Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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.

7 Reasons Why You should Visit the Habitat Penang Hill

Until last year, I kind of despised visiting Penang Hill. Why? For sure, it's a great and easy place to go have a feel...

This Could Be the Best Roti Bakar Stall in George Town

Roti Bakar – translated as “burnt bread” – is a British legacy and one of the simplest and most delicious breakfasts you can grab...

5 Well-known (but Unmissable) Festivals in Penang

New visitors almost always come to the island with three things in mind: George Town, Penang Food, and maybe check out one or two...

Penang’s Most Important Foreign Correspondent: Kim Gooi

Foreign correspondent Kim Gooi, born and bred in Penang, is Malaysia’s least celebrated photojournalist. Very few indeed know about this bohemian Asia old hand,...

2 Hours Away: Discover 6 Lesser-Known Mekong Delta Towns by Motorbike

By Marco Ferrarese With a cheap and convenient direct AirAsia flight from Penang to Ho Chi Minh City, now it's possible to reach southern Vietnam's...

Four Georgetown Durian Restaurants To Satiate Your Hunger

Where to eat Durian in Penang? From famous places like Ah Teik Durian stall, to others you may not know about yet, here are 4 of...

The Durian Guy Across From 7-11 on Chulia Street

By Linsday Gasik - Contributing Writer His was the first durian I bought on Penang back in 2012. He’s probably where you bought your first...
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