Penang through the Eyes of Young Resident Foreigners


HAILED A RETIREE’S paradise, Penang welcomes expatriates from all over the world to call the state their home. But curiously – and excitingly – it also attracts younger expats. Some arrive by intent, while others discover Penang purely by chance. Penang Monthly chats with four who have come to feel a sense of affinity for the Pearl of the Orient. A Place for Multilingual Education “I came here with my family for education reasons. My mum wanted us to study in multiple languages,” says South Korean Oh Seung Woo, 28. Currently a tour guide for Korean tourists and a freelance interpreter, ...

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