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Penang: Day 2

We woke up early to go to Pulau Tikus to Restaurant New Cathay for breakfast. A friend recommended that we should go there and eat the Koay Chap, which we did. 132 more words


The Art of Living Alone

My husband’s in India attending a family crisis and I am suddenly, without warning all by myself in our apartment. It may sound ludicrous (to me it did when I hit this realisation) that I may be a loner, but I do not like to be lonely. 773 more words

Daily Vignettes

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