The Wesley Methodist Church in George Town, Penang, with the Sheraton Hotel rising behind.
It is that time of year again where colours, festivities and good food are abundant. Gigi Ivanna takes a look at how Chinese New Year is celebrated by the people of Malaysia.
In Part Two of his visit to Pulau Tiga (“Survivor Island”), Daryl Yap goes frolicking in a muddy pool…
Pulau Tiga in Sabah, Malaysia is known as “Survivor Island”, because the first season of the hit television series was filmed there. Daryl Yep spent a few days there and lived to tell about his adventures, including searching for highly venomous sea kraits.
There is no doubt that a city instantly becomes more appealing when a friend or relative moves there. Why wouldn’t it? Free accommodation with a built-in tour guide and a possible airport pick-up to boot. But what’s the best way to handle the scores of eager holiday makers arriving on your doorstep ready to sample your hospitality at Hotel Gratis? Susie Hogg gives us some advice.
Details of an exciting event to be held at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in November 2010, celebrating the expat community’s presence and contribution towards the development of Penang throughout the long and fascinating history of the island.