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