If you’ve been out and about in the sun too much and need a relaxing, soothing rub-down, head up to CHI, The Spa, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang to enjoy its a er-sun treatments.

CHI, the Spa’s Soothing Relief Package comprises two hours of pampering, including a 45-minute Aloe Vera Cucumber Body Wrap, 60-minute CHI After Sun Facial and 15-minute Herbal Bath.

  • Price: RM500+ per person per session
  • Package availability: August 15-September 15

CHI Sweet Body Treats features a trio of treatments – Chocolate Strawberry Coconut Body Polish, Cinnamon Chocolate Body Polish and Chocolate Sugar Mango Body Polish. These concoctions are good enough to eat, and they are used in a one-hour session to pamper and indulge the skin! Select one of the three treatments for a 45-minute body polish, which is followed by an energising bath with delightful orange bath truffles.

    • Price: RM300+ per person per session
    • Package availability:September 1-30

All sessions are available from 9am-1pm daily.

For reservations, call +604 888 8888


If you’re looking for a day of cheeky seduction, head over to the Come Close featuring The Movers art installation at the revitalised Hin Bus Depot Art Centre.

Artists Louise Low, Annabelle Ng, Ee Yan and Khing have successfully transformed the exhibition space into a captivating, interactive and cheeky environment. We say cheeky because there are cars, trishaws and bicycles covered in bras! In case you’re wondering, yes, the bras are pre-owned. We recommend that you bring your date here, and see him or her blush.

  • Date: August 1-September 14 • Time: 12pm-7pm daily
  • Venue: Hin Bus Depot Art Centre, 31A Jalan Gurdwara
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Admission: Free • Website:


Everyone is cycling these days! Cycle for Hearts, a cycling charity event organised by Mended Hearts Penang and Penang Adventist Hospital, allows you to join the cycling craze for a good cause.

All proceeds will go to the Penang Adventist Hospital’s Patient Heart Fund. Other than an increased heart rate and possible weight loss, participants can expect free event t-shirts, goodie bags, certificates and eligibility for a lucky draw!


What happens when a kid meets a prince from a faraway planet who has only one question: “How do I protect a rose from a goat?” Find out what transpires when the two of them set off on a journey to get the answer.

The Day I Met the Prince, a children’s theatre written by Singaporean scriptwriter Kuo Pao Kun, is based on French masterpiece Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint- Exupéry. Backed by executive producer Datuk Faridah Merican and artistic director Joe Hasham, The Day I Met the Prince will not disappoint. Bring your little ones along for a localised take on French literature.

  • Date: September 11-14
  • Venue:  Penangpac
  • Time: 11am, 3pm, 8.30pm
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722
  • Ticket price: RM35 for adults, and RM25 for students, the physically-challenged, TAS/senior privilege cardholders and senior citizens above 60

Little tadpoles are known to swim around in water, long enough to grow legs and turn into frogs. They are not known to ask questions or look for their mama. But if you’re looking for a hypothetical story where the tadpoles do ponder their origins, we suggest that you head over to Penangpac for the children’s performance, Looking for Mama.

A new production by Paper Monkey theatre, Looking for Mama tells the adventures of brave little tadpoles in their search for their mother. Cuteness factor alert: the actors are handcrafted puppets!

  • Date: September 20-21 • Times: 3pm, 7:30pm Venue: Penangpac
  • Phone:  +604 899 1722/2722
  • Ticket price: RM25


The Penang International Green Carnival (PIGC) 2014 welcomes all eco friends who are commi ed to green living, and also those who are interested in the concept. With the theme “Be the Solution, ACCT Now” (“ACCT” stands for Against Climate Change Today), the carnival promises visitors a showcase of the latest ideas and trends for green and sustainable living.

Don’t miss out on fun activities such as Green Cooking Competition, Mini Escape theme Park, Green Challenge, Penang Got Talent and many more!

  • Date: September 13-14 • Time: 9am-6pm
  • Venue: Esplanade • Website:

Business Travel

Vistana Hotel Bukit Jambul unveiled its newly refurbished Suite Wing in August, offering 185 sleek and stylish suites, perfectly suited for both business travellers and holidaymakers. The spacious two and three-bedroom suites can easily accommodate up to six guests, and feature master bedrooms with king-sized beds and ample living space, separate living room and dining areas, as well as a host of other luxurious amenities. Guests would also have access to a 24-hour gym and an executive lounge with free WiFi, printing services and complimentary coffee and tasty treats. With a new look and modern vibe, Vistana aims to meet the demands of the modern-day business traveller.

Don’t miss out on fun activities such as Green Cooking Competition, Mini Escape Theme Park, Green Challenge, Penang Got Talent and many more!

  • Price: Two-bedroom suite – RM490++ inclusive of breakfast for 4 Three-bedroom suite – RM590++ inclusive of breakfast for 6 Vistana Penang Bukit Jambul, 213 Jalan Bukit Gambir, 11950 Penang
  • Contact: +604 646 8000 • Email:
  • Website:

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