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5 alternative experiences in Penang

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November 8 A day in Penang

There is a tendency for tourists to flock towards the famous landmarks and shopping malls in a new city. But where’s the fun in staring at buildings, and going through the same retail stores you can find back home? We let you in on a few things you probably didn’t know you could do in Penang, selected from a series of guides by PARKROYAL Picks, our new series of over 1000...

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Pokémon Go getaways: 7 hotels to catch them all (including the elusive Pikachu)

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August 28 Pokemon Go PARKROYAL hotels

Whether or not you are a fan of the franchise, Pokémon Go is a worldwide phenomenon you can’t escape, and now, it has won you over hook, line and sinker. During your morning commute, between lunch breaks, and as the sun goes down, you’re always on the lookout for Pokémon to catch, Pokéstops to stock up on supplies, and Gyms to conquer. So why pause the game when you’re on...

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Shopping Guide: A Day In Kuala Lumpur

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June 6 petronas_twin_tower_KL

Malaysia has a plethora of destinations known for different attractions: Kota Kinabalu (or referred to by locals as KK) in Sabah is known for its sandy beaches; Penang is unrivalled in its local cuisine and Kuala Lumpur has the all the outlets, brands and deals that any shopaholic could hope for. As Malaysia’s largest urban city, this teeming metropolis no doubt offers ample avenues for retail therapy. You may be wondering...

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The Ultimate To-Do List in Yangon

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May 17 yangon_temple_

Known to some as Rangoon, Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar as well as the country’s largest city with a population of about six million. The humble city boasts almost as many colonial edifices as religious sites, built on streets that are full of character. If you’re seeking to immerse yourself in its local culture and traditions, here are seven things you shouldn’t miss. 1. Watch the alms giving...

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