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.


Wipe away your consternation about visiting Penang with a clearer picture of what to expect. Here’s a list to guide you. By Su Aziz.
There was once a relatively large number of the Royal Australian Air Force officers who resided in Penang. Today, many may not have known of the rich history and significant relationship between Penang and Australia. Janice Kua puts together a brief story on the existence of the RAAF in Penang.
What should not be overlooked is the often unseen beauty of the southern area of Seberang Perai on Penang’ s mainland that sparkle and shimmer quietly.
Visiting Penang and not sure where to start? There is so much Penang has to offer. Whether its history, heritage and culture to a never-ending list of attractions or the delectable food one must not leave this state before taking a tour. Here, Janice Kua suggests a few must-do tours.
Penang’s mainland has a host of delightful spots to visit. Here, we guide you through the northern territory of Seberang Perai to unearth them.
Many may not know that Penang is also a suitable place for birding. Here are some tips and suggestions shared by the Malaysian Nature Society on birding areas in the state.
Spending the night in a traditional village can be had in one of Seberang Perai's welcoming homestay. Here, Cheng Sim discovers best ones.
The middle bit of Penang’s mainland exudes a more modern feel as compared to the northern or southern parts that steep in lush nature or industrial and agricultural vibe. Find out what to see and do in this place.
As of 1 Jan 2015, Penang was granted city status, promoting the island to a city from its municipality. What does owning a city status signify? Janice Kua explains.
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