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

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

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

Penang Hill Hiking Group

If you love being outdoors and want a challenge, then hiking on Penang Hill with a group of fit and fantastic people might be for you. Read this article written by Claire Firth about the Penang Hill hiking group.

I can’t think of a better way to start the week than going for a hike. Every Monday morning at 8.30am, the Penang Hill hiking group meet in the car park, by the juice bar, on the road to the Botanical Gardens. Continue reading

Car Free Sunday in Penang

It’s not often that you can experience streets free of traffic in Penang, but you can on Car Free Sunday. As part of its cleaner and greener campaign, The Penang State Government has introduced Car Free Sunday in certain parts of Georgetown. The campaign was launched on 11th December 2011 by Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and incorporates stretches of roads within the heritage core zone. Continue reading