Crepe Cottage

Feeling sad and under the cloud? Need something to cheer you up? Something like food? Dessert to be more specific? Also to all food and dessert lovers, I present to you Crepe Cottage at Gurney, Penang! They sell not only crepes and desserts but also main courses. I had a bad day and after having […]

Gala House Restaurant & Cafe – Muntri Street, Penang

Turn left from Love Lane into Muntri Street, proceed down to the end of the street and you will see Gala House Restaurant & Cafe on your right. Gala House is a Western-Asian Fusion. This cosy little cafe serves a variety of main dishes from steak to fish and chips to spaghetti. It is a […]

Bus 206: Ezelina

Before getting off the bus, she shouted to me her name. “Ezelina”. I wasn’t sure if I heard it correctly but it sounded like that. She was a sweet and curious native Sabahan. Being in Penang for the first time, probably also her first place in the whole of Peninsula, she saw everything here in […]

Bus 206: Her smile

She smiled to me, and I smiled back. The bus started moving again. I noticed that she had these really pretty Birkenstock sandals, they had flowery patterns, our conversation started from there. Her name was Vanessa and she was from the mainland of Penang. She asked for my age and was really shocked by my […]

Dining in an art

Being here is like being in a work of art. Macalister Mansion, built in the early 1900s. Yes, it is a mansion converted into a boutique hotel located along Macalister Road in Penang. It is named in honour of Sir Norman Macalister, one of the first British Governors of Penang, formerly known as  Prince of […]