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Top 6 Hotels to Bunk In with the Family in Johor Bahru

Heading to Johor Bahru for the weekend? Having a list of food trails to go on, historical sights to visit and all things fun to explore is great but there is something very important before all that—A roof over your head and a plush bed to crash in at the end of the night after all your exploits. Here are 6 hotels to check-in at with your family when in Johor Bahru, to save you many grueling hours of Googling. 1. LEGOLAND® Hotel Source Location: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia Legoland Hotel is our favorite. Its castle-like structure that looks like it was built with building blocks with men and menacing dragons guarding the entrance, are some of...

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5 Best Places to Eat At with Your Little Ones at Johor Bahru

From trendy cafés to old-school food stalls, here are 5 eateries in Johor Bahru you should dine in at with your little ones at least once. 1. Roti Canai Bukit Chagar Source Location: Jalan Tengku Azizah, Bukit Chagar, Jalan Jim Quee, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Date: Mon – Sun (closed on Fri) Hour: 6.30 am – 11.00 am Drop by Roti Canai Bukit Chagar for breakfast. Their fares range from meaty otak to fragrant nasi lemak and fried meesiam. But their hot crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside roti canai is one of the main reason this stall is often times crowded. When you take the first bite of roti canai dipped in their dhal,...

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Your Guide to Planning a Family-Friendly Getaway in Johor Bahru

If you ever run out of places to visit and things to do in Singapore, remember that Johor Bahru, brimming with food, fun and so much more, is just a hop, skip and ride away. Here's how you can save time planning your trip early and splurge those extra hours frolicking around with your little ones! 1. Finding Your Way to Johor Bahru With Johor Bahru right next door to Singapore, there are plenty of ways to cross the border, the best one being driving into the state yourself. When you are travelling with ah gong, ah ma and your little tykes, not needing to get off the vehicle to clear customs can be a huge help. But if you’re...

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Getting Around in Johor Bahru

You’ve arrived in Johor and there are things to do, places to go and food to try out but how do you get around to doing all that? Well, here are your options. 1. By Walking Source You do have the option of walking to your destinations, although we do not really recommend it as it is not really convenient. Should you choose to walk, there are walkways and underpasses that you can make use of and always keep an eye on the traffic to be on the safe side.   2. By Driving Source You can drive or rent a car to navigate the roads of Johor Bahru, which is a pretty neat idea if you plan to zig-zag...

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A Family-Friendly Guide on Getting to Johor from Singapore

With Johor just a few hours’ away from Singapore, driving into the state by yourself is the best option. But don’t panic yet if you can’t because we’ve compiled a list of second-best options for getting to Johor from Singapore. 1. Train Source With Malaysia’s KTM Train, JB Sentral is a mere 5 mins ride away from Woodlands and the whole process cannot be simpler.   Step one, book your tickets. You can book them online up to one month in advance for a maximum of six people. You can also purchase your tickets on that day itself, although we would not recommend doing so as the tickets may be sold out. A train ticket from Woodlands Train Checkpoint to...

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