Known as the “Pearl of the Orient,” Penang is a place to relax, eat delicious food to the brink of misery, and appreciate Malaysia in a new way. Malaysians are quite proud of their large island — and they should be!
A legacy of immigration and colonization in Penang has produced what is arguably some of the best cuisine in all of Southeast Asia. Penang hawker food combines the best of Malay with influences from Chinese and Indian immigrants to produce mouthwatering creations.
Superb food is not the only indulgence on the island. You’ll find hip museums and art galleries along with plenty of other things to do in Penang. Georgetown may have some grubby edges, but it’s not only charming, it’s groovy.
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