Category Archives: Kelantan

Malaysia: Alternative Places To Visit in Kelantan.

  Road tripping to Kelantan, Malaysia A visit to the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia will bring you to a laidback town of Kota Bharu in the state of Kelantan. This Islamic state has often been overlooked as as tourist ...

Royal Buildings: Istana Jahar of Kelantan

  Visiting the Istana Jahar turned Museum.   Jahar Palace (Istana Jahar) is a well-known landmark in the capital city of Kelantan, on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. A road trip here takes you 6 hours from Kuala Lumpur with ...

Road Trip: The Shadow Play Master (Wayang Kulit Pak Dain)

I’ve always been fascinated with the traditional cultural play of wayang kulit, otherwise known as shadow play. Meeting Pak Dain, the owner of the Kelantan Malay Traditional Shadow Play Gallery in Palekbang for the first time was so exciting. It ...

Kota Bharu, A Food Haven Spot

After going on a few trips to Kota Bharu and posting quite a number of food photos on Instagram and Facebook, I decided to compile a list of restaurants and food spots which I have personally tried, to share with ...

A Kelantan Travelogue – The Local Lingo

Alas, I woke up early on Eid Al-Adha as soon as dawn hit the curtains, packed my things and head downstairs for the best home made macaroni soup ever. The Yahya’s hospitality has been so wonderful and I felt spoiled ...

A Kelantan Travelogue – “Gula Perang Ada?”

It’s the eve of Eid al-Adha and tomorrow marks the day of prayers, sacrificing of a sheep, cow, goat or camel, giving away one-third of the meat to friends as well as relatives while the remaining one-third or more of ...