Faces of
Malaysia
Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

Tioman, Malaysia

Johan’s Resort

accommodation on ABC beach, RM15 (dorm) - RM150 (family room)

Johan’s Resort contact information

phone: 09-419 1359, Mohid Jeffril (Resort manager): 019-770 5825, 013-349 0953

Johan’s Resort prices / booking

Family room 150RM, AC, 4pax
Triple room 100RM, AC, 3pax
Double room 100RM, AC, 2pax
Double room 35RM, Fan, 2pax
Dorm 15RM

Price Range

Hotels in Tioman

Puteri Salang Inn Chalet

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM40 - RM150

Ella’s Place

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM40 - RM120

Attractions

Paya Beach, Tioman

quiet beach south of Tekek on Pulau Tioman

Juara Bay, Tioman

bay on the east coast of Tioman. Quiet and beautiful spot being the only the place to stay on the eastern side of the island.