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Urban Sketchers Penang

We discovered Urban Sketchers when we were planning a trip to Penang, Malaysia. During the three months that we’ve spent in George Town, we’ve participated in their… 58 more words

Travel Experiences

Tua Pek Kong Festival

There always seems to be a celebration or festival happening in George Town, Penang.

Earlier this month, the Poh Hock Seah Temple on George Town’s famous Armenian Street hosted the 3-day birthday celebration of the Taoist God of Prosperity, Tua Pek Kong. 45 more words

Travel Experiences

The Presence Of Absence

The Armenian church is in Georgetown, the chaotic trading quarter of Chennai that I don’t ordinarily frequent. The last time I ventured into the area was in search of a particular shade and texture of hand made paper for invites to my stone furniture sale! 756 more words


Street art spices up Penang's historic George Town

Each Saturday night, the grey cobble stones of Armenian Street in Penang’s George Town heave with market-goers of all ages as colourful market stalls unfurl along its length selling everything from beaded earrings to pungent durian ices. 309 more words




Hidden cafes, street art around every corner, tiny shops bursting with antiques and curiosities – George Town, Penang is my kind of place. One of my final stops before returning to Kuala Lumpur to fly home. 161 more words



Penang’s capital, George Town has always been a constant enticement for drawing both international and local visitors. Voted the most live-able city in Malaysia, the town was also together with Malacca declared a… 131 more words