Category: Beyond George Town

Penang Queensbay Mall Christmas Decorations

 

Christmas decorations in Queensbay Mall, Penang.

Penang Street Art (The Grandmother and the Granddaughter by Julia Volchkova)

The latest mural drawn by Julia Volchkova, a street artist who had also created a number of street art murals in Penang. This latest art work reveals a the relationship portraiture of a family, with a grandmother looking over her small granddaughter, and was inspired a real family that she met.

This large mural is painted on the side of a flat near the Batu Lanchang Market.

Penang Street Food: Ah Leng Char Koay Teow

Located at Zoo Road in Ayer Itam, this main branch of Ah Leng Char Koay Teow can be found at a residential housing area and off the main roads. Ah Leng, the man itself, can usually be seen frying his Char Koay Teow during the evenings (the stall opens in the evening). There is another branch located at Dato Kramat Road, George Town which is usually manned by his children.

Penang Street Food: Wanton Noodles

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A plate of a typical Penang Wanton Noodles (or commonly called Wantan Mee here). Wanton noodles here can be served in both soup or dry style, and is usually accompanied with slides of char siu, vegetables and of course, the wantons.

Penang Hindu Temple: The Waterfall Temple Arch

A beautiful arch-entrance to the Waterfall Hilltop Temple, Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani in Penang.

Wishing all Hindus a Happy Deepavali!

Penang Hindu Temple: A Rooftop of Deities

The intricately sculptured roof of Thanni Malai Murugan Temple, part of the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani (The Waterfall Hilltop Temple) complex in Penang.

Penang Tropical Spice Garden (Scenes from the Garden – Part 2)

One of the highlights of Penang Island is the Tropical Spice Garden, which is located at the Teluk Bahang area of the island. The Penang Tropical Spice Garden is a must visit for someone who is interested and curious about plants, the various types of spices found locally and in general, nature itself.

Apart from being the home of hundreds of plant species, the eco-attraction garden also provides a guided tour about the types of flora or spices found in the garden as well as a cooking class for visitors. There is also a Thai food restaurant and a souvenir shop located within the compound of the garden.

For more information, do visit its official website at https://tropicalspicegarden.com.

Penang Tropical Spice Garden (Scenes from the Garden)

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Scenes from the Garden

One of the highlights of Penang Island is the Tropical Spice Garden, which is located at the Teluk Bahang area of the island. The Penang Tropical Spice Garden is a must visit for someone who is interested and curious about plants, the various types of spices found locally and in general, nature itself.

Apart from being the home of hundreds of plant species, the eco-attraction garden also provides a guided tour about the types of flora or spices found in the garden as well as a cooking class for visitors. There is also a Thai food restaurant and a souvenir shop located within the compound of the garden.

For more information, do visit its official website at https://tropicalspicegarden.com.

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