Category: Terengganu

Terengganu, Malaysia: Sultan Mizan Royal Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Celebrates ASEAN Friendship and Cultural Exchange

Have you attended a royal event? Together with fellow Filipino travel blogger Julius of Lakwatserong Tsinelas, I had the special privilege of attending the 10th anniversary luncheon of the Sultan Mizan Royal Foundation (Yayasan DiRaja Tuanku Mizan) held last October 1st in Terengganu, Malaysia. The landmark occasion not only celebrated the achievements...

Terengganu, Malaysia: Sparkling Elegance of the Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) at the Islamic Civilization Park (Taman Tamadun Islam)

The most impressive structure in Kuala Terengganu sits along the Terengganu River. Costing around USD 80 million to build, the Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) was constructed from 2006 to 2008 out of steel, glass and crystal on a man-made island called Pulau Wan Man. It can accommodate 1,500 worshippers at a time....

Terengganu, Malaysia: Beautiful Waters of Redang Islands (Pulau Redang & Pulau Pinang)

After nearly two hours by ferryboat from mainland Terengganu, the vessel docked at the jetty of Pulau Pinang (Pinang Island), the administrative center of Redang Marine Park – one of the best places to go snorkeling and scuba diving in Peninsular Malaysia. Here, sparkling aquamarine waters immediately greeted our arrival on both...

Terengganu, Malaysia: Exploring Kenyir Lake, the Largest Manmade Lake in Southeast Asia

The state of Terengganu is well-known for its extensive coastline and island escapes, however, natural wonders can also be found inland. Traveling an hour from Kuala Lumpur to the forested  hinterlands of Hulu Terengganu, our group finds the incredibly vast and beautiful Kenyir Lake or Tasik Kenyir. With a surface...

Terengganu, Malaysia: Marveling at the Terengganu Inscription Stone (Batu Bersurat Terengganu) at the Terengganu State Museum

With a massive floor area of over 75,000 square meters spread over four interconnected buildings, the Terengganu State Museum or Muzium Negeri Terengganu at Kampung Losong, Kuala Terengganu is the largest museum complex in Malaysia and the rest of Southeast Asia. The architecture is inspired by traditional stilted houses one...