Faces of
Malaysia
Singapore

Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. At 704.0 sqkm (272 square miles), it is one of the few city-states in the world and the smallest country in Southeast Asia.

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.

Singapore, Malaysia

Betel Box Bistro, Singapore

The Betel Box Bistro is a Peranakan neighbourhood restaurant in the historic Joo Chiat / Katong district of Singapore. It shares a traditional shophouse with the Betel Box Hostel.

BackpackingMalaysia recommends
Betel Box Hostel Tours Bistro Singapore
Hotels in Singapore

5footway.inn Project Chinatown

Hostel in Chinatown, one of three branches in Singapore

Betel Box

Backpacker Hostel in a traditional shophouse in the historical Joo Chiat Road / Katong with a Peranakan restaurant downstairs. Betel Box also offers tours, including the famous Food Walk

Attractions

Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore

Singapores oldest and most important Hindu temple, right in the middle of Chinatown

Sentosa Island, Singapore

Sentosa, which means tranquillity in Malay, is a popular resort island at the harbour in Singapore with beaches and countless of rides, attractions and things to do