This website is different from many other travel websites because I will only write about places that I have personally visited and tried out myself.
That means I have to be constantly travelling around this beautiful country of Malaysia, scouring every corner for hidden travel gems.
It's a tough job but somebody has to do it!
Whatever I discover I will let you know by expanding this website. Stay informed by reading this blog for updates.
Penang State Museum's normal premises are closed for renovation but you can find a reasonable selection of items on display at their secondary site at Macalister Road.
Penang Tunnel Museum is an attraction of two parts, part history and part 3D mural art gallery.
Penang State Art Gallery was, for me, a rather disappointing display of paintings by a single artist covering two floors in the modern Dewan Sri Pinang building in George Town.
The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is back again this year at MIECC, The Mines, Seri Kembangan from 7-17 December 2018. Stock up on massively discounted reading material.
The Logan Memorial Penang was erected in 1873 in memory of James Richardson Logan, a Scottish lawyer, newspaper editor, writer and ethnologist who is best known for defending the rights of 'the little man' against official restrictions in colonial Penang.
Wonderfood Museum is a great place to see and photograph larger-than-life replicas of Malaysia's national obsession - food, in all its varied and delicious forms.
Take the Butterworth to Penang Ferry for a convenient and scenic way to cross between Penang Island and the mainland.
Sultan Sulaiman Club has a replica of a colonial-era club house which is worth a visit.
There are numerous shipwrecks near Malaysia, some already salvaged and others still waiting to be discovered. Here are details of some of the more famous ones.
Visit Taman Tugu Forest Trail for an invigorating and educational family hike amid lush jungle vegetation in the heart of the city.
Apeh Waterfall, or Bukit Saga Waterfall, is an extension to the Ah Pek Hill Trail in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. I went there recently after heavy rain to see what it's like.
Hang Kasturi Mausoleum is the burial place of Hang Kasturi, one of the five brothers-in-arms led by Hang Tuah who served in the court of Sultan Mansor Shah of Malacca during the 15th century.
Hang Jebat Mausoleum is the burial place of Hang Jebat, a warrior and Malay hero who lived in the 15th century.
At Demang Abdul Ghani Gallery you have the chance to look around one of Melaka's most attractive traditional houses and admire its unique architectural style.
Perigi Portugis was not exactly a Top Melaka attraction even when it was open but now this old well appears to be closed to the public.
This little known burial site, Makam Sultan Ali, on the roadside between Melaka and Merlimau, has a strong connection with Singapore. Find out more.
Ikan Bakar Klasik Terapung Umbai is a grilled seafood food court located at Umbai some 12 km east of Melaka City. It gets mixed reviews.
Makam Tun Teja is the burial place of Tun Teja Ratna Benggala, the beautiful wife of Malacca's Sultan Mahmud Shah who reigned from 1458 to 1511. Her story is one of love and betrayal.
Hang Tuah Centre is a lavish new museum and tourism complex dedicated to the famous Malay hero Hang Tuah located at Kampung Duyong, Melaka.
MAHA 2018 is the biggest agricultural event in the ASEAN region. See details, dates, timing and location here.
Galeri Seni Rakyat is a gallery of paintings by local amateur artists. One or two nice pieces but mostly so-so art. The staff member needs customer service training.
Ayer Salak Village is not a mainstream tourist attraction but its pretty church, tranquil setting and interesting history make it worth a visit.
Malaysia could do a lot better when it comes to plastic pollution. See these charts.
The new hilltop Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple was opened to the public in 2012 and has great views over George Town. You need to climb 513 steps to reach the temple.
Penang Botanic Gardens are the Pride of Penang. One of the top botanical gardens in South East Asia and a must-see Penang attraction.
Penang Tropical Spice Garden describes itself as Asia's Hidden Eden and their lush fragrant gardens are a great place to see a vast array of spices and other exotic plants.
Penang National Park is the smallest national park in Malaysia but one of the most scenic and the easiest to access.
Penang Toy Museum houses a massive collection of action figures and collectables relating to movies, comic book superheroes and TV programmes ranging from Harry Potter to Star Wars. Fun for kids of all ages!
Entopia Penang Butterfly Farm is a world class vivarium where butterflies flutter freely amid lush tropical gardens. Definitely one of the Top Penang Attractions.
Penang Tropical Fruit Farm boasts 250 species of fruit on their 25 acre hillside farm. Visitors can take a guided buggy tour, enjoy fruit drinks or a meal and purchase various fruit products.