Combine an exploration of the historical Penang merchant class at a notable Malaysian museum with the best of contemporary street cuisine in a city that, by its own admission, is somewhat obsessed with food.
• Begin this evening journey with a visit to the Colonial Penang Museum to learn about the lavish lifestyles of Penang's merchant class of the colonial era, with the museum's antique furniture, stained-glass windows and priceless art works suggesting the decadent ways of the time, as well as the influence of British.
• Take to the streets to mingle with vendors who helm Penang's ubiquitous street food stalls and hawker centers - staples of the local food scene that offer delectables that reflect international tastes and local specialties with Chinese, Indian, Malay and Thai influence.
• Browse the buzzing local food markets and shops to learn how the locals stock their kitchens and pantries in a place that eats around the clock and to find that perfect piece of memorabilia to bring home for family and friends.
What to Bring:
• Biodegradable sunscreen
• Credit cards
• Local currency
What to Wear:
• Non-slip shoes
• Weather-appropriate attire
• All food and drink is available for purchase.
• Guests with food allergies participate at their own risk.
• Guests are advised to be aware of their surroundings and not wear valuables.