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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="16796" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Looking for a weekend getaway? Try George Town, Penang’s capital city. Whilst two days may seem like a short amount of time, George Town offers the right mix of fun and fabulous tourist spots...

[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="16786" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Of rocking chairs, baskets, tables and birdcages neatly woven with rattans utilising them as furniture, handicrafts and other relevant materials; these are real evidence of a diminishing trend. Those were the days where our ancestors...

[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="16783" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Within George Town’s historic Heritage Core zone, on the tourist-friendly Armenian Street, lay the Penang Islamic Museum. Once the residence of an Acheh-based Arab pepper trader named Syed Mohammad Al-Attas, the building has now...

[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="16765" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Penang Development Corporation (PDC), a state-owned Development Corporation, intended to develop an Arts District in George Town, Penang. The Penang Arts District (PAD) is envisioned to be the creative hub of Penang’s contemporary...

[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="16739" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On the Westernmost side of Armenian Street lay the Sun Yat-sen Museum, dedicated to the medical practitioner, Kwong Wah Yit Poh founder, Chinese revolutionary, first president, and founding father of the Republic of China....

[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="16733" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Penang has long been hailed as a food haven – it’s even been Lonely Planet-certified. Here’s a guide to the must-eats you just have to try when you’re in Penang.   Assam Laksa One of Penang’s...

[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="16745" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The ancient textile art of batik is a craft on its own, with the application of wax and fabric dyes used to create visually unique imagery. Though dating back at least 1,5000 years 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_column_text]The annual Penang Coffee and Desserts Festival (PCDF) 2017 is back in action for the third consecutive year! Organised by TLM Event, co-organised by Gurney Paragon Mall and endorsed by the Penang State Government, the festival will be...

[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="16094" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]George Town, Penang is a vibrant city with many faces and cultures. A part of the city’s renowned Heritage Zone houses the Chinatown area, a hodgepodge of Penang-style clash of cultures with east-meets-southeast sensibilities...

[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="16668" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Familiar clacking sound used to haunt empty hallways of the long heritage houses in Penang and Malacca. Those were the days of attraction-grabbing method as its surface collides with the floor when the footwear...