Enjoy Middle Eastern Food At TAIBA Shawerma, Straits Quay

If you are in Straits Quay (Tanjung Tokong, Penang), TAIBA Shawerma is a good choice for Middle Eastern food. The branch at Straits Quay is located within Sam’s Groceria. It is a relatively small stall, but it is packed with good food. There are a variety of shawerma dishes, including shawerma rice, shawerma wrap, hummus shawerma and plain… Read More »

Laguna Water Park At Grand Orient Hotel (Perai, Penang)

Grand Orient Hotel is a relatively small hotel in Perai (Address: No. 3079, Jalan Laguna 1, 13700 Perai, Penang. Tel: 04-3830099). Something special about this hotel is that it has a water park within it, called Laguna Water Park. Laguna Water Park is a water park with an Amazon forest theme. At the time of writing, it is… Read More »

Fun Fiesta At Straits Quay

As we enter the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities period, a fun-fair/carnival is being held at Straits Quay, running from 16 April 2022 to 15 May 2022 (10AM – 9PM). Dubbed Fun Fiesta @ Straits Quay, the carnival features many mini rides for children (and parents/adults). The event transforms Straits Court into an LED-filled spectacle in the evening, with… Read More »

Batik Aidilfitri At Gurney Plaza (Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2022)

With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations just around the corner, Gurney Plaza has put up a wonderful Hari Raya decoration at its Centre Atrium. This year’s decoration, titled “Batik Aidilfitri di Gurney Plaza”, showcases the kampung (Malay village) and Malay culture. Inspired by the motifs of batik, a large section of the decoration showcases the intricacies of the… Read More »

Delicious Pan Mee At Weng Lee Restaurant, Bukit Jambul, Penang

Weng Lee Restaurant (or Restoran Weng Lee) in Bukit Jambul is an excellent place to enjoy a bowl of pan mee. Located at Bayan Point (Address: 17-G-1, Bayan Point, Medan Kampung Relau, Kampung Seberang Paya, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang. Tel: 04-6452292), roughly behind Hong Leong Bank (Bayan Point branch), the restaurant is sort of a hidden gem.… Read More »

Chinese New Year Decorations At Straits Quay (CNY 2022)

To usher in the Year of the Tiger, Straits Quay put up some Insta-worthy Chinese New Year decorations at its Straits Court. The area is flooded with Chinese traditional drums, a hallmark of prosperity and celebration. The cherry blossom trees and bright red lanterns create a wonderful Chinese New Year vibes for visitors. Visitors can walk around the… Read More »

Splendour Of Spring At Gurney Plaza (CNY 2022)

This year, Gurney Plaza has put up an elaborate Chinese New Year decoration for the Lunar New Year Of The Tiger at its Centre Atrium. Dubbed the Splendour Of Spring, the decoration depicts a celestial garden surrounded by tall and strong bamboos, whilst being embellished by delicate blossoming flowers. In the heart of the garden, there is a… Read More »

A Nautical Christmas At Straits Quay (Christmas 2021)

This year, Straits Quay celebrates Christmas with a huge Christmas tree decoration at the centre of Straits Court. Standing tall at 30 feet, the giant Christmas tree is beautifully decorated with boat helms, life buoys, starfish and glittering lights. The theme of Straits Quay’s Christmas celebration this year is “A Nautical Christmas”, so the decorations consist of lots… Read More »