Penang Is Part Of CNN Travel’s Best Places To Visit For Ultimate Asia Experience 2019

Hey, fam! Being part of something big makes us really happy. Well, we are happy to let you know that Penang Is Part Of CNN Travel’s Best Places To Visit For Ultimate Asia Experience. Hooray! An article written by Kate Springer for CNN has mentioned that our little Pearl of Orient is a must-visit place if tourists are looking for the best Asia Experience. Are you excited?!

Ultimate Asia Experience In Penang

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The article started by stating that Asia was once only reserved for wealthy merchants, ambassadors, and colonial elite. Now, it is much easier for all of us to travel considering that we have cheap airplane tickets. Thank you, AirAsia. Not to mention, it is also easier for all of us to find accommodations in foreign places as the Internet brings everything a little bit closer.

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Penang was listed as the second on the list among seventeen places to visit across Asia. Other places that have made the list includes Bhutan, El Nido, Bali, Seoul, Rajasthan, Siem Reap, Hong Kong, Hanoi, and Phu Quoc, The Great Wall and Xi’an, Chiang Rai, Luang Prabang, Kathmandu, Yogyakarta, Kyoto, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Congratulations to all these places, too!

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Springer mentioned that Penang is a wonderful place for its food and architecture. Georgetown, our main city, is beautiful with British colonial architecture, Buddhist temples, and also Chinese manor houses. We bet that she’s talking about the buildings located at Beach Street, Peranakan Mansion, Blue Mansion, and our beautiful temples scattered around town!

We Are Proud Penangites!

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Of course, food was also mentioned in the article. Some highlights include our signature Hokkien Mee, Roti Canai, and also Penang’s Laksa. Without a doubt, Penang is a very beautiful place. At times, it feels like we are taking it for granted as we are so used to living here. It is time to play tourist in our little island, and start the marveling at everything Penang has to offer. Food trip, anybody? Thank you CNN Travel!

Also, words that are in italics are extracted out from the original article itself.

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