Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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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 ...

The Jewel in the Crown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

The Jewel in the Crown

A travel blog entry by john.boyd.123

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... hair off, no one was listening when she was screaming "It was the Malaysian hair stylist, he wrecked my hair!!!".   Arrive in Penang "Jewel of the Orient", must be a big ol' glass jewel set in some mock gold plastic ring surrounded by painted on ...

Bed Of Nails, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Bed Of Nails

A travel blog entry by rhodri27

The minibus from Tanah Rata picked me up directly from the hostel at 0700 and took myself and 2 others the 4 hours to Penang, what I didn't realize at the time it was a door to door service and we were dropped off outside our hostels in Penang pretty ...

A Quaky Experience In Penang Island, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

A Quaky Experience In Penang Island

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... than this hotel. I just thought to myself that this may cause  another chaos on the bridge heading out to mainland Peninsular Malaysia.  Back to the room, I was again hooked on Al Jazeera and learned that this after shock was at 9.1 on the ...

George Town, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

George Town

A travel blog entry by olofochemma

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... price just for you! Vi tog hans "råd" och bokade en tolvtimmars resa från Phi Phi till Georgetown i nordvästra Malaysia. Det blev en sjukt långdragen resdag med både båt, stora bussar, minibussar och gud vet allt. Hur som ...

Penang - First stop Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - First stop Malaysia

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... I. Penang Museum which was a really interesting and cheap museum showing the different cultures and peoples who make up Penang, i.e. Chinese, Malay, Indian, European, Javanese etc and their history. Penang really is a melting pot of different cultures. ...

What to do with all those STARS!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

What to do with all those STARS!

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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... nbsp; I won’t reveal what the plan is until we witness how well it works when we tender into the Port of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. Nick; I attended a couple of classes on Windows 8 and the Surface RT.  I can see why you are so pleased with ...

Getting Soaked  In Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Getting Soaked In Penang

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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Penang, Malaysia Penang is state in Malaysia and the name of its constituent island.  It is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia and composed of two parts; Penang Island is where the seat of government is and Seberang, Perai  ...

George Town, Penang , Malaysia travel blog

George Town

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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Sunday 5th December We arrived in George Town also known as Penang on the Island or Pulau Penang (which I think translates as Penang Island) around 5 o'clock. We spent our standard hour or so looking around for somewhere cheap to stay.....going around ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

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Penang ...

Food adventures in Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Food adventures in Penang

A travel blog entry by myriam_123

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No entry yet...but I swear I will write one eventually :) ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by hcleighton

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... But no, daft was the way forward. Minutes after arriving I was on the back of his scooter flying through the streets of Penang. This is where I learned that road rules don't really apply to scooters. Lanes definitely not. Indicators. Don't be ridiculous. ...

Hunting for Hawker Food!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Hunting for Hawker Food!

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... a petrol station anyway.  As soon as you cross the border it is very noticeable that you're in a different country. Malaysia feels more wealthy than Thailand, it's very clean, well-kept and feels marginally more orderly, a very beautiful Country. So ...

Unesco what???, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Unesco what???

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... a bit in the evening, lots of people out on the streets, and we had some lovely food at one of the street stalls. Went for a very sweaty run which was about the high point. We only stayed in Penang for one night, hopped on a bus to Krabi the next morning. ...

Asia adventure part 2, including expenses, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Asia adventure part 2, including expenses

A travel blog entry by richyallum

... went off to the shopping mall called the "Komtar" for some food, any food!! On the way we spied our favourite restaurant in Penang was actually open so we jumped out and went in to order a beautiful dinner, mmm yum, my headache was instantly gone.  ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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Hi all, In Georgetown, Penang now. Journey back from Singapore was far better than the one going, although on the last bus to the airport we met a deaf lady who was on our flight. I only know the alphabet in sign language but her English was good so we ...

Welcome to Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to Georgetown

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

We moved across to Georgetown with the intention of travelling to Sumatra the next day. ...

Rain, trains and more Western meals., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Rain, trains and more Western meals.

A travel blog entry by ellajay

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... place for Cameron Highlands bus tickets. After ticket-buying we headed to the bakery and then jumped on a super-slow local bus to Penang Hill and its furnicular railway station. We took the train up for some cooler air and spotted more monkeys and a huge ...

Two down, four to go......, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Two down, four to go......

A travel blog entry by pc_out_there

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... of days left on them and are now just across the border in northern Malaysia. We are actually on our second stop in Malaysia now in Penang after we spent three days on the island of Langkawi. Before I ramble on about our time in Malaysia I will put in ...

Day 40 - Georgetown, Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 40 - Georgetown, Penang

A travel blog entry by gayled

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... a little strange and biased (no change there then I hear you say!)  But the Muslim court overrules the Supreme Court of Malaysia so you certainly don't want to be a female against a Muslim! I spent the rest of the afternoon checking out the local ...

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