Parent-Toddler Programme At The Learning Garden

Penang’s nursery and kindergarten normally takes children from 3 years old onwards (unless the preschool has a Playgroup programme). If your child is between 1-3 years old (a toddler), you may want to consider enrolling him/her in The Learning Garden’s Parent-Toddler Programme. The Learning Garden is a popular child development centre / kindergarten located in the York House… Read More »

US Pizza – A Penang-born Pizza Restaurant

In Penang, if you are tired of going to Pizza Hut or Domino’s Pizza, you can go to US Pizza. US Pizza is a Penang-born pizza restaurant, co-founded by Mr. Donald Duncan and Mr. Calvin. The restaurant chain currently has 2 locations: one in the Greenlane area, while the other is at Summerton Bayan Indah (opposite Gold Coast… Read More »

From Penang To Cameron Highlands

I visited Cameron Highlands recently on 6 June 2017, driving from Penang all the way to Cameron Highlands. The drive from Penang to Cameron Highlands took me close to 4 hours, including a lunch break. It was a short family vacation, and we stayed at the Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands (2D/1N). The hotel was OK, although it is… Read More »

Cheng Sim Vegetarian Restaurant In Terengganu Road, Georgetown, Penang

There are many vegetarian restaurants in Penang. Recently, I have been going to Cheng Sim Vegetarian Restaurant in Jalan Terengganu, whenever I want to have vegetarian food. The address of the restaurant is: 69-E, Jalan Terengganu, 10460 Georgetown, Penang (Phone: +604-2832615). Cheng Sim Vegetarian Restaurant serves a variety of ready-cooked dishes, like most vegetarian restaurants. You can also… Read More »

Hari Raya Puasa 2017 – Festive Mood At Queensbay Mall, Penang

Queensbay Mall is one of the popular malls in Penang (and probably the longest). I visited Queensbay Mall on Friday, June 2nd, 2017, and was delighted to find that the Hari Raya Puasa decorations are up. The Hari Raya decorations are located at Queensbay Mall’s ground floor, depicting a traditional fishing village (kampung nelayan). There are boats (sampan),… Read More »

Kindermusik Class At The Whyte House In Sungai Ara, Penang

Kindermusik is a music and movement programme for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. It uses music, games, and activities to stimulate a children’s mind, body, and sense of play. Kindermusik originated from a programme developed by a group of teachers in West Germany in the 1960s, to teach children about music before they are old enough to… Read More »