Beautiful paddy fields cultivated historically by both Malay and Chinese. Today, high yielding seeds, irrigation canals, tractors and foreign labour have replaced the old ways. Paddy Field is one of the popular attractions in Penang. The field is situated 20 meters away from the homestay. The ride there provides cyclist a pleasant experience of peace and tranquility. Jogging tracks are also available around the paddy field.
Address: Jalan Sungai Nipah, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
According to Chinese custom, miniature paper replicas of houses, servants and wordly possessions (cars, mobile phones, watches etc.) are burnt as offerings to the newly deceased to accompany them on their new life in the afterworld. Aside from paper houses, the shop also makes giant paper effigies of Chinese gods which are used to commemorate deities' birthdays and religious festivals.
Address: 198A, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Apart from the cafe's chirpy setting, what's unique about Paper Pepper is their wall of colourful postcards where patrons are free to purchase and send to family, friends or future self. Expect pasta, dessert, all day brunch and snacks to fill up the menu. For something light, try the canapes that consists of smoked salmon, crab meat, caviar and flavoured cream cheese.
Address: 70, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA