Penang Funmers Life Market

The Penang Funmers Life Market is held on the first Sunday of the month at Pusat Agropelancongan, Relau from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

Organised by Wonder Wilderfarm, Consumer Association of Penang and Grassroot Organic Farm, the Funmers Life Market aims to bring together people who are interested in a sustainable living and protection of the environment. Continue reading

Free Fitness Meet Up Groups in Penang

When it comes to keeping fit and healthy, you don’t have to take out expensive gym memberships or buy costly equipment. There are a few fitness meet up groups in Penang where it is free to join and apart from perhaps a pair of good training shoes, no other equipment is required. Continue reading

Little Penang Street Market

On the last Sunday of each month, you will find the Little Penang Street Market, located on Upper Penang Road and open from 10am to 5pm.

Run by a small team of volunteers, this non-profit making community venture provides low-cost opportunities for local artists and artisans to sell their  Continue reading

Organic Beauty Treatments in Penang

Looking for organic beauty treatments in Penang? There are a few places that specialize in using natural and organic skin and hair products.

According to a recent study undertaken by natural deodorant company, Bionsen, an average woman can use more than 500 chemicals every day as part of her beauty regime. Many of these products such as facial and body creams contain toxic ingredients which can cause harm to the body. Continue reading

Volunteering Opportunities in Penang

There are many volunteering opportunities in Penang that will not only have an impact on the community, but yourself. Giving even a small amount of your time as a volunteer helps you to learn new skills, make new friends and expand your network socially and professionally. Continue reading

A Trip To Queensbay Mall Penang

For those who are not fans of shopping malls or live north of the island, Queensbay Mall might not be on your to do list. So for the sake of research for Penang Spirit, Suzanne Morgan took a trip to Queensbay Mall and was pleasantly surprised by what it had to offer.

Queensbay Mall is located in Bayan Lepas, close to Penang Bridge and is currently Continue reading

Batu Ferringhi Aqueduct: A Peaceful Place To Run

Exercising out of doors has been shown to improve people’s mental health and what better exercise is there but running. Running not only helps lift the spirits, but is one of the best aerobic exercises to improve heart and lung health. Keen runner, Jo Bradnam, has written about one of her favourite places to run. Continue reading