Colourful Deepavali Decorations At Gurney Plaza (2023)

This year, Gurney Plaza is ushering in the Deepavali celebrations with a colourful decoration in its central atrium. At the centre of the decoration is a giant elephant, welcoming shoppers to the mall. There are also peacocks being featured prominently in the vibrant decoration. If you are at Gurney Plaza at the right time, you will also get… Read More »

Creative Colouring Competition At Union Chinese Primary School, Penang (2023)

A creative colouring competition was held at Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Union on 9 September 2023 (Saturday). The competition was held in conjunction with Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day, 2 symbolically important days for the country. The competition was aptly named Pertandingan Mewarna Kreatif Hari Kebangsaan dan Hari Malaysia 2023, jointly organized by the Rukun Tetangga and Union… Read More »

Dino Gym @ The TOP Penang

Dino Gym is an indoor playground located within The TOP Penang Theme Park (in KOMTAR). The dinosaur-inspired playground is sort of a mini gym where children can exercise their bodies and minds. They can climb, run, jump, slide, swing, race and have lots of fun. The facilities/equipment in Dino Gym include slides, hanging bridges, swing sets, rock walls,… Read More »

ParaThai Restaurant At Gurney Plaza

Craving for Thai food while shopping in Gurney Plaza? Head down to the lower ground floor (Level B1) to find ParaThai Restaurant. ParaThai is a chain restaurant serving authentic Thai food, with many branches in the Klang Valley. It recently spread its wings to Penang, opening a branch in Gurney Plaza. There are quite a good variety of… Read More »

For You Yen Vegetarian Centre, Georgetown, Penang

For You Yen Vegetarian Centre (Pusat Makanan Sayur-Sayuran For You Yen) is a vegetarian restaurant located along Jalan Dato Keramat. It is on the same row of shop houses as Ah Leng Char Koay Teow (Restoran Tong Hooi). The restaurant serves both ready-cook vegetarian dishes and cook-to-order vegetarian food. Some of the food choices include curry “mutton”, curry… Read More »

George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops 2023

Every year, July 7th is George Town Heritage Day, a public holiday in Penang. It commemorates the day George Town became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This year, the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2023 programmes span from 7-9 July 2023 with the major events being George Town Discovery Walk, George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops and WarisHunt (George… Read More »

Hokkien Mee @ Dannok Cafe, Georgetown, Penang

Recently, I was driving along Jalan Seang Tek in the morning when I spotted Dannok Cafe. What caught my attention is the hokkien mee stall in front of the shop, with an attractive picture of the popular Penang hawker food. So, I decided to have my breakfast there. It turns out that Dannok Cafe only serves hokkien mee.… Read More »

Gymrama Competition At Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang

An internal Gymrama competition was held at Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang (Penang State Sports Council) last Sunday, 11 June 2023. The competition, Kejohanan Dalaman Pelapis Gimrama 2023, was organized by Majlis Jimnastik Amatur Pulau Pinang (MJAPP). The participants consisted of children of various ages, from pre-school, primary school to secondary school. The competition was held for the… Read More »

Hao You Seafood Restaurant, Teluk Kumbar, Penang

Hao You Seafood Restaurant (or Hao You Teluk Kumbar Seafood) is one of the best places to enjoy Penang’s seafood. The restaurant is located by a beach in Teluk Kumbar, right beside Lexis Suites Penang. If you come from Bayan Lepas, turn left into the small road right before Lexis Suites Penang. Parking spaces are available, although quite… Read More »