Travel Blogs from Georgetown, Malaysia

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Pearl of the Orient, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Pearl of the Orient

A travel blog entry by benneesham


... yacht club. It is also home to Kek Lok Si, the largest Buddhist temple in SE Asia, which like everything we found in Malaysia comes resplendent with an array of shops. There were even shops inside each temple and all of the buildings in the complex, as ...

Colonial England???, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Colonial England???

A travel blog entry by madekeyser


... an important place for the British spice business, being one of their few possessions in this region.  So the town of Georgetown has a lot of British influence in the style of buildings.  The British in turn hired the Chinese and Indians to run ...

A Mixed Bag, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

A Mixed Bag

A travel blog entry by baggywiggles


... they were so good. Proper highways, completely smooth and clean. It was still another 3 hours from the border to Penang Island, and Georgetown where we would be staying. The Island is connected with the mainland by a bridge so no ferries for this one. We ...

You don't make breakfast, I make you breakfast, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

You don't make breakfast, I make you breakfast

A travel blog entry by paulrees

Managed to get up before 10 for the free breakfast, we started getting some toast but a little man rushed up and shooed us away saying "You don't make breakfast, I make you breakfast!". We were fine with this. We got the bus to a town called Air Itam to ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog


A travel blog entry by sebandkim2011


... and proceeded to direct us to town. Suffice to say he was pretty pleased with himself and given the heat, so was I! Georgetown was busy getting ready for Chinese New Year, the streets are being filled with decorations it will be quite something when it's ...

Penang -

Penang - "The Pearl of the Orient"

A travel blog entry by mattandneetie


Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - December 9 - 10   Or Pinang. Or in fact, you can spell it either way. I saw two souvenir t-shirts right next to each other, one with 'Pinang', the other boldly stating 'Penang'. Your choice.   We arrived the ...

Azian Fuzion, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Azian Fuzion

A travel blog entry by briankerr


... , we packed up our stuff and walked around Georgetown a bit more before heading out to the fisherman village, Teluk Bahang.  Georgetown is in fact a very lovely part of Penang, with old colonial buildings and cute alleyways.  It reminded me of ...

Food Glorious Food!!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Food Glorious Food!!

A travel blog entry by laurs-and-matt


... the area in the airport and had clearly been studying it in the taxi as he led me on a very detailed walking tour of Georgetown complete with fascinating facts!! After a long walk we were feeling peckish so, having heard that Penang is the food capital of ...

Penanging About, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penanging About

A travel blog entry by beingkw


... and don't speak a word of Mandarin or Cantonese (only their own dialect) - and how things are not all rosy in Malaysia today... I try the Penang Famous Laksa (noodles in fish broth with herbs, tamarind and pineapple) at the Red Garden Night Market: Food ...

Penang, a delicious suprise!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, a delicious suprise!

A travel blog entry by nickmorris

... food, and with no knowledge of Georgetown we hit the streets. It turns out that you couldn't think of a better place to be hungry, Georgetown, we now know is famous for its food. Just around the corner form our room on Love Lane, we sat with an iced ...

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