On Georgetown’s most popular street for tourists, Chulia St, you’ll find the fabulous Yeap noodles shop. Serving fat, tasty and delicious noodles. I’ve stayed near and walked Chulia St more times than I can remember and somehow never tried Yeap noodles. Always walked past, but never tried. This visit I checked them out and for […]
Visiting Penang From Thailand
Just south of the south of Thailand is the Malaysian Island, Penang. The tropical Island is an interesting destination to visit for its Colonial buildings, history, attractions and of course its variety of fantastic places to eat.
Even if you just need to renew or apply for a Thai visa Penang is definitely worth a visit.
Air Itam dam is not one the most popular of tourist destinations on the Island of Penang. Many visitors arrive at Air Itam to visit the popular and beautiful Penang Hills and Kek Lok Si temple. It would be a tough day and exhausting to visit Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si and the Dam in […]
Taking the scenic route from Butterworth in Penang to Bangkok train? You’ll need a plan and information on how and what to do. I wrote about the Bangkok to Butterworth journey here that covers more information than this article does about what to expect on the train (food, sleeping and the restaurant at Padang Besar). […]
Taking the Penang ferry is the mode of transport taken to Penang Island from the mainland (Butterworth) which is easily accessed from Butterworth railway station. Arriving From Padang Besar by Train If you have just done the trip from Thailand to Padang Besar you will find signs giving you directions from Butterworth station to the […]
I’ve taken the super slow Bangkok to Butterworth, Penang Train journey a few times now. However, recently the train that went direct from Bangkok to Butterworth has now changed (since July – August 2016). Platform 3 Hua Lamphong Railway Station (Bangkok) This is the platform for train 45 to Padang Besar (Thai & Malay Border). […]