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Editor's picks

Tuku Iho: Living Legacy
Arts & Entertainment

An exhibition of Maori art from New Zealand.

Project 9
Arts & Entertainment

Project 9 is a Malaysian-Australian collaborative art project.

Tree Bar

Not just a tree, it's a bar.

Things to do

Penang Bird Park

Largest bird park of its kind in Malaysia and home to over 300 species from around the world.


Three schoolmates unite their love for food by setting up Burmah108.

Project Occupy Beach Street

Every Sunday, this project will clear the roads for street soccer, car boot sales and more.

Where to Stay

G Hotel Kelawai

G Hotel's latest accommodation is due to open in 2014.

Lang Hoose

This hotel-bar-cafe exudes rustic charm and is decorated with vibrant colours pleasing to the eye.


Sinkeh has no means of being in the know and hides itself discreetly along Lebuh Melayu.

Eating Out

Busy Bodhi Cafe

You could settle for coffee here but grown ups are more than welcome to enjoy their whisky instead.

Just Something

If you value childhood toys and vintage atmosphere, Just Something may just be your type of cafe.

Baa Baa Black Sheep

The café’s simple and straightforward interior reflects clearly the kind of western fare it serves.

Arts & Entertainment

South East Asian Film Showcase

SEA Film Showcase will highlight the film work of Teuku Zakaria bin Teuku Nyak Puteh otherwise known as P. Ramlee, the legendary actor, director, and musician.

Boria Fest

The Boria is a Penang Malay-Jawi Peranakan parody theatre which originates from the ancient Persian ta'ziyeh.

George Town Festival 2014: Two Houses

This play is an epic tale of two cities.

Bars, Pubs & Clubs

Wine Lovers Soiree at That Little Wine Bar

Every Thursday, That Little Wine Bar opens its doors for a weekly soiree for wine lovers.

C&J Alabama Shake

Bringing a hint of Southern flair to Penang is C&J Alabama Shake nestled in the heart of George Town.

Mish Mash

Molecular mixology style drinks in this cafe, tobacconist and gallery rolled into one. We like it!