Category Archives: Recreation

Fun Fair Beside Queensbay Mall, Penang

In Penang (and probably Malaysia), a fun fair is a makeshift amusement park where you can get on rides like the Ferris Wheel, bumper cars, pirate ship, small roller coaster, and enjoy other fun activities. From time to time, there is a fun fair held beside Queensbay Mall. I have noticed this fun fair beside Queensbay Mall on… Read More »

From Penang To Cameron Highlands

I visited Cameron Highlands recently on 6 June 2017, driving from Penang all the way to Cameron Highlands. The drive from Penang to Cameron Highlands took me close to 4 hours, including a lunch break. It was a short family vacation, and we stayed at the Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands (2D/1N). The hotel was OK, although it is… Read More »

Hari Raya Puasa 2017 – Festive Mood At Queensbay Mall, Penang

Queensbay Mall is one of the popular malls in Penang (and probably the longest). I visited Queensbay Mall on Friday, June 2nd, 2017, and was delighted to find that the Hari Raya Puasa decorations are up. The Hari Raya decorations are located at Queensbay Mall’s ground floor, depicting a traditional fishing village (kampung nelayan). There are boats (sampan),… Read More »

TM Resort In Tanjung Bungah, Penang

Recently, I joined my wife in her school’s teambuilding outing, where we went to TM Resort in Tanjung Bungah. I have never heard of TM Resort before this, so, I was quite excited to find out. It is a small resort located near the Flamingo Hotel in Tanjung Bungah. Thinking of it, there are probably many more small… Read More »

Adventure Zone – Fun Indoor Playground For Children In Batu Ferringhi

Adventure Zone is a fun indoor playground for children, nested between Shangri-La’s Golden Sands Resort and Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa in Batu Ferringhi. It is managed by Shangri-La and is arguably one of the best indoor playgrounds in Penang, with a clean and well-maintained environment. Both hotel guests and outside visitors are welcomed. The most exciting facilities… Read More »

Taiping Zoo – A Zoo Near Penang

The nearest zoo to Penang is the Taiping Zoo. It is about 100 kilometres from the Penang Island. Driving from Georgetown, Penang to the Taiping Zoo takes about 1 hour and 25 minutes. The Taiping Zoo & Night Safari opens every day, from 8.30 AM to 6.00 PM. The Night Safari opens from 8.00 PM to 11.00 PM. The… Read More »