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Eastin Hotel Penang

Aug 28, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Eastin Hotel

Just about ten minutes' walk from the popular Queensbay Mall, along the waterfront of Queensbay, Eastin Hotel is a full-service business class hotel with a total of 328 tastefully-appointed guest rooms. Room categories are Deluxe, Club Deluxe, Eastin Deluxe and Family Suite, with views of the landscaped gardens, the green hills in the horizon, the blue ... continue reading »

Jawi House Café Gallery Penang

This quaint restaurant along Armenian Street serves authentic Jawi Peranakan (Straits Muslim) cuisine, one of the rare places, even in Penang. Jawi Peranakan is similar to Nyonya Baba Peranakan. However, the Jawi Peranakan is the community of people whose forefathers from India, Arab, Turkey and Persia immigrated to Malaya and married local Malay women. Jawi Peranakan ... continue reading »

P Ramlee

This nipah-roofed house, located along a street now named Jalan P. Ramlee (formerly Caunter Hall), was where the late P. Ramlee (Ramli bin Puteh) was born on March 22, 1929. Launched on December 13, 1991, by the then Minister of Culture, Arts & Tourism, Y.B. Dato' Sabbaruddin Chik, it is now a public gallery of the ... continue reading »

Sunset at Ban Pecah

Aug 16, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Ban Pecah

One the way to Penang recently, my friends and I purposely went off-track to the famed Ban Pecah beach, to try to catch a nice view of the sunset. As you know, it takes a lot of luck to catch nature at its best, and I’d say, we were not that lucky this time. We were not ... continue reading »

Pasar Kemboja

While I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days at the Perak - Penang border to explore the area, I was quite surprised to see that there are many shopping spots. What surprised me even further is that a lot of retailers from Ipoh and other cities around Peninsular Malaysia actually make weekly trips ... continue reading »

Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary

Aug 14, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary

Forming part of the Matang Forest Reserve, Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary is one of the top destinations for avid bird-watchers because more than fifty species of migratory birds can be spotted here. However, bird-watching is a seasonal sport, and it depends on a lot of luck as well, because I have known some friends who had ... continue reading »

Other Wall Murals in Ipoh

Jul 9, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
street art Ipoh

Street art has taken Ipoh by storm, once again, with the recent launch of Oldtown White Coffee's "Art of Oldtown Project" by Ernest Zacharevic. Today, I am sharing an image intensified post with you with scant information on where in Ipoh these wall art pieces are found. The clue is that most of them are near to ... continue reading »


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