What do you get when you mix the British colonial era with the hustle and bustle of modern day Asia?
Why Malaysia’s Penang of course.
WG Trunk Co headed to the largest island along the northwest coast of Malaysia to get lost in the old world charm of George Town’s well-preserved heritage buildings and enjoy the diverse traditions of the multicultural populace.
Oh and did we mention the food?
Official Country Name: Malaysia
How are you?: Apa khabar? // Thanks: Terima kasih // Cheers: Yam seng!
Brews of note: Teh Tarik – frothy “pulled” milk tea
Favourite Bites: Char kway chow – Stir fried rice noodles // Laksa Assam – tangy fish soup with noodles // Nasi Kandar // Nasi lemak
Random fact: Penang was Britain's first settlement in Southeast Asia