Georgetown – A Malaysian city with a dash of European flair

Kek Lok Si temple Penang

Malaysia is a land of many cultures, mostly Asian influenced. You can find Malay, Indian and Chinese essence in the surroundings sightseeing, local etiquettes, and cuisine. But there is a place that lets you get a glimpse of European times during Malaysia’s early days in harmony with the Asian feel. Set on the western side of Malaysia is Penang Island. The island has lots to offer from a tourist point of interest, mainly its capital city – Georgetown. The moment you arrive here, you feel as if you have stepped back into Malaysia’s past years. Georgetown was one of British Rule’s earliest colonial settlements in Malaysia. This has left a lasting impression on the township’s settings even after its independence from the British rule. Its well-maintained historic significance has earned it a tag of ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’. Here are some fascinating insights about this quaint township in Penang Island – » Read more