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
Representing the best south west coast beach on Penang island is Pasir Panjang Beach in Balik Pulau. Pasir Panjang beach has a steeper gradient when compared to other Penang beaches but this does not inhibit its effectiveness for providing a fun location to visit.
Here's where you can have banana leaf rice in comfort. In a clean and air-conditioned atmosphere, Passions of Kerala serves delicious banana leaf rice with a wide variety of curries to pair with. Be sure to try out their refreshing lassis.
Address: 102 Lot C3 New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA