Last year as part of my yearly birthday travel, I traveled to a tiny nation in South East Asia Brunei. While researching for all the things to do in Brunei, I realised that Brunei is famous for its shipwrecks (as many as 30 of them) and scuba diving at these wrecks is the most amazing …
Brunei is a tiny nation on the island of Borneo.
- Capital city: Bandar Seri Begawan.
- Main language spoken: Malay.
- Basic Greetings: Selamut Pagi (Good Morning), terima kasih (Thank you).
- Currency: Brunei dollar.
- Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at any international airports.
- Tourist visa: Visa is required to enter Brunei (latest information can be found on the Immigration website).
- Best time to visit: June to September & January to May.
- Adapter required (power points): Type G.
- Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required.
- Andulau Forest Reserve
- Diving – done
- Gadong Night Market
- Istana Nurul Iman
- Jame Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque – done
- Jerudong Park
- Kampong Ayer water village
- Kuala Belait
- Pekan Tutong
- Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Bridge (RIPAHS Bridge)
- Royal Regalia Museum Brunei – The history of the Bruneian Royal Family
- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque – done
- Tasek Merimbun
- Ulu Temburong National Park day trip – The green Jewel of Brunei
“Where is Brunei?” asked my friend Vijay. Brunei is a small nation on the island of Borneo. It is home to the Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah mosque. I wanted to go to Borneo for my birthday this year. The only difference was I wanted to go to the Malaysian side of Borneo. But I ended up (mistakenly) …