Category Archives: Recreation

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018

The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 was held on 24-25 February 2018 at Padang Polo, Georgetown, Penang. It has become an annual event for the last few years. I visited the event with my family on Sunday, 25 February 2018. We were there around 3.30PM, and the hot air balloons were not setup at that time. However,… Read More »

Zhouzhuang Water Town-Inspired Chinese New Year Decorations At Sunway Carnival Mall, Seberang Jaya, Penang (2018)

The Chinese New Year decorations at Sunway Carnival Mall this year is inspired by China’s Zhouzhuang Water Town. A traditional Chinese water town would have rivers, bridges, traditional buildings, and pavilions. The hanging lanterns provide a strong Chinese New Year feel to the environment. Sunway Carnival Mall has arranged many activities leading to the Chinese New Year, including… Read More »

Candyland At New World Park, Georgetown, Penang

Candyland is a candy and snacks shop located in New World Park, Georgetown, Penang (Address: 106, Jalan Burma, 10450 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2265699). Going into New World Park from Jalan Burma, you can easily see Candyland on the right hand side. The shop opens every day from 9AM to 7PM. The shop has very nice decorations, and provides… Read More »

Straits Green – Playground By The Sea, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Straits Green is a playground or park in Tanjung Tokong, located between Tesco Tanjung Tokong and the Quayside Condominium. The park is dubbed “Playground-By-The-Sea”, and was part of the Phase 1 of the Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP1) project. If you are on Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, it is not obvious that Straits Green is nearby. You will have… Read More »

Nice Christmas Decorations At Gurney Plaza, Penang (2017)

Christmas mood is in full swing at Gurney Plaza, Penang with fabulous Christmas decorations at the mall’s Main Atrium (Ground Floor). The “When The Christmas Toys Come Alive” decorations depict Santa’s Workshop, with colourfully-dressed elves making toys and presents for Christmas. I was at Gurney Plaza on Sunday evening (10 December 2017), and the Main Atrium was very… Read More »