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A Guide to Penang’s Best Street Art (And Where to Find It!)

Of all the popular destinations on the various backpacking routes that loop through Southeast Asia, Penang retains a distinctive vibe. Unlike its neighboring islands, Penang isn’t known for paradisal beaches and spectacular landscapes. Its main appeal lies instead in the singular atmosphere of Georgetown,…

July 27, 2016
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Three Offbeat Museums to Visit in Penang

After nearly a month in Georgetown, I’m down to my last afternoon here in Penang. I’m writing this from the hostel’s front patio, where I’ve spent countless hours both working and hanging out with fellow travelers. Over the past few weeks, I’ve crossed paths…

February 10, 2016