Category Archives: General

How To Get A Touch N Go Card With Penang Bridge Discount

The Touch N Go is a prepaid card that can be used to pay tolls on Malaysian highways and the 2 Penang Bridges. It can also be used to pay parking fees at certain shopping complexes. For Penangites, they can get a Touch N Go card that provides a 20% discount when using the first Penang Bridge (the… Read More »

Post Offices In Penang That Open Every Day, Including Weekends

Even with the advent of email, instant messaging and social media, post offices (pejabat pos) continue to play an important role in our society. Online commerce is picking up in Malaysia, which will spur the amount of packages that need to be delivered. So, post office services like Poslaju will be in high demand. We are also continuing… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »