9 Places and Attractions in Kuantan & Pekan, Pahang

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9 Places and Attractions in Kuantan & Pekan, Pahang

In conjunction with the launch of Visit Pahang Year 2017, Gaya Travel Magazine visited Pahang’s capital city Kuantan and Pahang’s royal town Pekan. Pahang – the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia – is rich with boundless nature, history and great food, which should be savoured by all travellers. The following are the places and attractions that are recommended for travellers to experience when being in Kuantan and Pekan.   WHAT TO EXPERIENCE Kompleks Tenun Pahang DiRaja Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Sungai Soi (Tenun Pahang Gallery) As we all know, Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast is well known for the region’s hand-woven fabric called songket, which has now become part of the Malaysian culture used mainly during formal occasions. Pahang is known to produce […]

Melancholic and Historic Labuan

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Melancholic and Historic Labuan

The Federal Territory of Labuan is rich with marine life and flora. Located off coast Sabah in East Malaysia, Labuan is known for its natural beauty, clear blue waters, free duty shopping and friendly population attract many travellers. Interestingly, there is also another aspect of Labuan that attract international travellers in droves: Labuan Remembrance Day. Gaya Travel Magazine was in Labuan last November 2016 in conjunction with the Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day), an annual ceremony observed on the 11th hour of the 11th day in November each year in Australia, Great Britain, India, New Zealand and Malaysia to commemorate the fallen Allied Servicemen during World War II (WWII). In Labuan, the ceremony is held on the Sunday closest to 11 […]