Tag Archives: JB

JB Coffee Shop: Wan Tan Mee

The best thing about JB is not the malls but the old style coffee shops. So much more authentic than Singapore and the meals are so yummy and cheap. I still need to update this post with an address but … Continue reading

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Komtar: New Mall Next to City Square in JB

Komtar is open in Johor Bahru (JB). This new mall has many of the upmarket stores that Singapore has in Orchard Road. But I find the prices here higher and the selection smaller. I wish we had a sit down … Continue reading

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JB After the Malaysian Elections: A Sea of Blue

It was interesting to be in JB the day after the Malaysian elections. It was a sea of blue.  The streets were also pretty quiet and the traffic less heavy. Perhaps everyone was expecting it to be rowdy the day … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year at Johor Bahru (JB) Malaysia

I was impressed by the decorations at City Square JB. Especially the huge zodiac installation with paper cutting illustrations of the animals. I find the traditional paper cutting depictions the most pretty. I’m sure many Singaporeans come here to buy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from JB, Malaysia

Was charmed by the rotating gingerbread man at City Square, the mall nearest Singapore where I like to browse at FOS (Factory Outlet Store) for clothes. There are some good branded buys at sometimes as low as a quarter of … Continue reading

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My JB Post, with a Bit of Nostalgia

Got a new post out at White as Milk. It’s a bit more about my recent trip to JB.

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Two Little Coffeeshops in JB

What I love best about coming to JB (Malaysia is just minutes away) is the meal at the coffee shop that not only tastes fantastic, but is half the price of a similar meal in Singapore. The place also feels … Continue reading

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Johor Premium Outlets (Part 2 of 2)

By then I was quite fatigued and ready to head back. But we looked around a bit more since we’re not likely to come back here again. Here’s a directory of all the stores in case there is something that … Continue reading

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Johor Premium Outlets (Part 1 of 2)

Wasn’t really worth the while for me, but I had fun taking photos so that I can blog about it. I like new places. Why it was not worth it? I think the outlet shops in Singapore at Changi City … Continue reading

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Taking the 2nd Link to Johor Premium Outlets

I think this is my first time on the 2nd Link that I’ve photographed. Might have gone on this once for a work related thing when it first opened, but I’m not sure now. I was so pleasantly surprised. The … Continue reading

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