The Cheapest Way Up PENANG HILL

It cost RM30 to take the tram up to the top of Penang Hill. Alternatively you can hike it (takes about 45 min), something we didn’t fancy doing as we climatized to the heat and humidity of Malaysia. We learned that Malaysia doesn’t have seasons, it’s just summer or summer, with a little extra rain… Continue Reading


Penang International Airport to G Hotel Kelawai

I found this hotel to be quite remarkable. The deluxe room and bathroom was spacious and clean. There was a complimentary mini fridge with drinks and chocolates. An assortment of coffee, tea and milo also. The room was generously supplied with nice shampoos, conditioners and soaps. Robes and slippers provided. They really didn’t skimp out… Continue Reading


What is Art? Vancouver Art Gallery

On our last day it was raining and miserable, so we had to cancel our plans to visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge and opted for Chinese food at Phnom Penh in Chinatown and visited the Vancouver Art Gallery.  Usual admission is $24 per person, but on Tuesday nights it is entry by donation — The… Continue Reading