Category Archives: General

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Pos Laju Branches In Penang

Pos Laju is Malaysia’s leading courier company. It probably has the best delivery network in Malaysia. Although some Pos Laju services can be obtained via the post offices (Pos Malaysia), Pos Laju also has its own dedicated branches. I believe there are more services provided at the dedicated branches, compared to the post offices. I recently went to… Read More »

Al-Ikhsan Stores In Penang

Al-Ikhsan is a major sporting goods store in Malaysia, selling products from major brands including Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Asics, Lotto, Umbro, and others. The first time I bought an item from Al-Ikhsan is in one of its stores in Petaling Jaya many years ago. Today, Al-Ikhsan has many stores in Penang as well. My wife and I… Read More »

Penang Dental Surgery, Pulau Tikus, Georgetown, Penang

Where can we find a good dentist in Penang? Well, I recently took my daughter to Penang Dental Surgery in Pulau Tikus, and was impressed with the service. Penang Dental Surgery is a dental clinic in Pulau Tikus, Penang (Address: 287, Jalan Burma, 10350 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2262440). It is located in a shop house, on the stretch… Read More »

Honda Service Centres In Penang

There are a number of Honda Service Centres in Penang. My experience with the service centres on Penang Island is that you will have to make a service appointment a couple of weeks in advance, as they are normally fully booked. Here is the list of Honda Service Centres in Penang: Kah Motor Co. Sdn. Bhd.   122… Read More »

Promenade Waterworks Centre Car Wash, Gelugor, Penang

Looking for a good car wash in Gelugor, Penang? Promenade Waterworks Centre Car Wash is an excellent place to have your car cleaned. The car wash is located along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, on the stretch between the Petron and Shell petrol stations in the direction going towards Georgetown (near Taman Tun Sardon). I go to Promenade Waterworks… Read More »