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


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


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