Touchdown Malaysia: Penang and KL
I have been to KL a year ago and it was my first time travelingÂ outside the Philippines alone.Â I was only there for about exactly 48 hours (2 days) and I just had little time to stroll around.Â I only went around Subang, Klang for some Bah Kut Teh,Â KLCC to take my picture with the Petronas Towers and south to Melaka.
I have heard of the yummy Penang Island *drools* The first few people I got to know in Malaysia were in Penang and now Iâ€™d love to call them friends And if you may ask where I got to have many friends in Malaysia, itâ€™s all because of this. I really love these guys.Â I know that I’ve only gotten to know most of them online, but I feel like Iâ€™ve known them for years.Â They also came by the Philippines to say Hello I blogged all about it here.Â Actually, I just realizedâ€¦ I blogged a lot about them.Â Pretty much, they have influenced me a lot I guess when it comes to blogging.Â They were also the first blogger friends I had.
Ed and I booked tickets like a year ago Why? Coz they were only for Php 621 (to and fro KL).Â Cebu Pacific went ZERO fare and I believe this has been the most inexpensive ticket I have ever bought!Â A few days after, Air Asia went super sale too!Â And so we bought tickets from KL to Penang.Â They were selling a ticket each for only RM 19 all in (RM 19 = Php 266 â€“ ish). BINGO!
After a yearâ€¦
I was on my car on the way to NAIA 3 and look at the weatherâ€¦ @_@
At the airportâ€¦ I got hungry so I ate a little bit of unique donuts from Mister Donut.
I got lazy taking pictures of myself.Â Also, at that time, I felt ugly so no pictures la la laâ€¦
anyway, I took pictures of these tips I found on Smiles magazine
This one tooâ€¦ I was planning on following this butâ€¦ I got lazy and tired too because I brought some work with me while on vacation.
We left NAIA 3 at around 10-ish (canâ€™t remember well)
andâ€¦ touchdown LCCT yaye!Â It was around 1:30 am then
Ed was busy checking stuff via LCCTâ€™s wifi.
We got sooooooo hungry and it was so bad for both our diet
I still felt ugly but what the heckâ€¦ *click*
I ate a cheeseburger meal by the way which cost RM 11 (P 160) @_@
Ed ate Spicy Chicken burger thingyâ€¦ It was so spicy he was sweating like crazy XD
We had to wait for 5 hours for our next flight to Penang.
Tune Hotels is just nearby and had I known they had a 3-hour resting promo thingy then I would have booked a room and slept.
But, I didnâ€™t know that so we waited at LCCT *faints*
Of course after 4 hours of waiting I got hungry again and ate somethingâ€¦ Chrysanthemum tea is my favorite tea of all time and I love the Iced tea better!
I donâ€™t know why but I canâ€™t seem to find Chrysanthemum teas here in the Philippines so I often buy them when Iâ€™m abroad.
I didnâ€™t know what was wrapped in this banana leaf when I bought it and I was surprised â€“
Itâ€™s Nasi Lemak wee! (bought everything at RM 10 or Php P145) @_@ expensive!
Nasi Lemak is like their favorite breakfast meal consisted of Rice steamed with coconut oil.
On the side are anchovies (Dilis) and shrimp paste (kinda like bagoong with tomato sauce and chili)
Oh yaye boarding time!
I guess we were so tired by then that we got grumpy over AirAsia.Â There were around 20 planes on dock and we had a hard time looking for our own plane.
We almost went to the wrong plane which was supposed to go to Johor Bahru (south of Malaysia near Signapore).
We spent like around 30 minutes looking for the plane.Â It wasnâ€™t only me and Ed, the entirety of us passengers got lost lol
haaaaaâ€¦ finally we found ze plane to Penang!
okay I look so demn tired at this time as you can see but I can still manage to smile as always
In flight Beautiful sunrise ^_^
I seem to notice that sunrise and sunsets are more colorful in the Island of Penang
they also call it â€œPearl of the Orientâ€
and as you know, the Philippines is also â€œPearl of the Orientâ€
no wonder I can relate so much with the people in Penang
We were supposed to take a cab as Satkuru suggested which should only cost about RM 60 â€“ RM 70 I believe ( I canâ€™t remember)
But, we were a little bit adventurous and we took the bus for only RM 2.70
We took the bus 401 which should take us to the Jetty port Bus station which is on the rightmost part of the map below
Jetty means weâ€™re near Georgetown (near TuneHotels)
When we arrived to Jetty, we took another bus (Bus 101 Php 1.3) that took us directly to Tune hotels.
So, if ever youâ€™re visiting Penang and youâ€™re on a budget, and youâ€™re wondering how to get from Penang International Airport to Tune Hotels (tunehotels.com)
then, just follow what we did. Bus 401 to Jetty Port.Â Another bus 101 to Tunes
So how many hours now no sleep ah?
I still managed to flash a smile for the camera