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Chng Eng Joo Penang

Chng Eng Joo was where revolutionary leader, Dr. Sun Yet Sen, moved his based to Penang, one year before China's Republican Revolution of 1911. Here, he organised the Penang Conference and planned the Second Guangzhou Uprising, hence, history was made. Also the base of Nanyang Tongmenghui, this was the birth place of the Chinese newspaper, Kwong Wah ... continue reading »

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 »

The Art of Boria

Aug 26, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150

Boria is a kind of performance that incorporates singing, music and dancing. This 3-in-1 element is the most unique performance art in the world. Usually, messages carried across in a Boria performance are of current affairs issues but conveyed in a light manner, sometimes even comical. Interestingly, Boria performances do not have a fixed script so ... 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 »

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Although located along Lebuh Carnarvon and not Armenian Street, the hotel is just a short walking distance from the street that it is named after. Still, it is within the George Town UNESCO World Heritage zone on Penang Island, and one can have a panoramic view of almost the entire heritage area of George Town from ... continue reading »

ESCAPE: Adventureplay

Jan 5, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Sports, Travel
ESCAPE, Teluk Bahang, Penang

With a concept similar to SkyTrex Adventure in Shah Alam, Selangor, I was full of trepidation prior to my visit to ESCAPE's Adventureplay in Teluk Bahang, Penang. While I would like to try the games to bring out the kid in me, I am afraid of heights at the same time. See, it's more a ... continue reading »

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