A Trip Down Memory Lane: The Blue Mansion

Tucked in the charming Leith Street, there’s a indigo-blue mansion blends elements of Hakka & Teochew style – so called the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, also known as the Blue Mansion in Penang. This Chinese courtyard-style building, was where Cheong Fatt Tze – the richest man in Nanyang (Southeast Asia), lived with his favourite seventh wife at the end of 19th century. The indigo-blue outer walls, without a doubt, deserves a mention. The paints used was made by indigofera arrecta – one of the major sources that widespread in Penang with a very long history of use as a dye. This natural colorants derived from natural plants was non-fading and has contributed to its sublime beauty.

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Not interested in formal museum? No worry, Penang has a lot of fun and playful museum!

Don’t feel like want to walk on the street while the weather is super hot, but it’s boring to go to shopping mall too, why not we try museum? Museum sounds serious? Nonono, what I’m going to introduce today are interesting and unique museums. You can play around like a kid and also take multiple photos with whatever poses you like. Importantly, most of these museums located at Georgetown heritage site, probably you can include them into your next vacation to Penang.

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The 5 Best Romantic Restaurants to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Penang

When everyone still indulge in celebrating Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day is Coming! Valentine’s Day this year is timed to coincide with the 10th lunar day, making it all the more special. If you’re visiting Penang – the romantic land at this time and get intimidated by the overwhelming choices out there, we’ve got you covered! Here’s the top 5 romantic restaurants in Penang to impress your significant other; Whether you want to surpirse your other half with an unforgettable experience or prepare for confession to your crush, these are the dining picks that suit you best! Wishing you a day filled with love and joy, Happy Valentines!

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Bukit Mertajam Food Guide: Ultimate Must-Try Local Dishes

Penang is well-known as the “food capital”, along with a wide variety of local culinary delights that wait for your discovery! It is easy to spot great food at a good price from every nooks and corners of this beautiful island! But do you know? There’s a hidden food paradise at Penang mainland too! Located just 10 miles away from Penang Island, here’s the wonderful small town called Bukit Mertajam (BM) where you’ll find most of all good food and good people. As the child grew up at Bukit Mertajam, I know where to locate the best food in town and here’s to curate a 24 hours BM food guide for you! Are you ready for the food trip? Let’s have a peek on the “Top 8 Must-Try Food in Bukit Mertajam” and eat like a local!

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Mark your calendar, Penang Chinese New Year Celebrations day-by-day!

Chinese New year is around the corner, I think all of you can’t wait to celebrate a blessed new year! In Malaysia, Penang has the most Chinese among the states and hence, the atmosphere of Chinese New Year in Penang is strong, there are activities almost every day. If you want to experience the lively mood of Penangite celebrating Chinese New Year, and do not mind the crowded people, you will definitely have a good time!

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Pampering for the Body and Soul: Top 5 Best Spa in Penang

Aside from shopping, taking a tour or trying out new foods, soul-purifying getaway for yourself is necessary too when it comes to travel. Penang is blessed with beautiful sea, coastlines and tropical greenery, making it an ideal place to unwind – where you can devote yourself with blissful feeling of spa treatments. Here’s the round-up of the top 5 must-visit wellness spas in Penang – you’ll find wellness escape of all shapes and sizes beckon in this guide!

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Wandering along Clan Jetties – The must-visit floating village in Penang

As a child that grew up in the hustle and bustle of city, I have always been fascinated by the pure beauty of floating village. Despite living among the high-rise buildings and huge roads, I tend to have a soft spot for the picturesque water village thanks to the marine atmosphere, fresh air, blue sea and the natural value that make it truly special. Couldn’t agree more with me? Then you definitely must not miss out this hidden gem in Penang – Clan Jetties.

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