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Permai Hotel, Kuala Terengganu

Jun 12, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Permai Hotel Kuala Terengganu

Used to be known as Permai Inn, Permai Hotel is a 3-star hotel with 220 spacious rooms. Facing the South China Sea, half of these rooms offer a great sea view, naturally, while the rest offer town view, which is not that inspiring, if I may say so. Spotting some elements of traditional Terengganu design, the building ... continue reading »

Kenyir Water Park

Jun 11, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Kenyir Water Park

This is one of Terengganu's newest tourist attractions. Located on Pulau Poh (Poh Island), Kenyir Water Park just opened its doors for business on June 1, in conjunction with Festival Kenyir 2015. There was an opening promotion on admission tickets but the prices are now back to normal: RM25 per adult and RM15 per child. Kenyir Water ... continue reading »

clam digging in Terengganu

Participants of the 2nd Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2015 had the opportunity to watch and experience for themselves mussel picking in Setiu River, Kampung Mangkuk. Transporting us in speedboats to the estuary of the river (muara Kuala Baru), we were encouraged to get into the water barefooted to feel the riverbed for mussels (or clams). These ... continue reading »

human organ exhibition

Although I have visited the Terengganu State Museum numerous times, the museum never fails to impress me architecturally. This time, I was there as part of the delegation for the Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2015, at the invitation of Gaya Travel Magazine (media coordinator) and Tourism Terengganu. The museum is currently holding an interesting exhibition on ... continue reading »

Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival

The massive Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival was back for the second year this past week, bringing alive the town of Kuala Terengganu and its waters, with the arrival of more than 120 participants from 28 countries, including Malaysia. This year, the organiser Tourism Terengganu have focused on a better representation from the new media, from ... continue reading »

Tappers Café Kuala Terengganu

Taking a breather from traipsing Payang Market and Chinatown one late morning, my friend, Mak, decided to stop at Tappers Café to recharge, simply because it looked nice. Tappers Café, from what I know, is a franchise chain of cafés, with branches in Petaling Jaya and Selangor. Opened for business in August, 2013, this cafe serves a ... continue reading »

Payang Serai Restaurant Kuala Terengganu

After almost a week of Terengganu delicacies, delegates from China, Hong Kong and Thailand of the 2014 Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival were craving for some tastes of their homeland dishes. Indeed, they found it at Restoran Payang Serai, an unassuming restaurant at the Kuala Terengganu waterfront, which serves delicious Chinese and Thai-style cooking. And, I am ... continue reading »

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