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Pulau Tikus area guide

Contrary to its unwholesome designation, Pulau Tikus isn’t crawling with vermin, but is instead chock-full of good eats and scenic sites

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The best art galleries in Penang

Penang has more than just graffiti and street art. Here are the modern art galleries you should check out

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Ernest Zacharevic interview

Young, eminent and widely travelled, Lithuanian-born artist Ernest Zacharevic has left his mark in myriad cities throughout the globe

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Restaurants

Top 6 durian desserts to try in Penang

Featuring reative twists to enjoying the King of Fruits, sorted by pungency factor

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Out now: Insider's guide to Penang 2015/16

Your ultimate guide to Penang – now in a handy travel-friendly size. Get the best in hotels, food, culture, attractions and nightlife

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The best of Penang

Hotels

Best luxury boutique hotels in Penang

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Kids

Best things to do outdoors for kids

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Art

Penang's best art galleries

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Shopping

Best markets in Penang

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Nightlife

Penang's best bars with a view

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50 things to do in Penang

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Heritage

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Top heritage hotels in Penang

The Blue Mansion by Samadhi

A Chinese courtyard-style mansion built on Feng Shui principles

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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Historical building with luxurious rooms overlooking the sea

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Seven Terraces

This boutique hotel features seven Anglo Chinese shophouses restored to their former glory

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Eight Rooms

Colonial building with hyper modern, design forward interior

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Lone Pine Hotel

A quaint, historial hotel by the beach in Batu Ferringhi

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Muntri Mews

Heritage building given a modern upgrade, with a garden to boot

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