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Penang

Happy returns ... Mango Tree Place's shop-house exterior.

Malaysia

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.

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.

Malaysia

Rock me gently

Hard Rock Hotel Penang.

Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater is on the hunt for crazy stars, but finds a perfectly good holiday instead.

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Travellers Tips

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.

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.

Map of Penang

Travel News

MH17, Elmo and Sophie Monk: What Qantas travellers are interested in

Sophie Monk

JAMIE FREED 12:28pm | Passengers can now watch news content on large screen at Qantas domestic business lounges and Qantas Club lounges in all capital cities.

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

Shark sightings boost tourism at film location for Jaws movie

OLIVER SMITH 11:58am | Increased sightings of great white sharks are luring tourists to where Steven Spielberg's Jaws' was filmed.

Chinese airlines ordered to cut flights for 'high frequency exercises'

9:22am | Chinese airlines have been told to cut flights amid "high frequency exercises", CCTV reported.

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