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


Exploring Georgetown: Wat Chaya Buddhist Temple

We had such an awesome time exploring Penang.  It’s a shame when I hear people say they don’t want to see stuff, they just want to “drink and chill” – ummm you can do that anywhere!? C’mon guys! Go see the stuff! have a coconut shake and mingle with other cultures. ❤


10,000 BUDDHAS!? KEK LOK SI

Every day is predicted to rain and has done so thus far, however it hasn’t deterred us or prevented us from having a wonderful time! Our motto is if it rains, do it anyway!  Unless it could potentially kill you e.g. hurricane, hail, lightning… Kek Lok Si Temple was incredible.  One of the best temples… Continue Reading