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Nostalgic street art in George Town

George Town is the capital of the state of Penang in northern Malaysia and is one of the country’s main tourist draws. With its gorgeous architecture, atmospheric streets and mouthwatering food, George Town is my favourite city to visit in Malaysia! It’s also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its historic importance […]

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Ten things to do in Penang

Penang is a turtle-shaped island located off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, about 350km northwest of Kuala Lumpur, and is connected to the mainland by the 13 kilometer long Penang Bridge and the 24 kilometer long New Penang Bridge. For centuries, Penang played a strategic role in trading relations between the East and West. […]

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Enchanting spots: Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Penang, Malaysia

Penang is an island off the coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is linked to the mainland by one of the longest bridges in the world. The capital of the state of Penang, Georgetown, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. For hundreds of years, Penang played an influential role in the trading relations between Europe/Middle East […]

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