Penang

Penang Travel Tips

Colonial Penang

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Colonial Georgetown is a topsy-turvy collection of shophouses, trishaws, laneway shops and grand buildings. Portuguese traders from Goa in India first visited here in the 16th century, when Penang ...  Read more

Penang Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 174 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Once known as Betel Nut Island, Penang has been a melting pot of traders and artisans since the British East India Company discovered the charms of this spice island back in 1786. A Malaysian ...  Read more

Day Trips from Penang

By Viator, November 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Located off the northwest coast of Malaysia, the island of Penang enjoys abundant natural beauty and a rich cultural heritage, earning it the nickname “Pearl of the Orient.” From Georgetown, the ...  Read more

The Clan Jetties of Penang

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2013

As traditional Chinese establishments in Malaysia’s quaint town of Penang, clan jetties are an integral part of the country’s heritage and history. With just six jetty clan communities left, they ...  Read more

City of many flavours.

By koalakiss86 , Australia, November 2010

Penang is a culturally diverse place with Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and European infuences. Good for no more than about 4 days to see all you need to see, the food is awesome if you eat at the local ...  Read more

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