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Penang, Malaysia: Experiencing Kampung (Village) Homestays

Posted on August 14, 2014

Enjoy Malaysian hospitality at a homestay in Penang Malaysia has an extensive network of village cooperatives throughout the country that run homestays for both domestic and foreign tourists. I’ve blogged about my homestay experience in Negeri Sembilan, and was given the opportunity to try out the homestay program in another state – Penang. At the Jom Jelajah Koperasi (Let’s Explore Cooperatives) 2014 media trip organized by Gaya Travel Magazine and Suhuranjaya Koperasi Malaysia (SKM), we got to visit four kampungs (villages) in Penang – the popular heritage stateRead More

Penang, Malaysia: Penang Camera Museum [SP]

Posted on February 4, 2014

The Camera Museum in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Photo by www.timeout.com Photography enthusiasts will be delighted by the latest attraction in George Town’s historic quarter, the Penang Camera Museum, which opened only last October 2013. Housed in a restored pre-war shophouse, the museum traces three centuries of the development of the camera.Touted as “the first camera museum in Southeast Asia”, there are over 300 cameras on display. Among the cameras in the collection are daguerreotype, box camera, folding camera, largeRead More

Penang, Malaysia: ESCAPE AdventurePlay Park [SP]

Posted on February 3, 2014

The Monkey Business rope course at ESCAPE AdventurePlay in Penang, Malaysia ESCAPE is a new eco-friendly adventure park in Penang, Malaysia that rallies the mantra of “low tech, high fun”, reintroducing outdoor play to visitors in a natural environment. Setting itself from other adventure parks, ESCAPE has employed eco-friendly practices to ensure environmental sustainability such as rainwater collection, filtration ponds, recycled construction materials and green roofing. As a matter of fact, the manmade buildings in the park are actually repurposedRead More

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