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Getting Started in Penang (Kuala Lumpur)

Hi, Everyone!

I have arrived in Penang and will be staying for a couple of months for work. I have already found the Queensbay Mall and a number of eating places near the hotel (B Suites). Everyone has been super friendly, and the food is wonderful. I still think it is weird to see all the stares I get with my blonde hair.

There is a lot of great information about KL, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to venture outside of Penang without a car. I am planning on jumping on a bus to somewhere (maybe Georgetown) and seeing what it is like.

I have two specific questions. First...I need to get some pants hemmed, and I am having a heck of a time finding a tailor. I have even asked the stores in Queensbay who sell fancy outfits and they don't have any recommendations. Any suggestions?

Second...What is the best way to head over to KL without a car? I'm thinking the bus is the best, but that is a long trip to make after work.