Ixora Hotel

3096 Jalan Baru, Prai, Pinang, 13600, Malaysia | Hotel
Prices starting from $76.00
 

Travel Blogs from Prai

Sour plums and visa running

A travel blog entry by krocodiletears

7

... nationality) you join the overnight mini bus and you are driven for ten hours, cross out of Thailand, drive to Penang, check into the hotel, hand your passport and two photos to a visa fixer, have breakfast, wander around the city and back to the hotel for lunch and then get ready for the ten hour drive back to Thailand.

This service costs around a USD 150 and the company moves a good few thousand visa runners a month across a multitude of border posts.

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Penang - A Foodies Paradise

A travel blog entry by natandross

2
23

... South-East Asian Odyssey; having re-watched the episode before arriving in Malaysia we were keen to visit some of the restaurants that he ate in during his trip. Our favourite was a Nasi Kandar (literally translated as balanced rice) restaurant run by an Indian-Malay family. We arrived during the lunchtime rush and were surrounded by locals shouting out their orders to the family who would dish up from a huge buffet-style selection of curries. Fortunately one of the sons took ...

Penang: thrifty drifters and summing up

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

5

... its launch: Saturday 1st February. This would give us one week from arrival to do the necessary work in order to make the site presentable. So for our first week, we returned to the office, and set about writing/editing three posts each from six different countries, as well as the main information bars. Once these were ready to go, we would be able to launch. The self-imposed deadline worked, and at about 10pm Malaysian time on the 1st of February we removed the ...

Penang: Chinese New Year

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

7

... celebrations and culture shines through around the island, featuring most prominently in George Town where there is a large ‘Chinatown’. Festivities occur seem to occur all year round – indeed, we were lucky enough to be in Penang during the month of the Hungry Ghost (August) and for the Nine Emperor’s festival in October, two huge ongoing parties full of processions, performances and feasts. Yet, as the world over knows, the biggest celebration of the ...

Penang II

A travel blog entry by henryghevans

... major food centres for some dinner. I realise that despite foreign food being one of the best things about the trip I haven't written about it in the blog yet; I shall now do so. Usually, the rule in the UK regarding Asian puddings is that they are disappointing. Here though, while in Penang (alas nowhere else yet) we have had some good ones and I will now describe them. "Cendol" (pronounced "chen-DOLL") is a pudding which takes it's name from the green rice noodles ...

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This hotel, located on 3096 Jalan Baru, Prai, is near Clan Jetties, Fort Cornwallis, Komtar, and Danum Valley.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good