Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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Tasty Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tasty Georgetown

A travel blog entry by romyalejandro


... about museums but this is more of a history of the city. The entrance fee is just 1 rm (0,25€) and learning that Penang, the name of the island, actually means "palm tree" and that it was named like that because there are lots of them on the ...

Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog


A travel blog entry by gavin_davies

I got up early ish for the 11 hour bus/minibus/minibus trek over to Malaysia. On the boat I watched Fight Club. It was never my intention to start downloading movies for travel, thinking it more old school to read or listen to music but here we are. ...

Hanging Around, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Hanging Around

A travel blog entry by mikejohnmallett


Penang is a popular island on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a Unesco Heritage site as its main town, Georgetown.   Known for its temples, mosques, street food,  art galleries and museums, Georgetown has tonnes of stuff to see and ...

Nyom nyom nyom!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Nyom nyom nyom!

A travel blog entry by natjamesuk


... pot, most evident in the food. With little but this snippet of information, we boarded the ferry to the island of Penang, just off the west coast of Malaysia, unsure of what lay ahead. Once we'd found a guesthouse, we checked out the tour desk and were ...

Penang - Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - Georgetown

A travel blog entry by glennieboy8120


CURRY - CURRY- AND MORE CURRY Headed from the Siem Reap in the Kingdom of Cambodia to Penang Malaysia - and guess what - we flew on Malaysian /Airlines.  It wasn't too bad - we arrived safely and the flight was actually pleasant.  Anyway, we ...

And then there were 4…, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

And then there were 4…

A travel blog entry by harwoodjones


John left early about 7 this morning. I have to say that it wasn't the most quiet of departures and involved him shouting 'I'll see you in Singapore' several times, and unfortunately waking me up early than wanted. We then got ourselves ready to leave. ...

Foodies delight, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Foodies delight

A travel blog entry by mathew-sarah


... Georgetown is a foodies paradise – we spend an entire day going to different hawker stalls following a map produced by the Penang heritage society. We gorge ourselves on curries, rotis, Sri Lankan drinks, Teh Lek, noodles and other Penang hybrid ...

First Stop Malaysia - Pinang Island, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

First Stop Malaysia - Pinang Island

A travel blog entry by emilie3

So farewell to Thailand and a 6 hour train journey to Butterworth in Malaysia.  The first views of the towns from the train window were not the best - I think we saw the rundown end of the towns!  Malaysia is a Muslim country and we could ...

Car for rent, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Car for rent

A travel blog entry by jeuhjori


Na een langere reis dan we hadden gedacht zijn we aangekomen in Georgetown op het eiland Penang: MALEISIE!!! Georgetown werd door de Lonely Planet aangeraden, en staat ook op de UNESCO wereld erfgoed lijst, maar wij snappen eigenlijk niet waarom.. Wij ...

In search of ferry tickets, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

In search of ferry tickets

A travel blog entry by kaylaandbryden


So we had a nice relaxing morning today with a bit of a sleep in and some book reading. Kayla has a bit of a cold so with any luck some rest will be good for her. We eventually got up and headed off in search of some breakfast (well it was really lunch ...

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