Top 5 reasons why you should visit Penang this weekend | Tips : Hidden Gems suggested by Penangnites

Top 5 reasons why you should visit Penang this weekend | Tips : Hidden Gems suggested by Penangnites

#1  Because you can’t go overseas yet…we are still in RMCO
Obviously~ with the pandemic and everything, travelling overseas is definitely a no-no for now. But there’s many places in Malaysia that is best for you to go have a short trip! Such as today’s focus – Penang!

#2  All food is delicious!

There’s a saying, you can order any food at any place in Penang, and it will not fail you. Well, some might disgree to that, but it seems true to many travelers. You might have tried all the famous dishes, such as Char Koay Teow, Penang Laksa, Ikan Bakar, Mee Goreng Mamak and hundreds more, but it’s time to step up the food-hunting game! Here’s some suggestion from a local Penangnites that you might want to add to your list :-

Ptt Street Koay Teow Thnd 椰脚粿条汤 (Non-halal)

Address : 183, Lebuh Carnarvon, 10100 George Town, Penang.
Remarks : Be sure you reach there before 8am!

Bangkok Lane’s Mee Goreng Mamak

Address : 280, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Remarks : You can try “Mee Goreng Tambah Kuah”

Medan Selera Tanjung Bunga’s Nasi Melayu Lidiana

Address : Pesiaran Tanjung Bunga, Tanjung Bungah, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang

Remarks : It is right opposite the famous Masjid Terapung

Wood-Fire Pizza

Address : 171-J, Jalan Argyll, 10450, George Town, Penang (Opposite Livingston Tower)
Remarks : TAKEAWAY ONLY! You may call 012-4512354 to pre-order.

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I couldn't believe what I saw… An elderly couple making pizzas from a coffeshop (Sin Kim San Cafe) with self-made brick oven! I've never seen this before, definitely not at home in Singapore! What we have here in hawker center or coffeeshops are either operated by youngsters or foreigners. They've been around for a long time, more then 10 years at least. They're immensely popular. When I was there, waiting time was at least 3-4 hour so I placed order to be collected the next day. The pizza was good! Nice flavors, enough cheese and ingredients. Nothing to complain. Difinitely will go back again. #Sgfood #sgfoodie #foodies #foodphotography #foodie #foodgasm #foodporn #foodpics #food #foodoftheday #foodstagram #singaporefood #homecooked #canonsingapore #penang #penangfood #pizza

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#3  IG worthy Photo spots

Yes, you’ve probably have a pendrive full of photos when you last visit Penang, and thinking that you might have taken photos of all the places. Worry not, you will need another pendrive after this trip!

Just to name a few :-

Norm Micro Roastery

Address : 13, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Remarks : Don’t get confused, there are 2 Norm cafe in Penang, and this newly opened cafe will surely be Insta worthy.

The Prestige Hotel

Remarks : Not that you have to spent a night there only can get your new IG photo, but just the outside of the hotel is nice enough. And it is right opposite Norm Micro Roastery!

The Habitat Penang Hill
Remarks : There’s a entrance fees for this, but it’s quite worth it.

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Jangan lupa mampir ke sini saat di Penang Hill! ? . ?Merasakan hutan hujan tropis langsung di sini yuk guys! The Habitat memang tempat yang cocok buat kamu yang ingin mengeksplor langsung seperti apa hutan hujan tropis itu✨ . ?Pokoknya seru banget di sini udaranya sangat beda, lebih sejuk dan pemandangannya juga membuat tubuh kita rileks! Jangan lupa ada kegiatan yang bisa kamu lakukan juga di sini?? . ??‍♀️Bila kamu ingin lebih dekat dengan alam dan tidak takut ketinggian, naiklah zipline bernama Flight of The Colugo. Kamu bisa memilih untuk naik sendiri atau berdua loh! Harganya RM 160 untuk dewasa dan RM 140 untuk anak-anak? . ?️Ingin mengenal lebih jauh sejarah hutan hujan tropis beserta flora dan faunanya? Yuk ikutan The Kancil Walk. Kamu akan dipandu oleh naturalis langsung. Harganya RM 85 untuk dewasa dan 55 untuk anak-anak? . ?Yang membedakan The Habitat dengan yang lain adalah dengan adanya Tree Top Walk bernama Curtis Crest. Bentuknya memutar dan kamu bisa melihat pemandangan hutan, laut dan sebagian kecil dari George Town! Bagus juga kalau lagi sunset di sini. Kamu bisa mengambil foto terbaikmu. Harganya RM 95 untuk dewasa dan RM 65 untuk anak-anak?‍?‍?‍? . ?Masuk ke dalam taman ini juga ada tiket masuknya seharga RM 55 dewasa dan RM 35 anak-anak ?Jam buka: 9.30 am – 6 pm tiap hari ?How to get there: naik kereta dari Penang Hill Lower Station di Bukit Bendara. Harga tiketnya RM 30 untuk PP . ?Photo credit: @carltks @ooowenong @_reiikoyuii #TravelWithMGB #HaveFunWithMGB #thehabitat #penanghill #hutanhujantropis #lockdownmalaysia #movementcontrolordermalaysia #MCOMalaysia #perintahkawalanpergerakan #malaysia #malaysiatravel #malaysian #malaysiatrulyasia #instamalaysia #visitmalaysia #malaysianews #kualalumpur #kualalumpurtravel #visitkualalumpur #coronavirusnews #coronavirusupdate #coronavirusmalaysia #coronavirus #coronavirusmalaysia2020 #malaysia2020

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Jambatan Harapan Spiral Bridge

Remarks : A lovely footbridge with lights and sea side view. Also, there’s a new installation! And it is near to Queensbay Mall.

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