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A Weekend in Johor: A Family-Friendly Itinerary

Bags are all packed, transport arranged, plants all watered and windows all locked, you’re completely ready to make a trip to Johor this weekend. But what to do when you’re there? Fret not for we’ve got some ideas that you might find useful. 1. Sightseeing Source Scattered around Johor are various places of interest that you can visit with your family. One such place is Kota Iskandar, the Johor State Administrative Centre. The intricate motifs, scented gardens, tranquil ponds, mini waterfall, and stunning architecture of the place is bound to be a mesmerizing sight. You can also visit Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, a remarkable structure embellished with thousands of glass pieces of various colors and shades. When the light...

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10 Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in Johor

Oh, all the things you could see and do in Johor with your little ones! I could go on and on but for now, here’s 10 family-family attractions worth a visit.  1. Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm Source Location: Kampung Parit Baharu, 82100 Pekan Nanas, Johor, Malaysia Date: Mon – Tue & Thur – Sun (closed on Wed) Hour: 10 am – 6 pm What’s fun at Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm? Let’s see, there are farm animals, from rabbits and goats to horses, deer and ostriches, to pet and feed, pineapple and corn plantations to explore, oil plantation to tour, and sweet potatoes to plant. In other words, what’s not fun?    2. Black Dragon Cave Temple Source Location: Taman Bahagia, 83700...

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6 Short Family-Friendly Island Getaways from Johor

Need a break? Here are some islands you can runaway to wiggle your toes in the sand and float along with the waves to destress. 1. Rawa Island Source Doves aren’t the only thing white in Rawa Island, its beaches are too. Stretch your legs out on Rawa Island’s white sandy beaches and bathe in the glorious sun. Swim out in its clear blue waters or take your thrill-seeking soul for a ride on waterslides. Enjoy the view above waters with kayaks, pedal boats and pedal boards. For a stellar view below waters, go snorkelling. 2. Pemanggil Island Source If the tall coconut trees scattered around white sandy beaches with brilliant blue waters at Pemanggil Island has yet to freeze...

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6 Best Things to do with Your Kids in Johor

There is so much you can do in Johor with your tiny tots, out of which, here are 6 of best things you shouldn’t miss out! From popular attractions to exploring farms. 1. Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm Source Location: Lots 1289 Jalan Sembilan, Kota Tinggi 81940, Malaysia Date: Daily Hour: 9 am – 6 pm Admission: RM 8/adult | RM 4/child At Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm, you will get to see hundreds of saltwater crocodiles of different ages and sizes, from a safe distance at the covered walkway around the lake. You can also hold baby crocodiles and witness crocodile feeding, which will require you pay extra. If your tots love animals, this might be an interesting trip to take,...

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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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