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Sheraton Dinner Buffet – Penang

"On the face of it, the choice looked good enough for us to decide to eat there. On closer inspection, there were so many things worryingly wrong that I even took the time to write a whole page of faults and subsequently discuss them with the duty manager." Kay and Dave have a dining experience they'd rather forget.

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Hotel 1926 – Penang

"We had a 'superior' room which was rather cramped so I would be wary of taking a standard sized one. The room contained one of the smallest double beds I have ever seen. Even so. the sheets were too small for the bed." Kay and Dave get less than they bargained for from the Hotel 1926 in Penang.

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Sushi King – Penang

"The staff are very friendly and helpful, and the food is tasty. It's not as good as some other Japanese fast food chains, though. Salmon appeared to be brought in ready-cut in plastic packets. It was still nice but it lacked the freshness we've come to expect elsewhere." Kay and Dave review the branch of Sushi King at Georgetown's Prangin Mall.

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Francis Light's grave in the Christian cemetery in Georgetown, Penang

George Town, Penang: a walking tour

George Town, the capital of Penang and the second largest city in Malaysia, has one of the largest collections of 19th and 20th century buildings in South East Asia. The easiest way to see the old town area is on foot. Here's a suggested walking tour, with clickable images. (Part One)

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British Expat Newsletter:
25 November 2004

This week: ID cards - and the UK Government's plans to introduce a scheme in Britain.

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