I am from different parts of Malaysia. Originally from the State of Perak. Later Penang.
Penang holds the best memories for me. When I was there, I lived near the mountains, next door to some great wild life. Forests aplenty. Fresh air taken for granted. And the sea was always within sight.
The food was great. Penang was multi-cultural. Plenty of tourists. Made some great friends there.
Now residing in the capital of the country. Professional reasons. Would like to move back to the mountains and closer to the sea. Money isn't everything, as I have found out long ago.