6 Fun Ways To Make Your Trip More Fulfilling In Penang

  Penang, Malaysia is one of the top destinations that should be on your travel list. The Pearl of the Orient is rich in its cultural heritage with interesting landmarks and boasts of many enriching experiences for travelers. If you’re traveling to Penang, these six fun ways will make your trip more fulfilling:             Immerse in the local culture The idyllic island is rich in its cultural heritage. Visiting historical landmarks and learning about the local’s way of living are just some of the ways you can immerse yourself in the local culture. Get a local guide who knows the history and fascinating stories of each place you visit that guidebooks may not include.             Savor the local delicacies A fulfilling trip won’t be complete without savoring the local delicacies. On a hot sunny day, try Penang’s delightful desserts such as ais tingkap, ice ball, cendol, or air batu campur. Must-try dishes include assam laksa, char koay teow, nasi kandar, Nyonya cuisine, and roti jala with curry.             Try local booze For booze lovers, you shouldn’t miss a boozy specialty called toddy. The fermented coconut drink can make you slightly dizzy and tipsy depending on how strongly fermented it is. You can find the fizzy, sweet and sour, cloudy drink at some seafood restaurants like Ong Cheng Huat in Butterworth.             Take unique photos Photography enthusiasts can visit Lebuh Armenian in Jalan Penang or any narrow street within George Town’s heritage area for some unique photos. Such places feature...

6 Best Solo Wanderlust Destinations in Malaysia for 2017

  Many people are afraid of traveling solo, but wandering the globe all by yourself can do good for your soul-searching. It can also play a huge role in alleviating the stress levels that occur to many in their busy and complex lives. However, not all solo travel destinations offer the same experience or are created equal. If you’re hoping to get the most of a relaxing and memorable trip, make sure to pick a destination that’s friendly and safe for travelers. Also, choose one that’s full of breathtaking natural attractions. Malaysia, a magical country and a top solo destination in Asia, boasts of all these attributes. It’s also loved by many for its sweeping sightseeing areas, beautiful culture, savory foods, easily affordable vacation deals, and more. For those looking to experience a complete laid-back vacation, here are the best 6 solo travel destinations around Malaysia to start with.             Villa Samadhi – within KL   Located about 10 minutes away from the heart of KL, this stunning villa residence provides a classic retreat in which both privacy and comfort meet. All its rooms look decent and are well furnished. Each also has a modern kitchen, private garden, and a private Jacuzzi area. The place is perfect for both solos and couples looking to have some mind-blowing fun together. What’s more, TripAdvisor once rated this incredible villa #2 of 245 hotels based in Kuala Lumpur!             Sekeping Serendah Retreat – an Hour Away From KL   If you’re looking for a completely unplugged weekend, this is the place to...

4 Reasons Why Penang is Your Dream Honeymoon Destination

  Penang is a state consisting of an island and a mainland. It is famous in Malaysia for its mouth-watering traditional dishes and its historical attractions. As such, many people flock there for holidays.   For those who are planning to get married, or are newly married, Penang is an ideal honeymoon destination, and here’s why:             It Has The Best Food Penang was named the top destination for foodies in 2014, and CNN even named some of its dishes as the top 10 must-try meals in the world. Some of the dishes that you can’t afford to miss are Char Kuey Teow, Nasi Kandar, Kuey Teow T’hng, Laksa and so much more. You don’t have to chase after the ‘best’ places to eat, as most of the food outlets and food courts you visit have a very high quality of food. So, be adventurous and you’ll discover a plethora of great dishes to sample.             There Are Many Historical Destinations Georgetown is a hub of colonial buildings that have survived from the time Penang was a British colony. Some of these buildings can be seen near Fort Cornwallis and St George’s Church. You’ll always want to visit the Penang Museum and Art Gallery to learn about Penang’s past. A walk around the older parts of Georgetown will reveal many pre-war shop houses, and some local historical sites like the Kapitan Keling mosque and the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion.             Contemporary Attractions Are Plentiful While walking around the old shop houses in Georgetown, look...