Penang: Where Varied Cultures Meet

A few years back, I spent several days in Penang, Malaysia to work on my visa. I was then based in Thailand and it was more cost efficient to renew my visa there than to go all the way back to the Philippines. It was my first time to visit the place. But thanks to a Chinese Malaysian contact whom my pastor in the Philippines knew personally. He picked me up at the airport with my name on a placard and helped me find a place to stay in Penang. He also toured me around! ๐Ÿ™‚
I did not expect it but I had fun in Penang. I was able to experience a little bit of Chinese, Hindu, Muslim and yes, Malaysian culture. I think it’s one of the best countries in the world for someone to learn about several cultures right in one place. The photos I took might not do justice to the place so I decided to share this video with you of Penang. I accessed it from YouTube.ย Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

Note:This post is linked with Orange Tuesdaysย and Tuesday Travelsย 

15 thoughts on “Penang: Where Varied Cultures Meet”

  1. It is very nice to learn other cultures you are lucky to learn it during your visit. Visiting from Orange Tuesday hope you can visit me too thanks!

  2. beautiful dancers ๐Ÿ™‚ learning mix culture is very educational ๐Ÿ™‚ Visiting from Orange Tuesday, hope that you can return the visit too.

  3. thanks for sharing about penang. you’re lucky/blessed to experience mixed culture! we are now based in thailand and thinking penang for our visa renewal also. visiting late from OT, hope to see you around. thanks and have a great week.

  4. Thanks for the info of Pinang, this is a trivia for me. Visiting from Tuesday Travel mine is up I hope you can visit me too thanks

  5. It makes me want to go there looking at the video. Fun places to see and explore and learn the culture! ๐Ÿ™‚ How awesome! My visit via Tuesday Travel.

  6. learning different cultures is education and fun too ๐Ÿ™‚ Visiting from Tuesday Travels, hope that you can return the visit too.

  7. Its interesting to know about different cultures and countries.
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