Chew Chinese Clan Jetty, Penang

HAPPY TRAVELS! In the morning we grabbed a bite to eat and walked through the Chinese Clan, Chew Jetty in Georgetown, Penang.  Located in the Penang Heritage Trail Zone, tourists can walk along the wooden boardwalk by houses standing on stilts.  Along the way there is an abundance of souvenir stands and local snacks available.… Continue Reading


A day in the heart of Georgetown

At 1:08, the Chinese words on gold plaques are clan mottoes or phrases of poems. At 1:41, those are name plaques honouring / highlighting/ showing-off prominent current and past members of the clan that spread out everywhere locally and overseas. Using millennial terminology it’s akin to “Lincoln Inn Lawyer Represents!”. The “successful” Khoos likely gave… Continue Reading


Peranakan Mansion, Penang

We were lucky enough to be shown around the Peranakan Mansion by Baba Stanley Teoh who really brought the building to life. There is much to admire within the mansion and the house itself is a wonder, but Baba Stanley Teoh’s interesting anecdotes about the family who lived in the mansion, as well as about… Continue Reading


Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm

As well as the butterflies, there were other creepy crawlies to admire. From stick insects to dragonflies, as well as lizards and reptiles. Basically, my worst nightmares come to life. The tickets were way too expensive in my opinion – RM 60 each!  Some reviews say that you will spend about an hour here.  An… Continue Reading