Faces of
Malaysia
Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

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Singapore, Malaysia

Queen Street Bus Terminal

address: corner Queen Street / Arab Street
queen-street-bus-terminal-singapore.jpg, This street bus terminal connects downtown Singapore with Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru. It is located between Arab Street/Kampung Glam and Little India and also serves buses to/from Kuala Lumpur.
This street bus terminal connects downtown Singapore with Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru. It is located between Arab Street/Kampung Glam and Little India and also serves buses to/from Kuala Lumpur.

Bus Service to Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru:
170 - SBS Transit Trunk Service (price: S$1.90)
CW2 - Causeway Link Cross Border Service (Singapore - Johore Express): price: S$$2.40 (child S$1.20), operating hours: 6.30am - midnight

Taxi to Johor Bahru
Right next to the bus terminal is a taxi stand where you can hire a taxi to JB. The taxi stand provides a point-to-point share-a-cab service from Singapore Ban San Street Taxi Stand to Johor Bakti Taxi Station. The Singapore - Johor Taxi Service is available 24h a day.
Taxi Fare: S$10 per head, S$40 per trip
 

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How to get to and away from Queen Street Bus Station

By Foot
The station is close to Little India where many backpacker  hostels are located. You could walk there in 10-15min.

By MRT
The closest station (400m, 5min walk) is "Bugis" (EW12, East West Line)

By Bus
bus stop opposite Rochor Centre: lines 2N, 4N, 48, 57, 130, 851, 960

By Taxi
Queen Street is relatively central located so a taxi ride should be affordable.
taxi charge examples:
Taxi to Little India: 3 - 4 S$
Taxi to Downtown Singapore: 4 - 6 S$


Kuala Lumpur - Singapore Express
The Kuala Lumpur Singapore Express Sdn. Bhd. bus company runs their operations from here:
Singapore - Malacca: 8am, 9.30am, 11am, 1.30pm, 7pm
Singapore - Kuala Lumpur: 8am
Singapore - Genting Highlands: 6.45am, 9pm


taxi stand for Singapore - Johore taxi service
taxi stand for Singapore - Johore taxi service


Singapore - Johore Express bus stop
Singapore - Johore Express bus stop


people cueing up to catch a bus back to Johor Bahru (Malaysia)
people cueing up to catch a bus back to Johor Bahru (Malaysia)

 

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Lavender Street Bus Terminal

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Golden Mile Complex Bus Terminal

Many bus operators use the Golden Mile Complex / Tower as drop-off and depature point for long-distance buses to and from Malaysia. The Golden Mile Complex itself is a shopping mall with Thai clubs, shops and food stalls.

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Attractions
Attractions

Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur

Big park near the old colonial center and Chinatown area. It includes National Mosque, Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Islamic Arts Museum, National Museum, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Tasik Perdana (Premier Lake).

Beserah Fishing Village, Kuantan

Fishing Village located about 8km north of Kuantan facing the South China Sea. It is famous for handicrafts made of shells and coconuts and seafood and its peaceful charm of the old times.