GLOW Penang

101 Macalister Road , Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10400 , Malaysia | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Tlalpan Sur/South area of Pulau Penang, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden, Khoo Kongsi, and Komtar.
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    Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang

    Relaxing, Love it!

    A travel blog entry by leanneroles on Apr 23, 2014

    2 photos

    ... doing that every day? Maybe there'll be time to fit one more in before we leave tomorrow.

    Having a quiet relax in our room now. We're being picked up at 3 for a drive up to Batu Ferringhi, a beach resort place up the coast. They have a night market that we're going to stay and check out. More on that at a later date.....

    Georgetown Day 1

    A travel blog entry by lb12 on Mar 24, 2014

    39 photos

    ... of Georgetown, where footpaths don't really exist or sre used as shop fronts instead, I found my hostel, the Ryokan. I left my bag there and went to explore. Since my hostel was near the end of the walking tour I started at the Protestant Cemetery and made my way east. Walking the walking tour backwards made the already difficult task of trying to navigate streets that all look very similar more difficult. As a result, I did have to retrace my steps a little. After ...

    Happy Ending

    A travel blog entry by gflacke on Feb 05, 2014

    4 comments, 15 photos

    ... and no other boats had shown up. We were starting to accept our fate; we would have to hike three more miles back to the start. Then another boat came around the bend and we flagged him down; we were taking this boat no matter what! The boat captain apologized profusely saying they had a broken engine and thus could not pick us up in time; this sounded much more typically Malaysian. He loaded us and several other people in the boat and we were back at the National Park ...

    Georgey Podgy, Pudding and Pie

    A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie on Jan 30, 2014

    2 comments, 15 photos

    ... br> On our last afternoon, we happened upon a very Asian sort of entertainment: the cat café. A phenomenon that originated in Japan (where else?), the cat café is not a café serving cats, but a kitsch café where you can spend a relaxing afternoon surrounded by several cats. And cat pictures. And cat pillows. And further cat paraphernalia and merchandise. It's uniquely Asian, in my opinion, because this continent seems to have a very obsessive relationship with cutesy things; ...

    Time to eat

    A travel blog entry by choy on Dec 23, 2013

    9 photos

    ... Surprisingly enough they weren't overly excessive, but showed good sense of composition rather than opulence. The Chinese clanhouses gave an example of how Chinese temples could be arranged, probably more soaked in incense than any of the larger Buddhist temples. They also served as a showcase for the clans' fortunes, with the most extreme being Khoo Kongsi, where the roof was more covered in decorations than tiles. But topping every other attempt in town, was Kek Lok Si ...