Tokyo Disney Land and Disney Sea

When we decided to take a holiday to Tokyo a few months ago, we decided to include a couple of days at the Tokyo Disney Resort.  B is obsessed with The Mickey Mouse Club House, it is seriously the only thing he ever wants to watch with his TV time.   I also was in…

Chew Clan Jetty

One of Penang’s unique features are the Clan Jetties.  The Clan Jetties are villages built on stilts over the water by Chinese immigrants over a century ago.  I have found some sources that say there are 8 and some that say 7.  I know one was fairly recently destroyed by fire. There used to be…

Langkawi The Jewel of Kedah

Since my parents were here for three weeks we decided that we had more than enough time to take a little side trip and show them more of this breathtakingly beautiful country that we are living in.  We decided that since we had not been to Langkawi ourselves yet it was the perfect weekend trip….

Temples

Penang is rich with religious shrines and temples of all kinds, in addition to Kek Lok Si which I wrote about last time.  There are two really neat temples within walking distance of our condo. They are conveniently located right across the street from each other.   I took Mom and Dad over to see…

Kek Lok Si

Penang has a lot of temples and shrines, they are all beautiful and interesting in their own right.  One of the most impressive is Kek Lok Si.  It is said to be the largest Buddhist Temple in all of Malaysia.  The name Kek Lok Si means Temple of Supreme Bliss in Penang Hokkien.  It is…