The Bentook Journey: Taking My Name with Me , Day 0/14

Day 0 : The night before I am about to embark on a personal journey and I’m taking my name with me. I am going to finally meet my childhood bestfriend , who was at times the worst friend, a school friend who will always be my life friend, at times he infuriated me ,…

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…

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…

The Habitat on Penang Hill : Up close and friendly with nature

The best times to visit The Habitat , the work-in-progress-green “Narnia” on top of Bukit Bendera, or Penang Hill , are during the weekdays and NOT on a school holiday, if possible. I always like to encourage visitors to use the Penang’s public transport , bus number 204 is easily accessible from Komtar, or the…