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Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang

Mail Day – Heritage Event at the E & O Hotel, Penang (May 2010)

The E & O Hotel in Penang is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Celebrate with them at the "Mail Day" Heritage Trail Dinner and Dance on Saturday 15 May.

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Shophouses in Lebuh Leith, Georgetown, Penang

Penang restaurant reviews: other places

A round-up of some places to eat and drink in George Town - the ones we weren't really that keen on, to be frank!

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Flag of Malaysia

Federal Hotel – Kuala Lumpur

"The Federal was built just ahead of Malaysia's independence in August 1957, so it's not a spanking new construction by any means - in fact, it's showing its age a bit...That said, though, the overall standard was not bad at all." Kay and Dave spend a few days at the Federal Hotel, Bukit Bintang.

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The Petronas Towers at dusk

Kuala Lumpur Basics

If you're arriving in a country for the first time, it's helpful to have some idea of what to expect when you get there. Do you need to take local currency with you? Should you book a hotel before you go? How do you get out of the airport? Here's a bit of help for those on their first visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's capital.

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A Quattro Stagioni pizza

Santini/San Francisco Steakhouse – Kuala Lumpur

"What a wonderful contrast with our horrible experience at the Outback. The steak was cooked to perfection, and melted away in the mouth as you chewed it." After a disastrous steak meal at one KL restaurant, Kay and Dave take the "falling off a horse" approach at the San Francisco Steakhouse - and find it's second time lucky.

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