Food Tours by Penang Local

The only way to get to know George Town, on Penang Island is to walk our streets and eat our local food along the way. We’ve brought along international chefs, food bloggers, wanderlusters and more types of hungry travellers on our special routes. I landed on this crazy loveable island almost 10 years ago while…

A Food Review: Two Wheel Breakfast Trail !

The hierarchy to enjoying George Town (GTown) Penang ; Walk, Cycle, Bus, Scooting, GrabCar, YOUR OWN CAR , strictly in that order. I keep screeching on about this and I will rant again here , OUR STREETS ARE TOO SMALL FOR CARS! Its ridiculous how we keep shoving more cars on to this island. You…

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…

Where to stay : The Permai Residence

The Permai Residence is located in Tanjung Bungah , the north coast of Penang Island. We are right smack in between George Town Heritage Zone and Batu Ferringhi. Residents of Tanjung Bungah move at a “designed” determined pace (meaning not slow but purposely leisured ),  we like our morning routines, our designated market days, our…

Shopping: Batik ,a tribute to Mother Nature

There are many many stories and debates on the origin of Batik. In Malaysia most will lay claim that it originated from our direct ancestors, the Indonesians. It is a tedious, disciplined process of making designs on fabric. The artist will use wax to “block” dye from penetrating the cloth, leaving blank areas in the…