Famously known as the Pearl of the Orient, Penang hapens to be one of the most preferred tourism locations in Malaysia. Situated on the northwest side of Peninsular Malaysia, visitors can enjoy an abundance of activities and sight-seeing locations on the island. With a population of 1.5 million, consisting a fair amount of locals and foreigners, the island showcases culture and tradition unlike any other. Specially known for its mouth watering delicacies, Penang is well known as the food haven of Malaysia offering meals and beverages of great taste and texture coming from a mixed pot of ethnicities. Not only that, the island is home to a number of hotels and resorts with most located around the main city, Georgetown, Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Bungah. The marina for yachts in Penang also happens to be one of the most beautiful and well kept ones around within the nation.