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Jawi Peranakan Mansion

Jawi Peranakan Mansion is located at the Hutton Lanes which was also known as the Malay Millionaire row. The lane is named after Dr James Hutton who was one of the first doctors in Penang who arrived in 1805. The building was acquired and restored in 2012 to how it once was, an elegant Anglo Indian mansion. Jawi Peranakan refers to the locally born, Malay … Continue reading Jawi Peranakan Mansion

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The Edison Georgetown

The heritage hotel is located at the Lebuh Leith, a road named after the Sir George Alexander William Leith who was the first lieutenant-Governor of the Prince of Wales island. It was built in 1906 and was once belong to a business tycoon Yeo Wee Gark as a family home and later was used as the Japanese Administration Center during the Japanese Occupation, an opium … Continue reading The Edison Georgetown

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Rhodes

Rhodes also known as Knights island. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece. It was famous for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Things to do in Rhodes: The Medieval City of Rhodes It is an UNESCO World Heritage and is the largest and the most preserved fortified city. Throughout the centuries, the islands was … Continue reading Rhodes

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Chalki

Chalki, also known as Halki, is a small island near Rhodes, around 30 minutes boat ride from the Kamiros Skala port. It is a low profile island but rich with history. Many places in the island unfortunately can only be reached by foot only. Nimborio is the island’s only town today and that’s where the harbour is located. There is only couple hundred of population … Continue reading Chalki

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Symi

Symi is a small island not far from Rhodes, more known for its colourful neoclassical houses near the port and the 18th century monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis. Personally I think the island has been overrated and overpriced. For a day trip would easily costed €30-€50 for a return trip. Almost everything is more pricey than Rhodes as they rely on boat to transfer most … Continue reading Symi

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Faliraki, Rhodes

Kalithies is one of the big village in Rhodes. It is more famous for its Faliraki resort and its nightlife which is around 2km from the Kalithies. It is around 30-40 minutes bus ride from the old town. From the bus stop, I passed through the local village and a monastery before reaching the municipality hall of Faliraki. There are plenty of hotels and resort, … Continue reading Faliraki, Rhodes