Penang is a shopper’s paradise with its many old-fashion antique stalls, local “Pasar Malam” night market and modern shopping complexes. A piece of advice: be sure to use your haggling skills while you shop. Penangites love to eat – a well-known fact, and at all times of day you will find locals indulging in their favourite pastime – food! A walk along Gurney Drive will stimulate your senses as it boasts of some of Penang’s best street food. Succumb to the temptation and enjoy traditional local favourites like nasi lemak to satay to char koay teow.
While in Penang, enjoy the cool mountain air and spectacular views of the city as you take the funicular train up Penang Hill. A year round destination, this beautiful island beckons you to discover the land of captivating diversity.