Travelling in Southeast Asia: What to Do

I stayed in Singapore for four months and visited a few Southeast Asian countries during my time including Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Although not within the region, it seems to be a popular choice to visit Australia when in Southeast Asia so please check out my blog posts on Australia as well.

Click on a pin in the map to read the blog post or scroll down for travel itineraries. Happy travels!

Getting There

Public bus: Singapore to Johor Bahru (and beyond)

Bus 170; source:
A comprehensive blogpost about a very affordable method to take the public bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru (JB), Malaysia for a day trip or to the Larkin Bus Terminal for buses to other parts of Malaysia.
Read the post here.

Genting Highlands: Getting there, renovations

Genting Highlands
Information on how to get to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and about how the renovations can affect your stay.
Read the post here.

Trip Itineraries

Bali, Indonesia 4-Day Itinerary

Bali, Indonesia
Day 1 here – Kuta Beach, Beach Walk Mall,

Day 2 here – Full Day Island Tour, batik, Ubud Monkey Forest, Tanah Lot
Day 3 and 4 here – Nusa Dua Beach for water sports


Malaysia 5-Day Itinerary

Penang, Malaysia
Day 1 here – Bus from Singapore to Malacca, Jonker Street, Dutch Square

Day 2 here – Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves, Petaling Street, Petronas Twin Towers
Day 3 here – Cameron Highlands, BOH Tea Plantation, Strawberry Farm
Day 4 and 5 here – Georgetown Penang, street art, Cheong Fatt Sze Mansion, clan jetties

Vietnam 7-Day Itinerary

Halong Bay, Vietnam
Day 1 here – Ho Chi Minh City, War Remnants Museum, Reunification palace, motorbike food tour

Day 2 here – Saigon Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market, delicious banh mi
Day 3 here – Mekong Delta day trip
Day 4 here – Hanoi, Temple of Literature,
Day 5 here – Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, driving from Hanoi to Halong
Day 6 and 7 here – Halong Bay boat trip, Dau Go Cave