Vegetarian Penang Guide – 5 places to eat in George Town

The outside of Ee Beng resturant - one of the highlights of this Vegetarian Penang

This Vegetarian Penang guide looks at places to eat in George Town, the main city on this Malaysian island! It also gives tips as to what else you can find and the kinds of vegetarian food to expect! Malaysia is a diverse country with large Malay, Indian and Chinese populations. As such the food has great diversity and you can find many influences throughout the different ethnic/religious groups. The Malay… Read moreVegetarian Penang Guide – 5 places to eat in George Town

Penang Street Art

George Town Street Art

Penang is an island in Malaysia, and the main city on the island George Town is famous for it’s vibrant street art scene. This gallery is of some of my favourite images that I saw there when I visited in 2016. The scene really took off after Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic was commissioned to paint several murals in the city, and several of the images below are by him. The city is… Read morePenang Street Art

George Town – Penang – Malaysia 2016

George Town is the main city on the island of Penang, near Malaysia’s border with Thailand. I was one of the British colonial Straits Settlements along with Malacca (Melaka) and Singapore.  It’s interesting for both its colonial history and its modern day street art scene. I arrived in Penang on my birthday but as readers of my blog will know I was sick in Malaysia (and have now had to come… Read moreGeorge Town – Penang – Malaysia 2016