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A multi-cultural tour of Penang, Malaysia

By Sun, Sep 02, 2012 3:22PM UTC 0 Comment

By Natasha von Geldern The rickshaw turned smoothly on to the Esplanade and the crumbling colonial administrative buildings along the waterfront breeze past. In the multi-cultural country of Malaysia perhaps nowhere is quite so vibrantly diverse as Penang, the state and island off the west coast of the Malaysian peninsula. The capital of Penang –...

An insider’s guide to Penang

By Thu, May 17, 2012 7:14PM UTC 0 Comment

IT’S hard for me to be objective about Penang since it’s my home island. I can though be truthful. So if you’re visiting Penang for purely sun, sand and sea, you’ll be disappointed. There are better places for that. But if you are looking for a place that’s got everything else besides that, you won’t...