Author Archive | Sharon Lim

Top 10 Things to do in Sekinchan

Top 10 things to do in Sekinchan

Writing about all things Penang has and always will be the heartbeat of our blog posts here. Having said that; quite recently, we visited a unique place in Malaysia and we just wanted to share it with you because I’m most certain you’d love this place too. Hidden in the state of Selangor is a small town called Sekinchan. We have […]

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List of International Schools in Penang

International Schools in Penang

Penang has seen much progress in terms of the choices of good education available here. In the past several years alone, there have been a growth of popularity for private education amongst the locals here which has brought about the establishments of more international schools, home-schooling centres and private Malaysian schools all over the island as […]

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Kids Friendly Hotels in Penang

Best Hotels for Kids in Penang

Holidays can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. As an individual, it is a time to put aside my hectic routines of everyday life for a much needed time of R&R. But like any parent of young children, my first concern is finding the right place to stay for my family. I realize that the right accommodation can put your child […]

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2015 Events in Penang

2015 Events in Penang

This page contains a list of events in Penang for the year 2015. Please bookmark this page as events will be updated from time to time. All Month: Occupy Beach Street @ Lebuh Pantai | Every Sunday 8am-12pm. Live performances, street markets, exhibitions, street games and more. All Month: Weekend Market by the Sea @ Straits […]

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Living in Penang

Basic Facts About Living In Penang

If it is your first time staying in Penang, it may help to have some information about the basic day-to-day facts of living here. I’ve put together a list of things so that you can have them available all in one place at the click of your mouse. The list may not be comprehensive for now […]

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Things to do with Kids in Penang

Twenty Things to do with Kids in Penang

One thing my two children look forward to the most is getting out during the weekends to explore and do fun activities as a family. That is what inspired me to write this article about “Things to do with kids in Penang”. Penang actually has quite a good share of both outdoor and indoor activities […]

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Pediatricians in Penang

Pediatricians in Penang

Island Hospital @ Macalister Road, Penang Having given birth to both my children in this hospital, naturally their pediatrician at birth would also be from this hospital. We’ve also had the opportunity to consult with all the other pediatricians in this hospital when our family pediatrician was away on leave. Island Hospital’s consultation fee is […]

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Pre-School/Montessori in Penang

Pre-school Education in Penang

If you are moving here with young children, you’d be glad to know that Penang has quite a good variety of pre-schools throughout the island. Generally, pre-school in Malaysia is structured for children from 4-6 years of age but most establishments accept children even from the age of 2 or 3. Some pre-schools also function […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Penang

Relocating to another country is exciting and fun but it is a big decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly especially if you have a family moving together with you. It requires a lot of background research and planning before you can decide which location is the ideal one for you and your family. If you’re […]

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Where to buy groceries in Penang

Buying Groceries in Penang

Grocery shopping in Penang is fairly convenient. Depending on your needs and preference, there are quite a number of places where you can find fresh goods at affordable prices. As a matter of fact, finding international goods in Penang is not a problem, some stores even set up aisles of products from specific countries. I’m […]

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