A Backpacker’s Guide to Penang

Lifestyle, Travel Jan 9, 2018

Penang, with its inexpensive style of living and not to forget, the tranquil scenic and palatable food which will cause a bombastic sensation to your taste buds. With their varying cultures and multifaceted races- we assure you will receive the experience of your lifetime.

Penang’s iconic street murals

Penang Street Mural

Along the hushed street pathways, their street murals are usually hidden in secluded areas. With pure luck, you will be able to take a glimpse of all the personalized and distinctive pieces- each piece has their own story, and will speak to you respectively.

A blend of sweet and savory!

Penang will overwhelm you with their endless fusion of food. From one end of the palate to the other, both sweet and savory- you can have the best of both worlds! With the warm ambiance of the atmosphere, and the striking sunlight trapping you on all ends, a rejuvenating coconut-ice cream could result in a cooling sensation so you could reach a middle-ground between the warmness and a tinge of coldness.

The classic ‘Assam Laksa’ with its rich and flavorful ingredients- once you’ve succumbed to tasting it, your taste buds will burst in colors. The signature ‘Char Koay Teow’; a famous dish favored by everyone in Penang- a must try.

Penang Char Koay Teow

A taste of nature

If you want to indulge in the clear blue air, visit the waterfalls of Tiki Kerawang- not only will you be under the spotlight as the refreshing freshwater drizzles down your body, but you will certainly be intrigued by the magnitude of the waterfall.

Trek through Penang’s National Park to discover the additional hidden gems, with a zig-zag of pathways, each trekking trails leading you to different specialties; waterfalls, beaches or even natural pools!

Penang Island Beaches

A place to stay

Finding a hotel to cater for your limited budget may be easy, but being able to find an affordable place to stay whilst still providing a wide range of activities and facilities requires tremendous effort and time. Time is precious, especially during vacation seasons. However, we ought to make your life easier by suggesting the Holiday Inn Resort Penang, situated nearby Batu Ferringhi Beach.

Holiday Inn Resort Penang

You have the luxury to participate and make yourself feel at home with their inclusive resort activities- namely, beach volleyball, sepak takraw etc. If you prefer to just relax, feel free to visit “The Spacation” or even go for a quick swim in our pool! The choices you have are really endless here. Remember to treat yourself during the span of your stay and make use of all the facilities they provide.

Check out this link for for reservation: http://penang.holidayinnresorts.com/

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