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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 »

Festival Kenyir 2015

Jun 7, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Sports, Travel
Festival Kenyir

The past week was a hive of activities at Lake Kenyir because of the annual Festival Kenyir. This year, it began on May 31 and ended yesterday, June 6. Although most people have the misconception that this Festival is full of water-based activities, the co-organisers Terengganu State Government and Terengganu Tengah Development Authority (KETENGAH) also have ... continue reading »

official launch of Terengganu Peranakan Festival

Launched by the Terengganu State Executive Councillor for Tourism and Culture Dato' Mohd Jidin Shafee, the second Terengganu Peranakan Festival kicked off to a colourful start in Kampung Cina or Chinatown in Kuala Terengganu. Riding on the success and popularity of the festival gained from the inaugural event last year, this edition is bigger and better ... continue reading »

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