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Fast becoming one of the must-visit attractions offered in Penang, Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm in Teluk Bahang is a tropical sanctuary not only for butterflies but also many other planet's denizens. Previously known simply as Penang Butterfly Farm, which was opened to the public in March 1986, the farm underwent a rebranding exercise (or rebirth) ... continue reading »

Upside Down House, Penang

Mar 5, 2017 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

If you follow my blog closely, you would know that I have visited quite a number of upside down houses, or at least upside down rooms. This Upside Down House (Galeri Rumah Terbalik) in Teluk Bahang, Penang is rough on the edges, compared to those that I have visited previously. Opened in September 2016, I do believe ... continue reading »

Toy & Fantasy Museum, Penang

Mar 4, 2017 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

Although this Toy & Fantasy Museum in Penang is entered in the Malaysia Book of Records for "World's Largest Toy Museum" and "World's Costliest Toy Museum", it is not extensively promoted as it should be. Thus, many people are unaware of its existence. However, with more than RM60 million worth of original copyrighted Hollywood licensed toys ... continue reading »

The Habitat Penang Hill

Mar 3, 2017 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

Opened to the public since 8th Jan, 2016, The Habitat on Penang Hill is one of the island's latest eco attractions. Set on the fringes of a 130-million-year old rainforest, The Habitat's main highlight, to me, is its Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk, which is only accessible by the public this April. It is Penang's highest ... continue reading »

It is really difficult not to break into a smile as soon one sets foot in Wonderfood Museum in Penang. How could one not be delighted when there is so much food in front of him, right? Yes, even replica food! I was made to understand that its owner has invested RM2.5 million and three years to ... continue reading »

One of the two historic cities of the Straits of Malacca, George Town jointly received the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site status in 2008 partly because of its rich living multi-cultural heritage and tradition. Therefore, a visit to Penang Island would be incomplete if tourists do not explore the culture of the Peranakans, among other ... continue reading »

Located on the fringe of George Town, Penang's famed UNESCO World Heritage Site Buffer Zone, just down the main thoroughfare from KOMTAR Tower, is Kimberley Hotel. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, named after the second Prime Minister of Malaysia. The well-maintained whitewashed heritage building with bright lights shining from the lobby definitely ... continue reading »

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