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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 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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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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Towns and Districts to Visit with the Kids when in Johor

In Johor’s ten districts, you’re sure to find something to keep you occupied—tranquil nature, architecture marvels, food filled with flavour, theme parks and more—in each of them. Here are 5 towns and districts we think you’ll especially love if you have little ones in tow. 1. Muar Source Muar, also known as Bandar Maharani, meaning Town of the Empress in Malay, is rich in history. It’s streets are lined with historical buildings and tombs like the Kota Buruk where Parameswara, the founder of Malacca Sultanate stayed during his exile, and Panglima Lidah Hitam Mausoleum, the grave of the legendary Black Tongue Warrior. In other words, if you love history and buildings that have withstood time, you’ll love Muar. And when...

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