Penang Airport Taxi Fare
Sep17

Penang Airport Taxi Fare

This is the information I got from Penang International Airport when searching for taxi information. I posted it to share here with hope that it will provide some of the useful information guide when you are coming to Penang, Malaysia or you are taking taxi back to your home. The charges basically divided by zones, day time and night time, also type of taxi (car or van). Table below shows the taxi fare. Passenger is required to buy...

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Kuan Yin Temple, Penang after renewly renovated
Aug31

Kuan Yin Temple, Penang after renewly renovated

These photos were taken at Kuan Yin Temple at Georgetown, Penang after the renovation works completed and reopened to public again. A very significant after the renovation works, the temple’s management has decided not to allow prayer to bring in the smoky joss stick inside the temple to prevent the interior being polluted again.   The wall has been repainted and the wiring has been replaced with new wire. Newly painted...

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Cheese Swiss Roll from Indonesia
Mar03

Cheese Swiss Roll from Indonesia

This cake was introduced by a friend from Medan, Indonesia during her visit to Penang last year. Recently I managed to get this cake while visited to Medan. The taste is simply delicious. Cheese Swiss Roll This is the swiss roll which made of cheese as the major flavour. Each roll approximate 600g come in a box with plain cheese and chocolate chips. As understood from the local friend, there are a few bakeries selling this swiss roll....

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Travel Info: Electric Power Plug Standard for Medan, Indonesia
Mar02

Travel Info: Electric Power Plug Standard for Medan, Indonesia

Recently I have chance to travel to Medan, Indonesia for short business trip. Electrical plug standard is different from country to country. As in Malaysia, our electrical plug standards is follow British standard (BS1363 Type G) across the nation, so we have no problem no matter where we go within the country. However, I discovered that the power plug type is not standardized in Medan, Indonesia. As this is the first time I been...

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Penang Snake Temple CNY 2013 Celebration
Feb15

Penang Snake Temple CNY 2013 Celebration

As usual, Penang Snake Temple will celebrate the birthday of Chor Soo Kong(清水祖师)on the 6th of Chinese New Year. This is one of the most happening event for Chinese community in Penang. Snake Temple is located at Bayan Lepas, on the way towards Bayan Lepas International Airport and inside Bayan Lepas Industrial Park. This is one of the famous and oldest temple with present of life snake in the temple with its history since 1873. It was...

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God of Wealth Temple in Paya Terubong, Penang
Dec24

God of Wealth Temple in Paya Terubong, Penang

God of Wealth or God of Fortune is the god in Chinese’s believe in charge of wealth. He is most welcome by people as he will give wealth. This temple is located at Paya Terubong, Penang. It said to be the temple which has the tallest statue of God of Wealth in the world. This temple is located on a hill with a very narrow tar build path way which only can serve only one car at each time. The entrance of this temple is located...

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