Johor Bahru in a Day – What to Do

I know what you’re thinking; you’ve seen it all before. I used to feel that way too. Johor Bahru is the ultimate weekend getaway for those of us driving up over the border and if you’ve not made the visit to Legoland, which seems to top every list around, did you even have a childhood? […]

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Pulau Rawa –Johor

    Pulau Rawa is an idyllic tropical island paradise off the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a small island about 1 km long and 200 or so metres wide on average. It lies some 20 km offshore the Johor port town of Mersing which is where you have to catch the boat […]

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Fortune Dragon Statue –Yong Peng, Johor

The Fortune Dragon Statue in Yong Peng, Johor was completed in 2016 at a cost of RM 8 million. It is said to be the world’s largest dragon tunnel with a length of 115 meters but this cannot be correct since they were building a 21 km long dragon in China’s Henan Province a few […]

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10 Best Concept Restaurants in Johor Bahru

as a major restaurant enthusiast, I must admit I was a bit disappointed when we moved to Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Going out to eat is one of my favorite ways to experience a new city, but the food scene didn’t excite me at all. As I spent time getting to know JB and exploring it, I […]

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Best Brunch and Brews in Johor Bahru

It only felt natural to write an article about the loveliest coffee shops in JB since I spent so much time trying them out in our two years there. They were local sanctuaries for me as I worked as a freelancer and needed to find beautiful, creative places to write; there was never a shortage of great […]

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