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Penang

Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

South-east Asia

Gatsby glamour, Asia-style

Michael Gebicki imagines the sort of classic hotels Jay Gatsby would have loved.

Malaysia

Hip, off the old block

Mango Tree Place

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

Penang

On the road to old Malay

Past lives on...trishaws in Georgetown.

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.

Malaysia

Pedalling Penang

Malaysia

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

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

How to avoid getting robbed overseas

China money yuan currency

The Tripologist Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.

Tripologist

Tripologist: By George, Penang's the place for a solo trip

Penang

Tripologist Penang's George Town is one of the most atmospheric and likeable cities in all of south-east Asia.

Map of Penang

Travel News

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

The new T2 at Mumbail Airport.

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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