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[JB EATS] Restoran Kota Zheng Zong Bak Kut Teh (哥打正宗肉骨茶)At Taman Sentosa

Restoran Kota Zheng Zong Bak Kut Teh located at Taman Sentosa is somehow associated with Kiang Kee Bak Kut Teh. For those who are not familiar, Kiang Kee Bak Kut Teh is well-known family business bak kut teh near Kota Tinggi. It is owned by my secondary school friend’s father and I used to frequent the place. Continue reading [JB EATS] Restoran Kota Zheng Zong Bak Kut Teh (哥打正宗肉骨茶)At Taman Sentosa

[M’SIA Travels] A Trip to Kulai & Batu Pahat With Family

It has been years since my last road trip with my family. My dad decided to head over to Batu Pahat for a day trip on last Saturday. It was an impromptu trip as he decided a night before. He woke us up early morning and start out road trip by taking the route from Kulai, Johor. Continue reading [M’SIA Travels] A Trip to Kulai & Batu Pahat With Family


Malaysia which is known as Tanah Melayu previously has two region; Penisular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Borneo). Penisular Malaysia consists of 13 states and East Malaysia has 2 states. Sarawak is one of the states listed under East Malaysia and Kuching is the capital of Sarawak. It is also known as Bumi Kenyalang which is called Land of the Hornbills in English. There is so much to explore from the diverse culture, attractions and of course the foods. Continue reading [SARAWAK EATS] 11 MUST-TRY FOODS IN KUCHING, SARAWAK

[JB EATS] 5 New Cafes/ Restaurants To Visit in Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru cafes have been going strong recent years. There are new cafes opening almost every month. I don’t even have time to explore them recently. I think it’s time for me to update my café hopping list by foot and café hopping in Mount Austin soon. Continue reading [JB EATS] 5 New Cafes/ Restaurants To Visit in Johor Bahru


Another Korean Dessert Café opened in Johor Bahru in February 2017 and this time is located in Permas Jaya. Homibing Korean Dessert Café is the latest addition café in Johor Bahru. It is located along the new shop houses along Jalan Permas 1/15. It is approximately 30 minutes drive from the town. The whole building looks grand and has the classic exterior look. The interior is nicely decorated and perfect for #ootd shots. Continue reading [JB EATS] HOMIBING PERMAS JAYA- ANOTHER KOREAN DESSERT CAFÉ IN JOHOR BAHRU (CLOSED)


Nasi Kandar is one of the signature Malaysian dish and is also a Penang staple. Nasi Kandar is quite similar as Chinese chai peng but this is a plate of steamed rice with variety of curry-based meat dishes and vegetables. I was in Penang sometime back and decided to check out one of the famous Nasi Kandar Beratur around 10pm at night. Continue reading [PENANG EATS] LIYAQAT ALI NASI KANDAR BERATUR

[PENANG HOTEL REVIEW] Staycation At Hotel Penaga | Georgetown Penang

Hotel Penaga is situated within UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of Georgetown, Penang Malaysia. The hotel was converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terrace and shophouses, facing Hutton, Transfer Road and Clark Street into a boutique hotel with 45 beautiful spacing rooms, a restaurant, bar and a lounge that maintains the hidden gem of Hotel Penaga.

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It was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to explore the place.
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There are few room types available in Hotel Penaga. This includes the Hutton Rooms with 40 square meters, Transfer Suites available from 60-70 square meters, 140 square meters of Clark Terraces and Penaga Suites. Each house/rooms are fully refurbished and separated from the other hotel buildings and the lobby.

We checked-in to Clark Terrace, one of the concepts that suits for family or friends. Clark Terrace is a whole terrace house with rooms furnished with antiques, classic modern pieces and stunning works of art.
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There is a mini bar with an open concept kitchen as well.
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Spot the private Jacuzzi spa right at the back garden with privacy.
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As we moved up to second floor, there are two bedrooms and bathrooms with a balcony overlooking the garden. Each room are beautifully decorated with individual pieces of reconstructed antique furniture. And the bed was superb cosy and comfortable.
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Moving on is the facilities of the hotel.
The lap pool is located right outside the Cinnamon Restaurant.
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Indulge in Penaga Spa by Tanamera located in the gardens of the Penaga Hotel. There are a total of three double rooms that are equipped with bathroom for changing, shower and sauna. Everything in one!
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Hotel Penaga also offers breakfast for hotel guests at The Cinnamon. As you walked next to the restaurant, there is a business centre and library, which are available for hotel guests to fully utilise during the stay.
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It was a pleasant stay with Hotel Penaga. The staffs are helpful and attentive during our stay. It is a wonderful way to experience the heritage in the heart of bustling city. And of course the hotel location is strategic where we can easily travel around the food places and tourists attraction.
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Read about my Penang Food Posts here & Penang Attraction Places here.

Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke
10050 George Town, Penang Malaysia
Tel: +6042611891
Website: www.hotelpenaga.com

[This is a hosted stay.No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are honest and are my own.]
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