Where to eat in Batu Ferringhi | Penang

Penang is a foodie's delight. It is honestly the best food we have ever had in Asia and it is quite reasonable. Here are a selection of our favourites where we stayed in Batu Ferringhi: Long Beach Hawkers Market We ate at Long Beach Hawkers Market twice during our holiday. It’s basically a square with hawker stalls around the outside and tables in the centre. Order the food at whatever stall you want and give the table number so the food gets delivered to you. A…

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Penang Hill | Things To Do in Penang

After going to Kek Lok Si Temple, our driver took us to the bottom of Penang Hill where we bought tickets to travel on the funicular railway up to the top of the hill. Penang Hill Location It is located 6km from Georgetown and comprises of Western Hill, Bukit Laksamana, Tiger Hill, Flagstaff Hill and Government Hill. You can reach it by taxi or by Rapid Penang Bus 204. History Captain Francis Light was the first to plot a horse track from somewhere near the Botanical…

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Kek Lok Si Temple | Penang |Review & Photos

Location Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple on the island of Penang and is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. It stands on a hill in Ayer Itam which is about a 45 minute drive from Batu Ferringhi. We hired a driver but you can also get the 203 or 204 bus from Georgetown. History In 1885, Venerable Beow Lean was appointed as the chief monk of the Kuan Yin Teng Temple in Pitt Street, the oldest temple in Penang. Later he found a…

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Batu Ferringhi | Penang | Review & Photos

Penang Airport to Batu Ferringhi Batu Ferringhi is on the northern coast of Penang in Malaysia. The island is just off the mainland and accessible by bridge, ferry or plane. The flight from Kuala Lumpur is a very short 45 minutes. Upon arrival, we went straight to the taxi desk to arrange our taxi to Batu Ferringhi. The cost was RM69 and fitted in the four of us as well as our two large suitcases and hand luggage. The fares are set and paid for at…

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