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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.


The biggest Muslim festival is Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and it is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Syawal. By Su Aziz.
The George Town Walkabout Tour summarises the UNESCO World Heritage Site's two centuries worth of history into a condensed yet insightful 1.5 hour tour. Cheng Sim found out that is indeed insightful.
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.
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.
Celebrate Chinese New Year in Penang. Penang is filled with never-ending festivals especially in the month of February and Janice Kua shares some tips on what not to miss.
There are a million reasons to be in Penang this February. Don't miss out on amazing human stamina, colours and loud drums right here. Most of all, it's truly where the festivities never end.
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