places to impress your date, 2 places you’d bring them to break up, and 2 places where you’d pop…

Personalised tour by RelocatetoPenang.com offers a 5-day familiarisation trip to those thinking of relocating to UNESCO-heritage island of Penang in northern Malaysian via Malaysia-My-Second-Home (MM2H) program

Who wants to live on an English speaking tropical island in S.E.Asia? The dream is within reach and the reality is easier than you think. Personalised tour by RelocatetoPenang.com offers a 5-day familiarisation trip to those thinking of relocating to UNESCO-heritage island of Penang in northern Malaysian via Malaysia-My-Second-Home (MM2H) program 25 April 2018, Penang,…

The Hilston Family Reunion : Thirty odd years later they meet at Gusto

Six months ago we wrote “Coffee With Bill” . It was a personality profile on quirky and loveable people living in the Tanjung Bungah community. Bill is a natural story teller, and you know he’s not just telling tall tales because the punch lines never change. I want to say we’ve adopted him as our surrogate…

Where to Eat : Malay Food 101 At James’ Famous Nasi Campur

Facebook is a wonderful thing, we use it quiet a lot in Malaysia , especially in Penang. We get live feed on what people are eating, what restaurants are open, whats closed, whats good and what NOT to try. If it weren’t for my friend Jo  (Eccentric Fadlin on FB) , and his persistent postings, I…