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In country::Malaysia

Penang is an island in Penang state, Malaysia. Being Malaysia's financial and commercial capital it's very developed, scattered with skyscrapers, there are huge good quality roads everywhere and you basically see no pedestrians. The island is connected with the Malaysian peninsula by a 2x3 lane, 10-12 km long bridge.


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We were told that the beaches of the southern city Tanjong Bungah are safe and legal for camping. This might apply to other beaches of the island as well.

  • the north national park with monkey beach is a popular camping place.

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Internet connectivity

Hackerspaces around Penang island.

has free wifi on public transport


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Travel destinations

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