Category Archives: Recreation

Whale Of Fun Balloon Zone At Queensbay Mall, Penang

The Whale Of Fun Balloon Zone is at Queensbay Mall for the December 2019 holiday season, from 12 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. Located on the Ground Floor, North Zone (in front of Morganfield’s), it is a balloon-filled indoor playground inside a giant whale balloon. There are slides, trampoline, balloon duck, balloon horse and other fun stuff… Read More »

Snowy Christmas Decorations At Queensbay Mall

Christmas is around the corner, and as a tradition, Queensbay Mall has put up a very nice Christmas decoration. This year’s Christmas decoration is full of snow, creating a feeling of coldness as we walk through the showcase. Many cute animals are part of the casts, including the reindeers, penguins, seals, polar bears and owls. There are many… Read More »

A Whimsical Christmas At Straits Quay, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang

The Christmas atmosphere is back at Straits Quay, with many events scheduled from November 2019 to January 2020. The events include “A Whimsical Christmas” Thematic Fair, Christmas Charity Bazaar, Whimsical Christmas Ride, A Date With Santa, Red Fitness Dance Party, Jingle Mingle Dance Party, Christmas Carolling and Santa’s Workshop By MoonMoon Art Centre. The Straits Quay retail area… Read More »

Setia SPICE Aquatic Centre – Indoor Swimming Pool In Penang

Setia SPICE Aquatic Centre is one of the few public swimming pools in Penang. The centre houses an Olympic-size indoor swimming pool with salt water treatment, a diving pool and a splash pool for children. Setia SPICE Aquatic Centre is open daily from 8AM to 11PM. The Olympic-size swimming pool is suitable for both serious and casual swimmers.… Read More »

Raffel Park, Gelugor, Penang

Raffel Park is a recreational park in Gelugor, Penang. The park was built by BSG Property, about the same time as when Raffel Residence was developed. The design of Raffel Park leverages the elevated nature of the site, creating a landscape that captures the unique hilly characteristics of the Bukit Gambir region. Raffel Park is roughly divided into… Read More »

Setia Spice Convention Centre Roof Garden

The Setia Spice Convention Centre Roof Garden is a landscaped rooftop garden. It is an excellent place for recreation, exercise, and relaxation. The roof garden consists of the Central Lawn, Kids Park (playground), and Bamboo Garden. The Central Lawn, the main part of the rooftop garden, consists of 2 grass fields, with jogging track around them. Visitors can… Read More »

Penang Badminton Academy

Penang Badminton Academy (officially opened in 9 May 2014) is a badminton hall built by the Penang State Government, with contributions from ECM Libra Foundation. It is located within the same compound as the Karpal Singh Penang Learning Centre, which also houses the Penang Math Platform. Its address is 550, Jalan Kaki Bukit, Kampung Kastam, 11700 Gelugor, Penang… Read More »

Hari Raya Puasa Decorations At Gurney Plaza (2019)

The Hari Raya Puasa decorations are up at Gurney Plaza, bringing the festive mood to shoppers at the shopping mall. This year’s decoration is themed Kota Raya Gurney, depicting a charming small town in Penang in the 1970s. At the centre of the decoration is a stage named Panggung Wayang Gurney (Gurney Cinema), which will be used for… Read More »

City Stadium Of Penang (Stadium Bandaraya Pulau Pinang)

The City Stadium of Penang (or Stadium Bandaraya Pulau Pinang) is a multipurpose stadium located in Georgetown, Penang. It is accessible from Jalan Perak. Inside the City Stadium, there is a football field, where the Penang state football team plays their Malaysia Super League home matches. There is also a running track in the stadium, so it is… Read More »

Visiting The Habitat Penang Hill

I visited The Habitat Penang Hill recently on 1 March 2019. The Habitat is a recreational park in the Penang Hill rainforest, officially launched in December 2016. As it was a weekday, going up Penang Hill was a breeze, with minimal wait time at the lower station for the funicular train. I got a seat at the lowest… Read More »