Pedalling Penang

The pace may be sedate, but a trishaw is the only way to roll for Ben Groundwater.

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Past lives on...trishaws in Georgetown.

On the road to old Malay

John Brunton swaps the futuristic glitz of Kuala Lumpur for colonial-era romance as he heads north to Penang, the jewel in the country's heritage crown.

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Mango Tree Place

Hip, off the old block

Thanks to some savvy innkeepers, Carol West finds a revitalised slice of Penang's history in the shop-houses of George Town.

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Island delights ... Perhentian Besarl.

A string of quiet gems

The islands on Malaysia's east and west coasts are still low-key jewels, writes Michelle Jana Chan.

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