Faces of
Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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VivoCity

address: 1 Harbourfront Ave, Singapore 098585 - tel: (65) 6337 6860
center-court-VivoCity-Shopping-Mall-Singapore.jpg, Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema
Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema

How to get to VivoCity

BY BUS
Services:
10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 65, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 143, 145, 166, 855

BY MRT
Take the NorthEast Line, and alight at the HarbourFront Station (CC29, NE1).

VivoCity is also directly connected to Sentosa Island via the Sentosa Express (Monorail). The Monorail station is at 3rd floor of VivoCity
 

VivoCity Harbourfront
view from Sentosa Express with the Sentosa boardwalk below and VivoCity to the right, in the background you can see the cable car


Opening Hours
10am - 10pm daily

Links:

VivoCity website


Sentosa Station
Monorail Station on 3rd floor, departure for Sentosa Island via Sentosa Express


Food Republic, VivoCity
the popular Food Republic food court (another Food Republic can be found in the Pavilion Shopping Mall in Kuala Lumpur)


Food Republic Singapore
foods stalls inside Food Republic



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