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The Best Pasembur in Penang

What exactly is “pasembur”? The pasembur is a popular cuisine or maybe street food among the locals in Penang. The pasembur is actually a salad of vegetables and it is made up of ingredients such as yam bean, cucumber, blanched bean sprouts, and different kinds of fritters, all doused with peanut gravy. The origin of [...]

The Famous Indian Enclave in Penang

What other tourists are saying about the Indian enclave in Penang “Don’t miss it if you’re in Penang” We love India so we try to make it to every ‘Little India’ in any place we’re visiting. This street is easily accessible, has lots of shops with the usual stuff – bangles, saris etc. and some [...]

Penangites Favorite Nasi Kandar Stall

About the Line Clear Nasi Kandar in Penang Another famous nasi kandar restaurant in Penang is called Line Clear located in Penang Street. This stall has been around for over 45 years and serves the best nasi kandar in town. If you are heading there for lunch or dinner, you better reach there earlier or [...]

The Pearl of the Orient

What tourists said about Penang Island “Camera Museum – A walk back in time for camera and photography enthusiasts” Went in a group as company’s teambuilding activity. The museum’s staffs and guide were very friendly and patient to educate us about the evolution of cameras. Everyone had a great time fiddling with the vintage cameras [...]

Arguably The Best Roti Canai in Penang

About the Sheikh Usman Gerai Looking for the best roti canai (Indian Pancake) in Penang to savor? Head out to Sheikh Usman Gerai Roti Canai at Argyll Road which serves the best roti-telur (egg pancake) and beef curry combination. Although the curry is a bit spicy, it tastes excellent when it goes with the roti-telur. [...]

The Alcatraz of Malaysia

What tourists said about the Jerejak Island in Penang “Amazing Jerejak!!!” My first honeymoon time.. i’d celebrated here in JEREJAK RAINFOREST RESORT… This place being the most fantastic moment to me and my wife to enjoyed the nature and the nice seaside.. also not to forget to all the staff here is so friendly with [...]

One of the best dumpling noodle (Wan Tan Mee) (‘Wan Tan’ noodle) I have tried is at a noodle stall at Air Itam. Not only does the noodles taste good, the size of the dumplings or ‘Wan Tan’ is huge. See the picture below. ‘Wan Tan’ means dumpling and Mee is noodle. Therefore, the whole [...]

WARNING: Non Halal Few people know there is a very famous chicken rice stall at Chulia Street. I got to know about it when my colleague recommends it to me. The stall lies along Chulia Street (Lebuh Chulia) in Georgetown. The stall is located in a shop lot painted in green whereby its upper floor [...]

The Hidden Jewel of Penang

Location of the Penang Aquarium A lot of people including the Penangites aren’t really aware that there is a small aquarium located in Batu Maung, Penang Island. Even though the aquarium is small, if you live in Penang and like aquatic life, you could probably pay a visit to this place and you might like [...]

The Temple With Glorious Past

What others said about the Penang Snake Temple “A place to visit if you want to see snakes” The snake temple is located at Bayan Lepas and is quite near to the airport. It did undergo some renovations and now is reopened back to the public. When you enter the temple, going further in, one [...]