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Raintown Inn @ Taiping

Visiting Taiping or Kuala Sepetang and plan to stay overnight? Raintown Inn is a new homestay worth considering. Previously a single-storey bungalow , the building was fully renovated with new tiling, bright interior, and more important, ample parking space with concrete floor. We stayed there during our Kuala Sepetang trip and our experience was a positive one.

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Antong Coffee Mill 安东咖啡厂 @ Taiping

Taiping is not all about lake and zoo. For instance, one can visit the oldest coffee mill in Malaysia - Antong Coffee Mill 安东咖啡厂. The attraction is located right below a flyover near Taiping train station (KTM). For first timers (including us), they may miss the junction and we suggest them to use Waze for navigation if needed.

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乐活台湾 Lohas Taiwan @ Gurney Paragon, Penang

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台湾观光局吉隆坡办事处将于2017年5月5日至7日早上10时至晚上10时在槟城葛尼百丽宫购物广场举行乐活台湾LOHAS旅展。这是台湾观光局首次选择在槟城举办旅展,同时配合槟城十二家合作旅行社、中华航空公司、国泰港龙航空、丽星邮轮联合推出优惠机票、台湾旅游配套及邮轮配套予北马朋友选购。

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Spritzer EcoPark

 Other than lake gardens and zoo, Spritzer EcoPark is a considerably new attraction in Taiping in which you can easily spend 2-3 hours there playing 18-holes mini golf, witness 214 millions years cactus rock, indulge upscale meal at STG Cafe and of course, learn more about the renowned mineral water company. Feeling a bit skeptic at first, we never expected we could finish playing 18-holes and even bring some “balls” home.

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Trong Leisure Farm & Resort 自农休闲农庄

Going to Sitiawan or travel between Kuala Lumpur and Penang? Trong Leisure Farm & Resort is a great stop-by and is the first duck-theme leisure farm in Malaysia. Townies now have a chance to get closer to not ten, not hundred, but around 60,000 adorable ducks and duckling. 

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Hean Boo Thean 玄母殿

Built in year 1972, Hean Boo Thean 玄母殿 (GPS: 5.40944,100.33833) was initially a wooden floating Chinese temple in reclamation area of Weld Quay, George Town, Penang. Fearing the corrosion by salt water, the Chinese temple was completely rebuilt using bricks and cements. It is one of our favorite Chinese temples in Penang.

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Kek Look Tong 极乐洞

 

Ipoh is also known as Hill City in which the city is surrounded by hills with some of them containing limestone caves opened for public. If there is only one cave you need to visit in Ipoh, we recommend Kek Look Tong 极乐洞 - a well-maintained, breezy limestone cave with high ceiling and a landscape garden. It is also a famous morning exercise place for locals. 

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Saanen Dairy Goat Farm 莎能牧羊场

“Bleaaat…!” A goat farm in Penang island in which every single inch of land is like a gold mine? Yes, it is still possible in Balik Pulau. Saanen Dairy Goat Farm is a family-friendly goat farm and we have brought friends and relatives there three times for goat feeding and milk products.

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Entopia, Penang

Established since Mar 1986, Penang Butterfly Farm was recently rebuilt and rebranded. Our last visit to Butterfly Farm at Teluk Bahang, Penang is probably during primary school year from a school trip. The place is far from George Town and needs about an hour to reach there. We recently re-visited this Penang attraction under the name Entopia.

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Botanica Mansion

Balik Pulau at the west side of Penang island is a great place for weekend escape and sightseeing. We frequently visited it for the famous Balik Pulau laksa, durian, sheep farm, fisherman village and seafood to name a few. Recently, we re-visited it again for a newly launched Botanica Mansion in Bandar Baru Air Putih.

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E&O Residences

"Eastern & Oriental", or simply E&O, is a well-known hotel in Penang. Little did we know that there is another "E&O Hotel" in Kuala Lumpur until we traveled there for a short trip. Today, we introduce you E&O Residences in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

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Time Capsule Hotel

If you are a solo traveler visiting Penang looking for an affordable yet unique hotel, Time Capsule Hotel at Chulia Street is worth considering.

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Chiang Mai Trip (Day 3)

On Day 3, we visited most of the attractions in Pai including some resorts, Pai Canyon and Memorial Bridge

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Chiang Mai Trip (Day 2)

Day 2 was the most happening day as we were traveling to Pai but before that, we had our complement breakfast in Imm Hotel. Our plan was to leave our big luggage in Imm Hotel and only carry two-days items to Pai. We would then return to Imm Hotel on Day 4 and continued staying for another night.

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Chiang Mai Trip (Day 1)

One of our major trips in year 2014 is Chiang Mai trip. Our initial plan is to take this opportunity to visit Pai and Chiang Rai as well. This is my first trip to north Thailand with the duration of one week, from 7-May-2014 to 14-May-2014.

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