PENANG STORIES
PENANG STORIES

Penang in all its complexity is presented in bite-sized stories, guides and interviews, to be taken in and savoured slowly.


There’s a place that is a cross between Hollywood’s version of Garden of Eden and the garden of Queen of Hearts right here in Penang where art and nature collide.
They are behind the scenes, making things happen during these festivals, one of which is already globally renowned. Read more on what it takes to shape these festivals. By Su Aziz
Deepavali, the Hindu new year is prettily marked with sparkly, twinkly lights that deems it as the festival of lights globally.
Don’t leave Penang without these locally produced products to take home as mementoes of your visit.
Fans of vegetarian food, these are places around Penang where you can satisfy your hunger for all things plant-based.
These are places that offer at least 30 kinds of Malay dishes for lunch. They are such a smorgasbord of authentic, exotic flavours. By Su Aziz
Penang transforms into a pretty, twinkling venue during this festival celebrating the completion of the harvesting of crops. By Su Aziz.
An annual Muslim festival that celebrates the endurance, faith and patience of one of its prophets. By Su Aziz.
A nine days religious Taoist festival that climaxes to a carnival-like atmosphere and a touch of exotic ritual. By Su Aziz.
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