Category Archives: Recreation

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 »

Christmas Mood At Queensbay Mall, Penang (2017)

The Christmas 2017 decorations are up at the Central Atrium of Queensbay Mall, Penang. This year’s decoration is based on Roman architecture. There are cobbled street, pine trees, Cupid, angel statues, and deer. I like the design where visitors can walk up a staircase to go around the structures. The decorations at Queensbay Mall really captures the spirit… Read More »

Cartoon World Amusement Park In Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Whenever we go to Gurney Paragon Mall, my daughter will always request that we go to the Cartoon World Amusement Park, located on Level 5 of Gurney Paragon Mall. It is a place where children can enjoy themselves. The major attraction of the Cartoon World Amusement Park (at least for my daughter) is the indoor playground with soft… Read More »

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 »