The Shenzhentrification of Johor Bahru

If you had of asked me where the tallest residential building in Southeast Asia is as of 2018 I would have guessed Bangkok or KL. Having got those two wrong, I’m not sure that Johor Bahru would have figured into my top 10 guesses. Indeed, Johor Bahru doesn’t figure much in peoples thoughts in general, […]

Hotel Review: T-Hotel Johor Bahru

Hotel Name: T-Hotel Johor Bahru Address: No 94, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I stayed at the T-Hotel Johor Bahru in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I was already at another hotel in JB and I needed to stay another day, so I picked this hotel for its location within the city centre. I booked […]

Hotel Review: Hotel CIQ, Johor Bahru – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Hotel CIQ Address: No. 52/54, Jalan Lumba Kuda, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I stayed at the Hotel CIQ in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I was already in JB and I needed to extend my stay, so I was looking for something near the main train station (JB Sentral). I booked it online for $18.27 USD, […]

Guesthouse Review: Memory Guesthouse Jb, Johor Bahru – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Memory Guesthouse Jb Address: 2H Jalan Inche Besar Zubaidah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I stayed at the Memory Guesthouse Jb in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. I booked it online for the rate of 33 MYR ($8 USD) for a private room with a shared bathroom. I was looking for a cheap place to stay for […]

How to get from Johor Bahru airport to Singapore

Johor Bahru is the Malaysian city on the other side of the causeway from Singapore. It may look close on the map but getting from Johor Bahru Senai Airport to Singapore is time consuming. Singapore does not allow a direct bus service as the government view Senai Airport as competition to their own airport. Air […]