Monthly Archives: February 2018

POPULAR Bookstore Outlets In Penang

POPULAR Bookstore is a major book store chain in Malaysia, with 89 stores across the country. It provides a convenient place for people to buy many types of books and stationery. Here is the list of POPULAR Bookstore outlets in Penang: POPULAR Bookstore Gurney Plaza 170-03-20, Level 3, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2269294 /… Read More »

Sushi Jiro & Don Jiro At Gurney Plaza, Georgetown, Penang

My wife and I recently had dinner at Sushi Jiro in Gurney Plaza (17 February 2018), after watching a movie at the GSC Cinema. Sushi Jiro is located at an open space area near the cinema. What attracted us to dine here was the RM2.99/plate sushi promotion, for a minimum of 5 plates and above. We ordered some… Read More »

Q-dees Kindergartens In Penang

Q-dees is a well known kindergarten / preschool chain, with over 200 branches in Malaysia. Its programmes are designed to provide children with an enriching early childhood education, before they enter primary school. The Q-dees centres are managed through the franchise model, where each centre will use the syllabus/programmes developed by Q-dees. Here is the list of Q-dees… Read More »

Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine At Island Plaza, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine is a popular Japanese restaurant in Tanjung Tokong, located within Island Plaza (Address: G04, G05 & G06, Island Plaza, 118, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang. Tel: 04-8903199). It is operated by the same company as Azuma Japanese Restaurant in Queensbay Mall. Edo Ichi serves quality Japanese food with lots of choices, including… Read More »

Nice Seawater Lake At The Light Collection Condominiums, Gelugor, Penang

The Light Collection Condominiums (Light Collection I, II, III & IV) are high-end developments within The Light Waterfront, developed by IJM Land. I got the chance to tour the The Light Collections recently, and was impressed with the seawater lake within the condominiums’ compound. The seawater lake contains corals and sea fishes, including small sharks, stingrays, and other… Read More »

Mandarin Cafe (Kafe Mandarin), Island Glades, Penang

Mandarin Cafe is a popular coffee shop (or “kopitiam”) among the locals in Island Glades, Penang (Address: 1 N, Lintang Delima 5, Taman Island Glades, 11700 Gelugor, Penang. Tel: 04-6573903). It is located right behind Genting Cafe, and is on the same row as Suan Hin Mini Market. There are many hawker stalls in Mandarin Cafe. The food… Read More »

Zhouzhuang Water Town-Inspired Chinese New Year Decorations At Sunway Carnival Mall, Seberang Jaya, Penang (2018)

The Chinese New Year decorations at Sunway Carnival Mall this year is inspired by China’s Zhouzhuang Water Town. A traditional Chinese water town would have rivers, bridges, traditional buildings, and pavilions. The hanging lanterns provide a strong Chinese New Year feel to the environment. Sunway Carnival Mall has arranged many activities leading to the Chinese New Year, including… Read More »

Enjoy Hakka Noodles At A.M. Noshery, Island Glades, Penang

A.M. Noshery is a small restaurant in Island Glades, Penang. It serves mostly Western breakfast, but, it also has the local Hakka noodles in the menu. A.M. stands for Ann Marie, the name of the restaurant’s owner. I went to A.M. Noshery recently (on 26 January 2018), and found that the Hakka noodles are pretty good. The Hakka… Read More »

Getha Retail Outlets/Shops In Penang

Getha is a major company in Malaysia that specializes in the manufacturing of natural latex-based mattresses and bedding products. Their products are typically higher-priced, but they are of good quality. Getha has retail outlets across major cities in Malaysia, where customers can shop for natural latex-based mattresses and bedding products. Here is the list of Getha retail outlets/shops… Read More »