Covid update in Malaysia: restricted movement order

Malaysia has called for an international lockdown and a domestic restricted movement order from 18th to 31st March 2020. This is to flatten the curve by slowing down the spread of the virus through social distancing. First, the general prohibition of mass movements and gatherings across the country including religious, sports, social and cultural activities….

Penang Local top 5 travel tips:

Penang Local top 5 travel tips: Take the bus. Explore George Town by foot. Picnic in the park. Go hiking in the jungle. Ask the locals for their favourite places to visit or watch our videos. View this post on Instagram Wanderlust with Penang Local. It's Friday, we can't afford to leave the island so…

Kuala Lumpur to Penang Island by train and ferry travel review

I’ve been waiting for the right moment to try the new kl (KL sentral) to Penang (butterworth) ETS train but haven’t had the time until a couple of weeks ago. I’ve missed the fast train when it first started. Now the fastest train time is 4h 10. It still beats the old school train by…

Wishing you love and light for Diwali

Wishing all our Hindu friends a happy Diwali. Love and light ❤️✨ Diwali also known as Deepavali and the “festival of lights“, is an ancient Hindu festivalcelebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and…

Experience and enjoy George Town with Penang Local.

Enjoy and experience George Town with Penang Local. We have done all the homework so all you have to do is enjoy the city like a local. It’s sometimes quite tiring to read up about a new place you are visiting. The best way to get to know a place is to spend time living…

Pop up market at Art Lane, George Town, Penang.

There was a Pop up Bazaar over the weekend at Art Lane on Lebuh Pantai, George town, Penang, organised by the people behind China House. This abandoned shop house is now converted into an art Lane where artists can paint on the walls and leave their mark. At the weekend there was an artisan market…