Month: November 2018

UK State Pension Living overseas

UK State Pension Living overseas

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Receiving the UK State Pension living overseas Living overseas you can, of course, receive the UK State Pension.  This is Money UK did a podcast last weekend on pensions.  They encouraged people to send them questions. So I did.  And…

Electric car charging

Electric car charging

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Electric car charging at Gurney Plaza This is the only electric car charging station I’ve seen in Penang. There are quite possibly others.  This one is on the fifth floor parking level, just a little before the exit ramp.  When…


Penang to Pangkor Island by car or bus, then ferry

You can travel from Penang to Pangkor Island by car or bus. Then you need to take the ferry for the final leg of the journey.

ferry to Pangkor Island

ferry to Pangkor Island

As for why you’d like to travel to Pangkor, please see:  Visiting Pangkor Island – 10 best things to do


Penang to Pangkor Island by car or bus is about 200KM.  Buses run from Penang to Lumut (generally).  This is a coastal ferry port for Pangkor Island.  The trip should take about three and a half to four hours by bus. Currently the ticket price on Arwana Express is RM17.80 one way. They depart from the bus terminal at Butterworth – which is near the ferry terminal and railway station.