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“If you want to learn about a culture, listen to their stories”. Penang in all its complexity is presented in bite-sized stories, guides and interviews, to be taken in and savoured slowly.


Penang was once a hub for traditional trades that are fading fast and rapidly replaced by things more in demand in today’s fast-evolving world. Get to know some of them before they are extinct. By Su Aziz
The Penang shophouses’ clever space distribution has not only housed businesses but also burgeoning families the past few decades. By Su Aziz.
This Penangite chats about, among other things, the most nostalgic Penang street food for her and more.
There may be no winter wonderland but Penang is not short of festivities during this end of the year season.
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.
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.
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