Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor
Travel Blogs from Johor Bahru
Tara here: Here is a little story about our travels of late and it goes like this. While planning the next leg of their journey to Borneo, an island off Malaysia, Tara reads Lonely Planet and it says "rather than trying to fly from Singapore to Borneo, make sure to fly from Johor Bahru, a town in Malaysia only one hour from Singapore - as it is …
A few weeks ago I went to Pulau Ubin. It is a small island right off of the coast of Singapore. It is one of the last undeveloped places in Singapore. We took a small boat out to the island and rented bikes. All of the buildings were old and rundown and were more of shacks than actually buildings. We biked through the jungle and saw wild monkeys and wild boars. Then we came to the coast and got a great view of the main ...
Melacca was a definite highlight, with its charming rambling streets, interesting shops and yummy restaurants. We stayed on Harmony Street, so named because it contained the Islamic mosque, Hindu temple, and Chinese Temple. So we had the Islamic call to prayer at all hours, as well as the Hindu ...
We got up early enough to have our stuff ready (though we’d done it all last night), and had a quick breakfast before running out to our waiting cab. We arrived at the Bali airport with plenty of time, so we checked in, and had a cup of tea whilst we read for a bit. The plane ride was uneventful – our last with AirAsia of the trip, and set off to Singapore – our last Asian city of the trip.
We arrived in Singapore, and got our train/bus ...
... but the sausage was basically a fried hot dog. At least they didn't give me aloe vera yoghurt like the Singapore hotel I stayed in on the way to Europe.
My arrival coincided with the annual Singapore sales so I headed to Orchard Road.
When I stopped in Singapore on the way to Europe I thought the streets were very quiet. I figured out where everyone goes to - underground. The shopping complexes are massive with ...
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