Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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malaysia bound, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

malaysia bound

A travel blog entry by wyattmoy

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... not bad going for Thailand. The border crossing was easy which was nice after that morning we had, had. 07/11 Arrived in Penang, Malaysia 5 hours later. We were dropped off in China Town in Georgetown (right dump). We went to a bar with 2 ...

Gone are the Krabs; Georgetown keeps it cool,  Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Gone are the Krabs; Georgetown keeps it cool

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... furry just thinking about them. We’re stocked and distracted for a good two hours traveling through the suburbia streets towards penang. The palm oil fields and rubber trees rush out to greet us again, as do other motorists who seem to battle for ...

Penang, Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by helenburnill

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... more distant fishing village in the north-west which promised sands devoid of humans and loved by monkeys. Thing we've found about Malaysia is that everything takes a lot longer than we're used to - the bus driver will generally stop mid-journey for a ...

Tendering, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tendering

A travel blog entry by jpcasey

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... a unique port for the ship because we didn't actually dock anywhere. We floated in the harbor between the island of Penang and mainland Malaysia and had to travel by lifeboat to shore in a tedious, time-consuming, and stressful process called tendering. ...

sol, arena, mar, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

sol, arena, mar

A travel blog entry by angelita.lita

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dia 1   Que nombre tan original para la entrada, pero es que tenia unas ganas locas de ir a un sitio con playa. ya me daba un poco igual, asi que he elegido esta, que esta cerca de Georgetown, que es otra ciudad historica interesante para visitar. ...

Sorry no oompa loompas in this chocolate factory, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Sorry no oompa loompas in this chocolate factory

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... 've got a fan and mosquito net so were happy enough. Rachel: Were in Georgetown which is the capital of Penang and Malaysia's second largest city, still nowhere near as big as KL and most places of interest are all within walking ...

Day 5 - 14 Penang and the Perhentians, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 5 - 14 Penang and the Perhentians

A travel blog entry by gavincampbell

... . The ride went ok. I was next to a Malay-Chinese guy and strangely he seemed as lost as I did when the bus stopped in Penang. Fortunately though, I was met immediately buy Nav. It was great catching up with him, it wasnt as if 2 years had passed since we ...

Weekend at home and Chinese Wedding, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Weekend at home and Chinese Wedding

A travel blog entry by alexapril604

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This weekend we stayed in Penang to attend a Chinese wedding. Friday night, April made a chicken tropi-chop which would make Pollo Tropical jealous. Saturday night was the wedding. Our relocation specialist Sing Yee married at a hotel about 2 blocks ...

time to go eat some good food!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

time to go eat some good food!

A travel blog entry by douglaschien

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... i learned a few years back thats all. it means, i like malaysian food a lot!  starting are trip into malaysia by visiting penang island. it is a mishmosh of malay, indian and chinese. over here you got muslims, taoist, Buddhist, hindus, ...

Penang, Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, Georgetown

A travel blog entry by felicityb

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... at night (3 quid) an absolute bargain.  That evening we set out to take a look for the hawker food for which Penang is famed.  Malaysia is an interesting mix of ethnic Malays, Indians and Chinese, and as a result the food is very varied, and ...

I felt so bad leaving all you people out ..., Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

I felt so bad leaving all you people out ...

A travel blog entry by bowz

... I had to double check I hadn't fallen asleep for, I don't know, 2 years, and woken up in Europe somewhere. Malaysia, at least Penang, is the opposite of Indonesia. Not one person has tried to sell me anything today. Not one person has even ...

Surely that's not the sun I can see, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Surely that's not the sun I can see

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Sun is shining...I'm sure there is a song in there somewhere!! Anyway the sun was out briefly today...can't believe I am blogging about sunshine but I guess thats what happens when you, albeit foolishly, expect the rays all the time!! I dragged Miriam on ...

Pinang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Pinang

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

Went for a look around China town and Little India, enjoyed some awesome ...

Bye bye Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Bye bye Georgetown

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Back in Georgetown for just a few hours before our van leaves for the Perhentian Islands on Malaysia's east coast... Check out the video of this Georgetown evening: ...

A new day a new country, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

A new day a new country

A travel blog entry by lnb203

... response. It somewhat justifies my decision to ditch Indonesia in favour of six more weeks in China. Also excited about Penang now, I’m aware there is also a strong Indian community here so I look forward to some interracial wandering tomorrow, ...

Welcome to Malaysia!, Penang , Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by katejohnson

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... crossing, but I seem to be an old hand at it now and everything went incredibly smoothly. Not far into Malaysia, we crossed over the water to Penang, where we were to be staying for two nights. Unfortunately, there is very little to do in George Town, ...

Late Nights In Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Late Nights In Georgetown

A travel blog entry by appleandparsnip

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... and we left in the mini bus about 2.30pm. 6 hours later we were crossing the 6km bridge from the mainland to Georgetown, Penang. With spectacular views of the city at night from the bridge with high rise colourful buildings, it looked very similar to New ...

Long journey, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Long journey

A travel blog entry by jakeandemily

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... decided to tag along! So this blog is about penang even though we left a while ago I am a bit late with all the blogs!! Malaysia is in its summer now so no more rain or monsoon :) its different over here, we are seen like celebrity's and people say ...

Tropical Butterflies and Insects, Teluk Bahang, Malaysia travel blog

Tropical Butterflies and Insects

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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If you like butterflies, insects, and pitcher plants, than this post is for you.  We spent hours here at the First Malaysian Butterfly and Insect Farm... and loved every second!! ...

Highlands & Islands, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Highlands & Islands

A travel blog entry by champa

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We have gone back up North along the West coast - busier roads but v scenic m/ways - the service areas v good - problems with overnight parking and all have showers etc - all the comforts of a 5* hotel - what more could a girl want - a 7* perhaps?! It's ...

Day 46, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 46

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... these parts. But Happy Bonfire Night!  Old Cheong Fatt Tze had struck a chord, so continued the Chinese theme today. Penang has lots of Chinese buildings, along with a shed load of restaurants. Started at the Peranakan Mansion. The Peranakan (Baba ...

The 'Culinary Capital' of Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

The 'Culinary Capital' of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by brabzzz

... the way north to Thailand, and a nice way to break up the journey. Lonely Planet (sigh…) pegs it as the culinary epicenter of Malaysia. From the mainland it is necessary to get a boat there (well, it isn't, but the port is 10 minutes from the center ...

Penang, Pulau Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by stevieandlucie

One night stop ...

Food Glorious Food, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Food Glorious Food

A travel blog entry by samsonite32

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... you about our journey to get there. From Krabi we booked a mini bus to take us from our hostel to another in Gerorgetown on Penang Island in Malaysia.  It was going to be a long journey, ten hours, but nothing too unusual for us, however this was the ...

The Pearl of the Orient, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

The Pearl of the Orient

A travel blog entry by tamsinandmatt

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... the region and I couldn't wait to try all the different cuisines: Chinese, Malay, Indian and Baba-Nyonya. In fact, the food in Malaysia has been so wonderful that it deserves a blog of it's own - to follow later. Our first lunch was at a street ...

Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Ferringhi

A travel blog entry by em_n_abs

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A ...

Georgetwon for Chinese New Year, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetwon for Chinese New Year

A travel blog entry by kabouterjulchen

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On the 8th we crossed the border by minibus to Penang Malaysia. The islands seemed business minded, everywhere popping up sky scrapers and we thought we wound end up between them. Instead Georgetown is  gorges, quiet (probably because of ...

Good sites, great food!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Good sites, great food!

A travel blog entry by tommy21osu

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... whole place has red paper lanterns... Has to be thousands of them. For lunch I headed back into Georgetown to find 2 of Penang specialties I spent most of last night researching and found a resturabt that people said served the best if each, called Kek ...

Going Colonial in Georgetown, Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Going Colonial in Georgetown, Penang

A travel blog entry by jamesandjodi

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... , would be a brilliant place to chill out for a few days, It took us the whole day to travel to Penang, which is the largest island in Malaysia and is situated on the Northwest coast. Luckily for me, no speed boats were involved in the sea crossing as the ...

Georgetown Time - Awesome Time!!!, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown Time - Awesome Time!!!

A travel blog entry by vitzthum

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zuerst einmal vielen lieben dank jungs!!!! die zeit bei euch war wirklich genial und ich muss gestehen, ich vermisse sie jetzt schon.... ihr habt euch da wirklich eine tolle insel zum studieren ausgesucht. GEORGE TOWN: ein name, ein synonym für ...

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