One of Penang’s most popular destinations (in fact, it’s the second most popular destination after Georgetown), Batu Feringghi consists of a long stretch of soft, white sandy beach along a winding road named Jalan Batu Feringghi, filled with a host of accommodation and dining options.
Its night market is quite legendary, while its waters are popular spots for a range of water sports activities such as parasailing and windsurfing.
The Tourism Ministry’s nationwide Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Cycling Package campaign kicked off with a 3.8km tour of the George Town heritage sites.
10 liondance troupes presented their best moves and stunts to grab the title crown at the 7th Annual Traditional Lion Dance Competition at Gurney Plaza in Penang on Sunday.
More than 150 cultural activities attracted about 100,000 visitors during the annual Penang Chinese New Year Cultural and Heritage Celebration in George Town on Saturday.
Pack up your gears, hop onto a bicycle and prepare to see the nitty gritties of Penang as David takes you on a guided tour around Nibong Tebal. David’s big personality more than makes up for the spartan accommodation and sore muscles.
Locals and tourists took advantage of the public holiday to celebrate George Town Festival 2010. This is the first year a public holiday had been declared in Penang following the listing of George Town and Malacca as Unesco World heritage sites last year.
It’s a mock wedding yet showcase a traditional Baba Nyonya wedding complete with traditional costumes, decorated bridal bed, tea ceremony. It was part of The Star’s Now & Forever – A Carnival of Love bridal event held recently in Penang.