Category Archives: Malaysia

Here are some blog posts about backpacking in Malaysia, the home of great food.

Day 252 – Malaysia to Thailand and a sushi buffet in Hat Yai

Our final day in Malaysia and onto Thailand, the ultimate backpackers country. We had to take a local bus to the ferry terminal in Penang. Note that this journey is free and not the other way round. The set up … Continue reading

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Day 251 – Tour of Cheong Fat Tze’s Blue Mansion in Penang

We decided to visit the Cheong Fat Tze Mansion which is one of the “things” to do in Penang apart from eat. The huge blue mansion is on the edge of the new town and the old town. The house was owned … Continue reading

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Day 250 – Posting presents home from Penang

We decided to head to the beach, we jumped on the local bus to Batu Feringgi a beach resort on the north of the island. We soaked up the sun and watched on at the amazing sight of a women … Continue reading

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Day 249 – A trip to Tesco … in Penang

For some reason, we find visiting local supermarkets quite interesting, seeing what kind of produce is on offer and the prices of things. So when we heard that there was a Tesco nearby, with no plans for the day, we … Continue reading

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Day 248 – Arriving in Penang

Having spent the past day feasting on some of the best food we’ve eaten in Malaysia so far in Taiping, we were looking forward to getting to Penang which has been dubbed as the food capital of the country. Just … Continue reading

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