Travelling Tips to Penang, Malaysia

If you are backpacking to Penang, you will most definitely be interested in these travelling tips. They will assist you as you go about your business in Penang during your vacation. Penang is popularly known as the Pearl of the Orient. It is a host to one of top tourist destinations in Malaysia since it has everything a visitor would like. Temples of ever faith, great shopping malls and stalls, fantastic dishes, historical sites and beautiful beaches are among the things you will enjoy while in Penang. One of the ways to experience hospitality in Penang is to learn a few words of their local languages. It will enhance your communication with residents there and make your stay interesting. Since there are many cultures in Penang, you will find that local languages are many too; just learn one of them.   How to get here   Penang is an island that is easily accessible. You can access the island within 15 minutes by ferry from the mainland at Butterworth. Alternatively, you can drive over a bridge that is 13.5 km that links the island to the mainland. Another easier and popular way of travelling to this island is by using high-speed trains, which travel from Kuala Lumpur. If you use a train, you will go for 360 kilometres. You could also get a bus guide or taxi guide to help you navigate within Penang.   George Town   It is the capital of Penang and a favourite of most visitors because of its attractive world war houses. George Town is also well known for interesting sites like temples, colonial...