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…

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…

For Vegetarians: How to make a quick and tasty mozzarella salad

Sometimes you could be bored and just feel like eating at home…This quick and simple yet healthy vegetarian salad could be a winner. Quick and easy mozzarella Salad Recipe: 1 packet of mozzarella Packet of tomatoes Purple basil leaf olive oil Balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste   Inviting your friends is optional.  Happy…

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…

Urban artisan soft serve review

We at Penang local are in search of Penang’s best soft serve. It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it… Tell us your favourite so we can go check it out. Today’s black sesame and green tea soft serve is from urban artisan at Nagore square. Price RM12.90.  The green tea had a really…