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 stay : Experience the real George Town from Ah Tong’s Residence

Ah Tong’s Residence built in the late 19th century but was a tailor shop until 2010. It’s been owner-occupied for 5 years making it a primary residence on  Lebuh Kimberley (Kimberley Street). The photos of the property will speak for themselves, recommended for couples or a small family of 4. With the modern comforts fitted…

Sea games Highlights KL2017

We have popped over to support the 29th SEA (South East Games) in Kuala Lumpur. Yes sometimes we do leave our little island of Penang. It isn’t so far from the capital after all. That is the beauty of living here. Today we went to watch Badminton, Swimming and Athletics at the state of the…

The Bentook Journey : Pieces of Phuket 

The last leg til we met took forever. My heart was bursting to see my best friend. I hugged him tightly, and we were back just like that, bickering, shoulder punching, I had forgotten how comfortable it was to be with him. My eccentric friend, he can quote every diologue in Seinfeild, yup, and he’s…