Johor Bahru Day Trip – What To See, Do & Eat For Your Next Getaway

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Johor Bahru is a popular travel destination for many Singaporeans. Be it a day trip or a short weekend getaway, Johor Bahru is a haven for one to indulge, have fun and pamper yourself like royalty, regardless of age and interest.

From cheap local eats to fun group activities, Johor Bahru is never a boring place where you will run out of things to do. For those who have been frequenting Johor Bahru and are running out of ideas to do on your next trip, here are some recommendations on what to eat, do and see in Johor Bahru. READ ON

Restoran Hua Mui – Hainanese Chicken Chop Specialist In Johor Bahru

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Nestled along the foodie haven of Jalan Tras and Jalan Dhoby lies Restoran Hua Mui, an old-school coffee shop that is said to be the birthplace of the original, authentic Hainanese chicken chop.

Although it may look unattractive at first glance, this shabby two-storey coffee shop is a huge hit among locals and tourists alike, who often pack it full from as early as 9 in the morning. From their popular charcoal grilled butter and kaya toast to other Eastern and Western food offerings, there is bound to be something to satisfy your craving.

Located just 15 minutes away from City Square Mall, Restoran Hua Mui is one spot that visiting Singaporeans should all check out to kick-start their day proper.
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12 Supper Spots In Johor Bahru Worth Crossing The Border For

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As sinful as suppers may be, not many can resist the temptation of slurping down a delicious bowl of bak chor mee when the late night hunger pangs strike. Who cares about diet when food can give you the ultimate satisfaction in life?

If you are bored of the usual supper places in Singapore, it is time to head over to Johor Bahru. The Malaysian state is home to many late night casual eateries and restaurants offering scrumptious Malaysian delicacies that will satisfy your tummy.

Here are 12 Supper Spots In Johor Bahru Worth Crossing The Border For. READ ON

Johor Bahru Day Trip – Things To See And Do In JB

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Visiting another country for holidays might be a luxury that most working adults are deprived of due to time and budget constraints, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t get away! Located just a 45-minute car journey away from Singapore is Malaysian city Johor Bahru, where a paradise of heavenly street food and unbelievably cheap retail therapy deals await.

From shopping at Johor Bahru City Square, eating at Meldrum Night Market to the various transportation methods available, here is a brief guide on a Day Trip to Johor Bahru.

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5 Secret Street Food Destinations in Johor Bahru

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With the vast availability and affordability of multiple cuisines, Singaporeans are evidently very spoilt when it comes to food. Yet, we find ourselves constantly lamenting that we do not know what to eat.

Should you ever find yourself sick of the choices in Singapore, perhaps it is time to make a trip across the causeway to savour all that Malaysia has to offer.

Johor Bahru is less than an hour away by car or bus, and is a foodie paradise with its amazing variety of street food.

From old-world Salahuddin Bakery to the obscure bustling Meldrum Night Market, here is our guide to 5 Secret Street Food Destinations in Johor Bahru, Malaysia that you should check out during your next day trip to Johor Bahru.

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10 MUST-TRY Street Food In Johor Bahru

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One of the perks of being on a holiday is experiencing the different cultures and trying local foods offered by the country/ city. And street food is something that always gets us all excited.

If you ever find yourself in Johor Bahru – a land where a truckload of delicious street food and shopping haven awaits - here are 10 Amazing Malaysian Street Food that you should try.

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7 Dishes to Try at Johor Bahru’s Meldrum Night Market

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We are always on the prowl for mouth-watering authentic delicacies, even if it means having to travel across the national border. If you are in search of traditional Malaysian street food and are up for a gastronomic adventure, then head over to Johor Bahru’s Meldrum Night Market.

Located just a stone’s throw away from the Causeway and JB Sentral, Meldrum Night Market is tucked away in a back alley (accessible via the main streets of Jalan Wong Ah Fook and Jalan Meldrum). Open daily from 5pm – 12am, the hidden street food paradise is a must-visit.

From Malaysia’s heritage food Apam Balik to the Hokkien hand-pulled noodles Mee Hoon Kueh, here is our guide to 7 Dishes to Try at Meldrum Night Market in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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