Monday, March 4, 2024

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.

Allen Tan shares his secrets on how to enjoy Penang’s Nature

Allen in His Own Words I’m a born and bred Penang Boy, and after living and working abroad for a few years (in Hong Kong,...

Grab Penang: 5 reasons why it’s better than taxis

LATEST NEWS:  Grab Takes Over Uber in Malaysia From April 8th, 2018, Uber (including its services Uber Eats and Uber for Business) ceased operations in Malaysia and Southeast...

Do you make these 10 mistakes when you travel to Penang...

Going to Penang for the first time can be confusing, and making a few mistakes as a first-timer is very normal. But we believe...

Timothy Tye: The Man behind Penang Travel Tips

This is an interview with Timothy Tye, the man behind Penang Travel Tips, possibly the world's most popular Penang-focused travel site. Penang Travel Tips has over 20,000...

14 Reasons to Make Penang Your Home

What are the reasons to make Penang home? And why many end up staying long-term? There are several answers, which usually involve one of...

5 Definite Highlights from George Town Festival 2017 Week One

This is a busy year for Joe Sidek’s Productions: right after curating the first edition of Kuching’s Rainforest Fringe Festival, the team returned to...

Why Penangites move to Australia? A conversation with Antoine Loncle, photographer

Antoine in his own words I was born in Penang. With a Serani mom and a French dad, that phrase often confuses people. I’ve got...

The 3 Highlights of Kuching’s Rainforest Fringe Festival 2017

You may wonder why a Penang-focused blog wanted to publish a post about the 20th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching,...

The Best Place to Stay in Penang: a Neighborhood-to-Neighborhood guide

In this article, we will tackle a very important topic that few other sites have unpacked properly: where is the best place to stay in...

5 more great places to chill in Penang (that Penang Foodie...

The Penang Foodie blog compiled a list of what they believe are the 10 Best Places to Chill on the island. Their post went viral, and...