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.

Singapore, Malaysia

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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