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Penang: An Ideal Destination for A Perfect Getaway

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Being regarded as the Pearl of Orient, Penang is covered with a blissful of colonial buildings, harmoniously fuse with modernized architecture, forming a perfect fusion for the old and new in a vibrant and lively city. It’s an extraordinary city and we are here to give you some solid reasons to visit Penang for your next trip!

Besides the typical “food” that we knew, there are other things that would spark up your senses as to why you should give this wonderful city a visit. We would break it down to you one by one for you without further ado.

1. Stunning Beaches

A trip to an island won’t be complete without visiting the beach. Surrounded by lots of beaches – Pantai Keracut, Batu Ferringhi, and Teluk Bahang are one of the reasons that sum up Penang as an ideal destination for your getaway!

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For an adventure seeker, you might want to check Monkey Beach where it requires you to jungle trekking across to the other side of the island to a peaceful and unpolluted beach in Penang that promises you a glamourous sunset view.

2.Delightful Delicacies

Perhaps this is a portion where we should leave it blank as it varies to different types of person that prefer different kinds of food. However, with their historical charm, Penang’s sultry delicacies are world-renowned and even the ambassadors or country leaders would pay for a visit. That shows how good it is!

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Popular in nationwide, some of them have successfully opened a franchise in all over Malaysia, such as Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendol and Him Heang Tambun Biscuit. Besides, there are some delicacies where you can only get the authentic taste in Penang, such as the Ayer Itam Asam Laksa and Penang Char Kuey Teow.

3.Remarkable Heritage Sites

Penang should be proud of themselves in terms of preserving the old architectures and refining them to a heritage site. Places such as the Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese descendant family house that dated back into the 20th century is a sight to behold.

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With an outstanding architecture and to show the diversified culture in Penang, Masjid Kapitan Keling, St George Church, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, and Penang Peranakan Mansion are deeply rooted in the city.

Some other famous landmarks, such as City Hall of Penang, Fort Cornwallis, and the Jubilee Clock Towers are all building from the colonized era and preserved up until now. Aged but gems to the island.

4. Amusing Attractions

The iconic KOMTAR tower is perhaps the must-visit attractions in Penang and not to mention, there are also packed with all kinds of museum surrounded the bustling city. Moreover, the street arts that revolved within the artistic city adds in sparks and brought attentions to tourist worldwide.

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Other attractions such as the Kek Lok Si Temple, Chew Jetty, Penang Hill, and Escape Themed Park are worth the visit and rich in arts and cultures. Nonetheless, it is an island that is full of attractions that are well worth your time.

5. Pleasant Stay

Having a long day wandering in the streets of Penang can be tiresome at times. A nice and cosy stay would help to recharge and embark on a whole new journey. And Cititel Penang is the answer for all your worry! A magnificent 17-storey high, 4-Star hotel that stood tall in the heart of George Town, Penang.

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Cititel Penang comes with 451 comfortable and well-appointed rooms, it’s 5 minutes away from the Penang Ferry Terminal and a mere 30 minutes’ drive from Penang International Airport. The famed Batu Feringghi beach is only 30 minutes away by car.

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Be it a business or family occasion, Cititel Penang guarantees you with their excellent hospitality and services – the perfect choice for the perfect stay. Last but not least, a piece of good news to share with you, by applying the promo code “BESTRATECHM” to enjoy up to 20% discount when you book directly through the website www.cititelpenang.com.

 

Location: 66, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Contact: +604 291 1188

Website: www.cititelpenang.com

 

 

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5 Most Important Travel Kit For Travel Influencers

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Whether you are a travel influencer, or you are preparing to be one soon, there is some essential travel kit that you must pack along for a pleasant trip. Most of them are pretty familiar, but God knows, we someone will always forget one or two. Let’s check them out 1-by-1.

Travel Kit #1 – Ziplock Bags

There are times when travel influencers would like to pack on their bathroom products and make sure it doesn’t spill all over their luggage. This is where ziplock bags prove their worthiness.

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Besides that, they can be used to pack foods, as well as beauty products and cosmetics. If the places they go don’t have laundry services, they can always use ziplock bags to pack their dirty and used clothes. It’s definitely a multi-purpose travel kit that you must bring at all times.

Travel Kit #2 – Reusable Water Bottle/ Tumbler

Needless to say, water is essential for survival. A water bottle that is portable and reusable (or preferably tumbler) is important for travel influencers that have to jump off locations from time to time.

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Make sure you don’t bring large water bottles that are hard to carry either in your handbag or backpack. A reusable one could make sure travel influencers are environmentally friendly by stop using plastic bottles.

Travel Kit #3 – Universal Adaptors/ Surge Protector

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Perhaps the most common problem of all is the different sockets used by different countries. It can be problematic at times. So you have to get at least 2 universal adaptors for safety purposes.

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You might also want to bring along a surge protector as well. The amounts of electrical appliances that one need to use vary, but the likes of a phone charger or laptop charger are inevitable.

Travel Kit #4 – Clothes and Props

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Clothing is important for travel influencers, that’s pretty much what makes them presentable. Often times, they will prepare more for a photo shoot. There are also props such as hats, scarfs, earrings and jewellery that brings out the best of them.

Travel Kit #5 Asia Travel Club Social App

If you want to get the latest travel news update, or a chance to get yourself a free night stay at one of Asia Travel Club (ATC) Hotel Partners, please make sure to download the ATC Social App.

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ATC helps travel influencer to connect with hotels and resorts through influencer marketing. By participating in the #StaysForStories program, travel influencers could get connected with ATC Hotel partners all across Asia Region.

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Travel influencers can also participate in #ATCPowerShare, a project-based campaign that helps ATC members to accumulate ATCoins, where they can exchange ATCoins for free hotel night stays. It’s definitely a must-have travel kit for every travel influencer!

About Asia Travel Club

Asia Travel Club makes influencer management a breeze by leveraging social commerce and messaging platforms to provide a new engagement environment for influencers and travel brands across the ASEAN Economic Community, Greater China, Japan and South Korea.

Are you interested in harnessing your social influence to connect with our hotel partners across Asia for a free hotel stay? Request your sponsored stay now through Asia Travel Club Social App! Chat with us on Messenger at m.me/asiatravelclub to find out more, or you could also join our Telegram here to get the latest stories update.

 

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