Category Archives: Recreation

Straits Quay Market Street Bazaar June 2018

My family and I visited Straits Quay last Sunday afternoon (24 June 2018). We were there to have Nyonya food at the Nyonya Breeze Desire Restaurant, and was delighted that the Straits Quay Market Street Bazaar was also on that day. I believe the Straits Quay Market Street Bazaar is held on the last weekend of each month.… Read More »

Relaxing Stroll Through Penang Botanic Gardens

Penang Botanic Gardens (also known as Waterfall Gardens) or Taman Kebun Bunga in Malay is a public park with lots of greeneries. The gardens were first established in an old quarry side back in 1884, quite a long time ago. I went to Penang Botanic Gardens recently (on 28 April 2018), together with the family. We had a… Read More »

Chinese Orchestra Performance By SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth Students At Dewan Sri Pinang, Georgetown, Penang (31 March 2018)

I attended the Chinese Orchestra performance by SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth students at Dewan Sri Pinang on Saturday, 31 March 2018. The performance was titled “Musica Fericita” (“Xuan Yue” in Chinese)….. I don’t know what it meant though. The Chinese Orchestra performance was held in the Auditorium in Dewan Sri Pinang. The size of the Auditorium is quite… Read More »

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 »