Golden Wheel Hotel

553 Jalan Sungai Rambai Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 14000, Malaysia | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang

Penang: thrifty drifters and summing up

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna


... are difficult to use when being used for nothing more than keeping in touch. We began a twitter offensive, and gradually started to see our following rise. We also started to receive likes on facebook, though mostly from our friends and family who we informed of its presence. We registered for pinterest, and google+, though didn’t get either of them started. We started strongly: one post a day while building readership and a twitter following. A lot of our posts ...

Happy Ending

A travel blog entry by gflacke


... 5th) Candace and I embarked on an excursion to Penang National Park. We were planning to hike about 3 miles over the ridge to the meromictic lake and Turtle Beach and then would take a boat back to where we started. We purchased boat tickets from a reputable-looking boat-ticket salesman at the entrance to the National Park and he told us he would pick us up at Turtle Beach in 2 hours (that seemed like plenty of time to hike three miles). We set out on the trail and ...

Life's a Beach...

A travel blog entry by chloecd


... out to our next destinations the next day. We made our way back to the bus stop we had been dropped off at, hoping that it was the right place. It looked like the buses stopped running at about 8pm, but we didn't trust that as we thought we had been dropped off later than that, so asked the next bus that turned up. Thankfully they let us know that the bus we wanted was still running, but we needed to be in the bus terminal not standing at the bus stop. I love the ...

Chinese New Year

A travel blog entry by gflacke


... what does that mean? It certainly doesn't increase my level of confidence in the airline’s security screening standards.

I paid a quick visit to the airport “facilities” while Candace and Shane waited in line to check our bags. I am forever intrigued by the signage in Malaysia; I am not sure if most of the humor is due to outright translation fails or if their way of saying things is just inherently funny to a non-Malaysian person. Instead of warning me ...

Indonesia becomes the best country I've visited

A travel blog entry by gareth_bryn


... direction as I shot back to the surface, causing them to take evasive action. The boat crew were very chilled, just dropping us in and picking us up whenever we liked so after a short break I jumped back in to be greeted by a massive school of fish coming up the current, with manta after manta appearing through the thick cloud of fish. We were dropped in again off an island where we saw five mantas swimming in line formation. Unbelievable day, such elegant and ...


This hotel, located in the Tlalpan Sur/South area of Pulau Penang, is near Danum Valley and Bukit Mertajam Town.
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