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Penang Travel Events in 2014

Penang Travel Events in 2014

Thai Water Festival Vasakhi Celebration Wesak Day Penang International Lion Dance on Stilts Competition Penang Floral Festival Penang Durian Festival Georgetown World Heritage Day Nuzul Al-Quran

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World Heritage

Penang Street Food

Penang Street Food Guide

Penang Street Food Guide

This guide is based on the author’s own experience and preference, feedback from online and offline surveys. Please use it as a guideline only because different person has his/her own taste bud. The below list from item 1 to 12 is recommended by Tourism Penang Department. 1. 2. 3. 4. & 5. 6. 7. 8. […]

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Tourism News

Lonely Planet picks Penang as top food destination in 2004

Lonely Planet picks Penang as top food destination in 2004

The largest travel guide book publisher in the world, Lonely Planet, has listed Penang as the top culinary hotspot in the world for 2014. The island takes first place over other ‘foodie’ destinations such as Victoria in Australia, Lake District in United Kingdom, Puglia in Italy and Oaxaca in Mexico. Lonely Planet editor, Robin Barton […]

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Video :: Penang last joss stick maker

Video :: Penang last joss stick maker

Master Lee, 83-year old is deemed to be last handmade joss stick maker in Penang. This documentary may serve as last record on this disappearing traditional trade.

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Tourism News

The Guardian UK picks top 40 holiday hotspots in 2014

The Guardian UK picks top 40 holiday hotspots in 2014

Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2014 Start planning your 2014 travels with the help of our top 40 destination round-up. Some are hosting major events, others are under-the-radar places only just starting to attract tourists, but all of them are inspiring or exciting right now 8. George Town, Malaysia Once George Town was named […]

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Tourism News

 Malaysia George Town cleared of swiflet farms ahead of Unesco review

Malaysia George Town cleared of swiflet farms ahead of Unesco review

BY LOOI SUE-CHERN The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) has cleared George Town city of all swiflet breeding operations threatening pre-war building structures, ahead of a review by Unesco, which conferred the city a heritage status in 2008. State local government committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow said swiftlet breeding was risking George Town’s Unesco heritage status, […]

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