Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

An Average Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

As you know, I’ve been back and forth to the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang many times just in this year alone; I celebrated New Year there, went back again around March for a break, and with a few days off ...
Shangri-La Rasa Wing

Back to Shangri-La; Rasa Wing, Rasa Sayang

After a brief two month break, my need for another weekend getaway from Kuala Lumpur – my principle way of breathing clean air and hearing nothing but silence – took over.   I’ve always wanted t...
Batu Ferringhi

A New Year at Shangri-La

With family in tow and in spite of the absolutely sky-high costs of hotels in Penang for the New Year, I settled on one of my all-time favourite brands (and hotels), the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort...
Monkey Beach

Penang; Never a Bad Idea

While everyone else is posting festive Christmas seasonal messages and pictures of decorations, my day job (yes, there is one) organized a trip up to Penang for the weekend to chill our minds and rel...
Golden Sands Resort

Penang New Year – Part II

Continuing on from my previous post on our trip to Penang just about in the nick of time for Chinese New Year (I’ll be honest – the last of the Yee Sang was being tossed as we more or les...
Golden Sands Resort

Penang New Year!

With Chinese New Year upon us far faster than I felt it should have and long weekend here in Malaysia to spend, my urge to get moving caught me once again. Needless to say, with Chinese New Year repr...
Georgetown, Penang

A Review: Hotel Malaysia – Penang

It’s been a while since I posted a hotel review on this blog instead of over on my Tripadvisor account. Simply put, I prefer to keep this site only for longer, more lengthy ramblings – wh...
Shangri-La Pool

Everything Finish & Penang

Since writing last, things haven’t quietened down in the least; we’ve been to visit nearly all of our old contacts, been doing some work for Anna’s ex-employer (I, in particular, ha...

To Penang, With Love…

Last weekend, what with it being another round of Malaysian celebrations (and accompanying public holiday), we decided to make good our escape from Kuala Lumpur and abandon Tune by heading up North t...