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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16459" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Chill-themed café is in town and now you can eat at the North Pole in Penang! Ice café situated in Victoria Street took the ‘chill’ to a whole new level. This café includes beautiful...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The earlier citizens of George Town, Penang found their footings through the sophisticated British education system laid there by the British Empire during the colonial years. As Malaysia as a whole retained most of the system in their...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16410" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Malaysian film You Mean the World to Me is out in cinemas now. Besides being the first-ever feature-length motion picture filmed entirely in the Penang Hokkien language, the film also showcases a plethora...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16391" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Recently, Penang became a ‘Friendship City’ with the Hainanese resort city of Sanya, known as a winter retreat for Chinese citizens of the North. Perhaps it is no coincidence that Penang also happens to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16385" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Muntri Street, lying within the buffer zone of George Town’s Heritage Site, may not seem like much at first glance, but it houses one of Penang’s biggest not-so-secrets. The street is renowned to have...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16364" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] ART ATTACK In recent years, specifically following its classification as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, George Town has experienced something of an art boom. Be it classical, modern, or everyday street art; the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16342" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Armenian Street, perhaps the most popular tourist spot within George Town’s historical Heritage Core Zone, is a quintessential George Town location. The street houses numerous museums, eateries, and vintage accommodations for both locals and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16323" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]One of the many attractions in George Town’s Heritage Zone is the Kong Hock Keong Temple, or Goddess of Mercy Temple as it is popularly known among its devotees, located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16275" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] Victoria Street in was originally not a part of the original George Town schematics when Francis Light first set foot here and proclaimed Penang as British Colonial Territory. In fact, this road did not...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16270" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] A major road within George Town’s Heritage Site is Chulia Street, which also houses numerous well-maintained Straits-era shop houses. Formerly known as both Chulier Street and Malabar Road – both named after early Indian...