DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang

I haven't been back to Penang in ages and I think this is my first visit without my family. Therefore, I had a bit more freedom to do as I wished. The team and I were fortunate enough to stay at the beautiful DoubleTree Resort by Hilton. Situated just adjacent to Batu Ferringhi, the unique beachfront design allow guests across various floors and rooms to have an unobstructed view of beach, sea, and beyond. It was a unique concept and definitely eye-catching when seen from afa

Superstar Libra Songkran Cruise by Star Cruises Malaysia

If you haven't heard, cruising is the new in thing for millennials. It's The Ship paved the way for partying on board cruise ships. And recently, we had one hell of an epic adventure on the Superstar Libra, Star Cruises for their SONGKRAN cruise! That's right... We partied into the sunset as we sailed away from the International Port of Penang and into the night. The Superstar Libra cruises from Penang to Phuket, then Krabi, then back to Penang on a 4D3N round trip. We were b

Ren I Tang, Penang

Sometime in December last year, we decided to take a short trip up north to Penang to enjoy a weekend away. And as we were searching for accommodation in Penang that would let us bring our own bicycles up, Ren I Tang popped up. This hipster boutique hotel and bistro is a popular staycation spot for many Malaysians and foreigners alike because of its central location right in the heart of Georgetown and of course, its classic decor. It is the perfect hotel for cycling enthusia

Macallum Connoisseurs, Penang

While Penang is traditionally known for its Chinese hawker cuisine, namely char kuey teow and ochien (fried oysters), there exist a specialty coffee outlet that fulfils the dreams of coffee lovers on the island. Established in 2015, Macallum Connoisseurs Coffee Company has made its presence felt in Georgetown, serving up the highest quality of brewed coffee and mouthwatering delicacies, rivalling the numerous cafes found in the Klang Valley region. Located at Lebuh Macallum,

Bao Culture Food & Drinks, Penang

Bao Culture Food & Drinks is located in a new area in Penang - the Auto Mall. You can admire beautiful cars as well as the coastline from the cafe and it is one of the best spots in Penang for sunsets. You can even cycle here and park at their bicycle parking lots (which is what we did!). The interior of the shop is decorated in a quirky manner with a container unit housing their kitchen and another makeshift food truck to serve drinks and take orders out of. It is technicall

Metisser Patisserie & Tea Room, Penang

Penang is more than just the char kuey teows and assam laksas... Really. I mean, you can get equally good ones in KL nowadays. So whenever I head up to Penang, I am on the hunt for new hipster cafes and other dining experiences I may not be able to get in KL. A quick search brought my tired feet to Metisser Patisserie. Tired because we had decided to bring out bikes up to Penang for a ride around the island. And boy, was it a good idea! After eating at so many different place