Penang Travel Guide

Travel Guides Visit Penang – Official tourism website for Penang. Penang Travel Guide – Index of Travelfish travel guides. My Island Penang – Destination guide covering sights, activities, and food. Penang Vacations – Tourist attractions, beaches, food, and transport information. Travel Penang Malaysia – How to get there, what to see and do, and where […]

Cafes in Penang for writers and digital nomads

Penang Cafes

Georgetown is a former colonial city on the island of Penang in Malaysia. The old town is lined with colonial-era buildings and and the entire inner city is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. I love visiting Penang and I’ve been numerous times, with visits lasting from 2 days to one month. The food scene […]

Boy on a bike, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Bike Art - Penang

On the streets of Penang there are public art installations that remain from the 2012 George Town Festival. I was here last year and saw the Little Girl in Blue by Ernest Zacharevic. And here he is again with “Boy on a Bike” in Ah Quee Street. Travel Photos: Penang photo gallery

[Travel Photo] Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Georgetown Penang – Malaysia

Sri Mariamman Temple

The Sri Mahamariamman Hindu temple in Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia. Travel Photos: Georgetown photo gallery

In Pictures: Penang through a pinhole

Love Lane Penang

Penang is a place that I return to at least once a year on a visa run from Thailand, and I am always happy to revisit. I call visa runs to Penang food runs, as one of my main motivations to come here is to eat the food that Penang is famous for. I also […]

Street art series in Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Little Girl in Blue

[“Little Girl in Blue” by Ernest Zacharevic – Muntri Street] Spotted around Georgetown is a series of murals which was part of the Georgetown Festival. It was great to see some of these murals still up, which you can read more about here. Travel Photos: Georgetown photo gallery

Where I’m At: Penang – A visa/food run to Malaysia

Trishaw Penang

Greetings from Penang. I am now here for the umpteenth time in my life (I have really lost count by now how many times I’ve been here) for a visa run from Thailand. I’m also calling it a food run to get a fix of Indian food, which Malaysia does so well. [Trishaw in Georgetown […]

Armenian Street, Georgetown Penang – Malaysia

Armenian St

Lebuh Armenian (Armenian Street) is the core zone of the Unesco World Heritage Site of Georgetown on the island of Penang – Malaysia. Travel Photos: Georgetown Photo Gallery

Chiang Mai – An India visa run, in Thailand.

Little India KL

Greetings from Chiang Mai, Thailand. This was not the greetings I was expecting to do for the rest of the year, but Indian bureaucracy had other ideas. I went to Penang with the intention of getting a visa for India while I was there. When I applied to the visa centre, the first item on […]

Penang – My (temporary) island home

Trishaw Dog

Where I’m At: Penang – Malaysia. Greetings from Penang. I have been here for nearly a month now, staying in the World Heritage City of Georgetown. I have been here several time before on shorter visits, and I always knew I would come back to stay for an extended period. I wanted to spend some […]