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Penang Named ‘3rd Best Island to Retire On’ Giving “Luxury Lifestyle on a Budget”

today17 December 2021


(source: Harian Metro)

Dubbed the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Penang is mostly known as a state island on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia in the northern region. While some might say that it’s one of the places you absolutely must visit before you die, now it’s officially hailed as one of the “15 Best Islands in the World to Retire On” by International Living.

The website that covers global retirement or relocation opportunities, puts Penang in third place after Malta and Mallorca in Spain.

According to International Living, it said the island of Penang, off the coast of Malaysia, has been a firm favourite among savvy expats for decades, and that as a former outpost of the British Empire, Penang’s English-speaking populace makes it easy for North American expats to fit in.

(source: TripSavvy)

It also stated that not only were people friendly and helpful, but retirees could talk to them in English.

“Here, the…

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Written by: Karissa Lund

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