Thanks to some savvy innkeepers, Carol West finds a revitalised slice of Penang's history in the shop-houses of George Town.
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.
Ben Groundwater The pace may be sedate, but a trishaw is the only way to roll for Ben Groundwater.
Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater is on the hunt for crazy stars, but finds a perfectly good holiday instead.
Tripologist Penang's George Town is one of the most atmospheric and likeable cities in all of south-east Asia.
The Tripologist Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.