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.


130-year old Penang Botanic Gardens remain a popular place to visit for locals and tourists in Penang. Here's a little story by Janice Kua.
Indulge, discover and explore in Penang this holiday season! Its always 'too much to do, too little time' in Penang, but Janice Kua has tailored a list of 15 must-dos in Penang for you.
Have you ever wondered who builds the trishaws riding around on the streets of George Town? Cheng Sim chats with one of a trishaw maker of Penang.
Penang is on the verge of losing its 200-year-old Siamese village for a new hotel development in Pulau Tikus. Cheng Sim speaks to the remaining Siamese community in the state.
November and December see Penang wrapped up with 10 Days 3 Festivals consisting of George Town Literary Festival, In-between Arts Festival and Penang Island Jazz Festival. We take a look at what’s on in 10 Days 3 Festivals and handpicked exciting events to book your tickets.
The slow food movement is making waves in Penang's dining scene and Cheng Sim finds out more about this farm-to-table concept.
Penang and Phuket are a mere 642km apart and are rich in historical parallels. Recently they became official twin cities and curiosity has driven Janice Kua to list similarities between the two cities.
Blessed with lush greenery and exotic plantations, Penang's hiking trails are worth exploring. Cheng Sim speaks to a local hiking group to explore the state of our hiking trails.
There're more to George Town than delicious local food and street art. Cheng Sim visits the city's traditional traders through George Town World Heritage Inc.'s tour.
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