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YOU Wings “HUAT With YOU” – Spreading CNY Happiness

Feb 23, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Travel
YOU Wings HUAT with YOU

Spreading happiness and prosperity, YOU Wings, the operational partner of Sriwijaya Airlines, which currently serves direct flights from Ipoh to Medan, organised a fun-filled event in ipoh city on two days recently, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebrations. Aptly themed "HUAT with YOU", the God of Prosperity, accompanied by two lovely YOU Wings/Sriwijaya Air ... continue reading »

Penang Bridge

On 7th July 2008, Malacca and Georgetown (Penang) were both awarded the World Heritage Site title under the category of Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. They were jointly recognised as the "Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca" for their living multicultural heritage communities and architectural treasures. Since then, Georgetown, similar to Malacca, ... continue reading »

Penang Street Art

Feb 20, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Xiaomi Redmi Note, Travel
Penang street art

The explosive street art scene first in Georgetown, Penang, then spread to the rest of Malaysia and even Singapore, could be attributed single-handedly to Lithuanian artist, Ernest Zacharevic. When I was a kid, a visit to Penang was deemed incomplete if we did not visit KOMTAR. These days, it is not complete if we did not ... continue reading »

How To Cook Nasi Lemuni

Feb 19, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Goodie Foodie, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Jawi House Cafe

During a recent media familiarisation trip to Penang at the invitation of Gaya Travel Magazine and Tourism Malaysia Penang, we made a lunch stop at Jawi House Café Gallery, a quaint restaurant along Armenian Street in Georgetown. Jawi House Café Gallery serves authentic Jawi Peranakan (Straits Muslim) cuisine, with a gallery on the upper floor that ... continue reading »

Penang pickles

The honey pickles produced by Pak Ali Food Industries Sdn. Bhd. are snacks that are difficult to resist. Anyone who passes by Simpang Ampat in Seberang Perai Selatan will surely purchase bags of pickles of different varieties for family and friends back home, besides for self-indulgence. In addition to the famed honey pickles of at least twelve ... continue reading »

Tropical Spice Garden, Penang

Feb 17, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Xiaomi Redmi Note, Travel
Tropical Spice Garden Penang

Dubbed Asia's Hidden Eden, Penang's Tropical Spice Garden in Teluk Bahang, is spread across eight acres of secondary jungle, of which 4.5 acres are open to the public. Celebrating its 12th year anniversary in 2015, Tropical Spice Garden remains a top tourist destination in Penang. This privately funded agro-tourism project is endorsed by the Penang State ... continue reading »

Penang Time Tunnel

Wedged in a row of shop houses along Jalan Green Hall in Georgetown, with an unassuming facade is Penang Time Tunnel, the History Museum. Despite its name, this latest Penang tourist destination is actually a combination of attractions that goes beyond just the history of Penang Island, dating back to at least 400 years ago. Within the ... continue reading »

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