Centrio Avenue – Nice LMC Apartment In Bukit Gambier

Centrio Avenue is a Low-Medium-Cost (LMC) Apartment located in Bukit Gambier (Gelugor, Penang). It was developed by the Boon Siew Group (BSG) in collaboration with the Penang State Government. It is nice to see a LMC apartment being built near the town area in the Penang Island, instead of in the outskirts, or Penang Mainland. Centrio Avenue is… Read More »

Authorized Service Centre For Tefal Appliances In Penang

The Tefal brand is getting more and more popular in Malaysia. People are starting to use their appliances like rice cookers, steamers, toasters, pans, and others. I currently use Tefal’s rice cooker at home (one that I got with my CIMB credit card points). Unfortunately, the lid got spoilt, and I was not able to close the rice… Read More »

Delicious Hokkien Mee At One Corner Cafe

Where can we find the best hokkien mee (prawn noodles) in Penang? Well, there is one stall in One Corner Café that serves really tasty hokkien mee. One Corner Café is a kopitiam with hawker stalls located at No. 4, Jalan Bawasah, 10050 Georgetown, Penang. It is behind the Penang Plaza (also near Hotel Royal). Apart from hokkien… Read More »

Excellent Service At CIMB Bank Seri Damai Branch In Penang

I am sure we can all relate to the frustrations when we go to a bank. However, the CIMB Bank Seri Damai Branch in Bata Lanchang is a breath of fresh air. It provides excellent services to customers. Customers coming to the CIMB Seri Damai branch are assisted promptly to get the right queue number. The wait is… Read More »

Adventure Zone – Fun Indoor Playground For Children In Batu Ferringhi

Adventure Zone is a fun indoor playground for children, nested between Shangri-La’s Golden Sands Resort and Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa in Batu Ferringhi. It is managed by Shangri-La and is arguably one of the best indoor playgrounds in Penang, with a clean and well-maintained environment. Both hotel guests and outside visitors are welcomed. The most exciting facilities… Read More »

Enjoy Freshwater Fish At Restoran Kolam Ikan In Kulim

If you are tired of Penang hawker food and restaurants and want a change, head over to Restoran Kolam Ikan in Kulim to enjoy some freshwater fish dishes. Kulim is located in the Kedah state, and only about 50 minutes drive from Penang Island. The Restoran Kolam Ikan is located in a residential area near the Kulim Hi-Tech… Read More »

Antong Café – Coffee Factory In Taiping

Following on the Taiping Zoo post, if you make a day-trip from Penang to Taiping to visit the zoo, it is a good idea to also visit the Antong Coffee Factory (or Antong Café). Antong Café is the oldest coffee mill in Malaysia. The factory pride itself as “Malaysia’s Most Historical Coffee Mill”. At Antong Café, you will… Read More »

Taiping Zoo – A Zoo Near Penang

The nearest zoo to Penang is the Taiping Zoo. It is about 100 kilometres from the Penang Island. Driving from Georgetown, Penang to the Taiping Zoo takes about 1 hour and 25 minutes. The Taiping Zoo & Night Safari opens every day, from 8.30 AM to 6.00 PM. The Night Safari opens from 8.00 PM to 11.00 PM. The… Read More »

Penang Children’s Library Along Jalan Scotland

The Penang Children’s Library (Perpustakaan Cawangan Kanak-kanak) is located along Scotland Road (Jalan Scotland). The building is right beside the Penang Public Library Georgetown Branch (Perpustakaan Cawangan George Town). It has a lot of children’s book, ranging from books for toddlers, pre-school kids, and primary school children from age 7-12. Each children is allowed to borrow 5 books… Read More »

Buy Baby Full Moon Package From Eaton Kuih Centre

For the Penang Chinese community, a baby reaching full moon (1 month old) is an important occasion. It is an important milestone in a baby’s growing up process. Some families will hold grand dinners for family and friends to celebrate the baby full moon occasion. An important item for the celebration is the traditional baby full moon gift… Read More »