Category Archives: Recreation

Play Pedal Go-Kart At Urban Playz, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Indoor playgrounds are now widely available at shopping malls in Penang. Urban Playz at Gurney Paragon Mall however provides something different, an outdoor pedal go-kart course for kids to play. It is located on the 4th floor of Gurney Paragon Mall (Address: 163D-4-01 & A1, Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: +6012-7090082). There are 2… Read More »

Experience Batik Art At Craft Batik, Teluk Bahang, Penang

Batik is a traditional Malay textile art. It is very popular in Malaysia and Indonesia. The most popular motifs in Malaysian batik are flowers and leaves. Batik designs are drawn on cloths/fabric, which will then go through a special process to make the colours permanent. Craft Batik is a batik factory in Teluk Bahang, Penang (Address: Mukim 2,… Read More »

Chinese New Year Atmosphere At Gurney Paragon Mall (2019)

My family and I visited Gurney Paragon Mall on Sunday, 13 January 2019, and were greeted by various Chinese New Year decorations. This year, the Chinese New Year celebration falls on 5-6 February 2019. The Chinese New Year decorations in front of the Swiss Watch Gallery and Rolex stores are pretty unique. It consists of red lanterns and… Read More »

AmanVille – Indoor Playground At Gurney Plaza, Georgetown, Penang

AmanVille is an indoor playground at Gurney Plaza. It aims to provide a safe, secure, clean and stimulating play environment for children at the shopping mall. The playground is located on the 4th floor of Gurney Plaza (Address: Unit No. 170-04-16, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-3704307 / 04-3704308), opposite Station Kopitiam. There is a… Read More »

Visit To The Top @ Komtar, Georgetown, Penang (September 2018)

I visited The Top at Komtar with my family sometime ago in September 2018. We bought the package deal, which allowed us to visit most of the attractions/rides at The Top, including Rainbow Skywalk, Observatory Deck, Jurassic Research Centre, 7D Discovery Motion Theatre, Tech Dome Penang, and many others. Before visiting the attractions at The Top, we had… Read More »

Kolam Decoration For Deepavali 2018 At Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Straits Quay has recently put up its Kolam decoration for the upcoming Deepavali festival. This year’s Deepavali celebration falls on 6 November 2018 (Tuesday). The beautiful Kolam decoration is located at Straits Quay’s main entrance, in between the Royal Selangor and Monica Quen stores. In conjunction with the Deepavali festival, there will be a Junior Kolam Making Competition… Read More »

A Visit To Chew Jetty, Georgetown, Penang (July 2018)

Chew Jetty is one of the Clan Jetties located along Pengkalan Weld (Weld Quay), Georgetown, Penang. It is located near the Penang Ferry Terminal. The houses at the Clan Jetties are built on stilts. I visited Chew Jetty together with my family on Saturday, 21 July 2018. There is a sign at the entrance providing some information about… Read More »