Monthly Archives: August 2017

Mee Goreng Mamak Bangkok Lane, Pulau Tikus, Penang

The Mee Goreng Mamak (Indian Muslim Fried Noodles) is one of the famous dishes that can be found in Penang. It consists of yellow noodles that are fried with special sauces, and ingredients like tofu, potato, tomato, bean sprouts, and usually squid (sotong) as add-on. The Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng Mamak stall is one of the best in… Read More »

Taking The Ferry From Penang Island To The Mainland

I recently took the ferry from Penang Island to the Mainland. It has been a while since I last took the ferry, but with the traffic jam on the Penang Bridge (triggered by the Penang Bridge maintenance work starting from 22 August 2017), I decided to take the ferry on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. I reached the Raja… Read More »

Popular Hokkien Mee Stall In Island Glades, Penang

When it comes to Penang hokkien mee (Penang prawn noodles), places like the Super Hokkien Mee in One Corner Cafe and 888 Hokkien Mee come to mind. However, there is a hokkien mee stall in Island Glades that are really good, which many people probably do not know about. It is something of a hidden gem. This hokkien… Read More »

Great Service At PC Depot Prai Branch, Mainland Penang

PC Depot has always been the place I go to for computer parts in Penang (Note: Recently, they may have changed the store name to P&C Depot). Computer parts sold here are genuine, and competitively priced. They have a good variety products, so it is a real convenience to shop here. Recently, I had a very good experience… Read More »

FasTracKids Programme At The Learning Garden

The FasTracKids Enrichment Education is a new education system aimed at enriching the knowledge of children starting from pre-school. The programme was developed by Dr. Johann Debeer, and there are many centres worldwide conducting the programme. In Penang, The Learning Garden kindergarten ( is the only centre conducting the FasTracKids programme (at the time of this writing). I… Read More »

Hai Boey Seafood Restaurant In Teluk Kumbar, Penang

In Mainland Penang, Bukit Tambun is a popular place for seafood. What about the Penang Island? Are there any good seafood restaurants on Penang Island? My personal favourite is Hai Boey Seafood Restaurant in Gertak Sanggul, Teluk Kumbar. There are many varieties of seafood served at Hai Boey Seafood Restaurant. There are live fish, crabs, lobsters, etc. that… Read More »

Suan Hin Mini Market In Island Glades, Gelugor, Penang

As there is no market (pasar) in the Island Glades area, Suan Hin Mini Market (Pasar Mini Suan Hin) is a good alternative to get cooking ingredients. Unlike most mini markets in Penang, Suan Hin Mini Market pretty much sells most of the ingredients you need to cook a meal. The owner of the mini market sells vegetables… Read More »