Friday, April 19, 2019

Marco Ferrarese

Marco Ferrarese has lived in Penang since 2009 and is an expert on Malaysia and Borneo. He authored chapters on Malaysia and Brunei for the Rough Guides and published several books. He has written on travel, culture and extreme music in Asia for a variety of international publications and shares his Penang intelligence on the Penang Insider.

Posts by Marco Ferrarese

Flight of the Colugo: an exciting zipline course on top of...

A trip to Penang Hill, the green mountain soaring in the middle of Penang Island, is a great diversion from Penang food, the street...

32 Awesome Things to Do in Penang with Kids

Traveling to Penang with kids is great, because the island has so many things to do for families with their children. If you come...

The Complete Guide for Backpackers in Penang: where to stay, eat...

Like it or not, in recent years backpackers flooded Penang as they travel between Thailand and Kuala Lumpur/Singapore. Penang, in fact, offers a free and 90-days...

Penang Nightlife: 31 Best Places to Go in George Town at...

“Penang's nightlife is slow and there’s nothing much to do”, I often hear Penang first-time visitors say. Really? Well, we’ve lived here long enough to...

The Best Steamboat in Penang? Give Hong Kong-style Chicken Pot a...

Steamboat in Penang is yet another variant of its mouthwatering choice of food. Steamboat, or hotpot, is a Chinese dish prepared by boiling aromatic...

Best Things to Do in Penang for First Time Visitors

First time in Penang and you don’t know what to do? This page is a directory of all the essential things to do in...

Hiking in Penang Hill at Moon Gate: the alternative trekking route...

If you are wondering what to do in Penang Hill, remember that it has plenty of hiking opportunities. We love hiking in Penang Hill:...

The Ultimate Guide to Avatar Penang Secret Garden

Did you know that Penang has a place that looks like the Tree of Souls of the blockbuster movie Avatar? It's Penang Avatar Secret Garden...

Penang Food: 26 Must Eat Dishes to Start your Food Hunt

What to eat in Penang? Praised as one of the best places to eat in Asia, Penang food is rich and varied thanks to...

From Penang to Singapore in a whizz: a review of Scoot...

Penang and Singapore: two islands linked by intriguing British colonial history and, these days, plenty of low-cost flights. Good connections are possibly the main reason why...
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