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Half Day City Tour and Optional Water Village Experience
"See the main highlights of Brunei's capital city Bandar Seri Begawan on this half-day tour. From the city's iconic buildings and historic museums to its beautiful mosques and the majestic Sultan's Palace get a comprehensive overview of the area's best in a short period of time.After a quick pickup from your hotel drive past Bandar Seri Begawan's historic sites: Lapau Brunei's royal ceremonial hall and Dewan Majlis
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Proboscis Monkey River Safari
"Just minutes from the center of Bandar Seri Begawan are isolated mangroves where nature still dominates.The boat leaves the center of Bandar traveling past the old and new Water Villages housing towards the mangrove-lined waterways. Moving quietly along the narrow mangrove channels stopping to listen and look for the birds and animal life that call the mangroves home. If you are lucky you can observe the shy proboscis monkey. (Only found in Borneo) Our guide will explain the mangrove ecology and some of the diversity of plant and a vines palms and trees. The boat returns to the center of Bandar Seri Begawan stopping along the way to visit a local house to have morning or afternoon tea.Morning Depature08:00 - Depart from Yayasan jetty - Watch the Water village come alive - Pas"""A great tour for the wildlife enthusiast. Brunei's mangroves are full of rare and exotic birds and animals that can only be found in Borneo. A local guide will navigate you through the narrow mangrove channels
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Half Day City Tour and Optional Water Village Experience
"See the main highlights of Brunei's capital city Bandar Seri Begawan on this half-day tour. From the city's iconic buildings and historic museums to its beautiful mosques and the majestic Sultan's Palace get a comprehensive overview of the area's best in a short period of time.After a quick pickup from your hotel drive past Bandar Seri Begawan's historic sites: Lapau Brunei's royal ceremonial hall and Dewan Majlis
From SGD53.00

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Cigarettes only

DrugsForget about smoking your favourite grass in this country, or you may stay there for much longer as you planned! Cigarettes only.% June 13th 2015: I learn today (!!!! yes, I missed that since I...
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DO'S AND DON'TS

Bruneians are generally very tolerant and will understand that visitors are not familiar with all of their customs and Islamic traditions. Nonetheless, keeping these few things in mind will go far in...
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alors. la vie bruneinne..

Le processus de décision est si lent que les 500 fonctionnaires du ministère du logement ne parviennent pas à produire plus de 300 logements sociaux par an, alors qu'il en faut 10 000. Toute dépense...
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alors. la vie bruneinne..

Le processus de décision est si lent que les 500 fonctionnaires du ministère du logement ne parviennent pas à produire plus de 300 logements sociaux par an, alors qu'il en faut 10 000. Toute dépense...
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Life in Brunei part 3

Depuis, chacun s'interroge sur la signification profonde du "raid du Sheraton". "Il y a incontestablement une montée de l'islamisme dans le sultanat", assure un diplomate non européen. "La brigade ne...
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Brunei and Alcohol

Ni danseuses, ni karaoké, ni poker - mais là, trônant sur une table, incongrues et sans défense, quatre bouteilles d'alcool ont fait office de corps du délit. Les convives ont été priés de se séparer...
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Islam and Alcohol in the Benevolent State

Brunei, le royaume des attentes éternelles, par Sylvie KauffmannLE MONDE | 04.02.08 | 13h24e Tout-BSB en parle encore - BSB : Bandar Seri Begawan, capitale du sultanat de Brunei. Sultanat de Brunei :...
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Shaking Hands.. and other cultural guidance

Members of the opposite sex do not shake hands. It is impolite to point with the index finger (use the right thumb instead) or to beckon someone with fingers upmost. Instead the whole hand should be...
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tree nursery

This is a tree nursery in the forest; the young trees are kept in shade as they would if growing naturally; the young trees here are durian, as one can see from the remaining burs. The Durian is a...
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Drink water

Alcoholic beveragesBrunei is a “dry” country, so, no alcoholic beverages; non- Muslims are allowed to import some (24 beer cans and 2 bottles of wine, if you really “need” that), but no “provocation”...
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hands off !

Bruneian people are very polite and rely on etiquette, so, the foreigner has to be polite ; never try to shake hands with a lady; it may be a big offence and if the lady does not raise her hand do not...
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Visiting a Mosque

The Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque welcomes visitors. Visitors are allowed into certain public areas within the Mosque but certain areas are only open and accessible to those of the Muslim...
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The sultan, the sultan and more sultan

The sultan, the sultan and more sultan.... and his family of course :-)) While visiting Brunei you can't escape from the world of the Sultan. Everything in this little Sultanate seems to evolve around...
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Brunei is a muslim country

Brunei is a Muslim country and for me that meant adjusting a bit to the local customs. I already mentioned the dress code, but there are a few more things. You can't buy any alcohol in Brunei or pork...
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Popular Cities in Brunei

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Bandar Seri Begawan

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Kuala Belait

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Borneo

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Kampong Serasa

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Kampong Jerudong

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Kampong Sungai Besar

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Top Hotels in Brunei

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Muara Tutong Highway, Kampong Jerudong, Bandar Seri Begawan, BG3122, Brunei Darussalam
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92-93 Jalan Mckerron, P.O. Box 252, Kuala Belait, KA1131, Brunei Darussalam
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No 10 Simpang 84-12, Jalan Kiudang/Mungkom Kampong Kiudang, TE1543
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Jalan Tasek, P.O. Box 2203, Bandar Seri Begawan, BS8674, Brunei Darussalam
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Lot 3678, 2.6 Km, Jalan Maulana, Kuala Belait, 1131, Brunei Darussalam
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7 Simpaga 2, Kg. Berangan, 8211 , Negara, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Top Things to Do in Brunei

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Bumbungan Dua Belas

I loved visiting this beautiful old house which was once the home of the British High Commisioner to Brunei. The building is open from 9am -4.30pm Mon-Thu and Sat 9am -11.30, qnd 2.30-4.30 Fri. Adm...
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Kampong Ayer

Some of the water village is connected to the mainland by wooden walkways starting from near the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. In total there are about 28 water villages which house around 30,000...
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Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

This stunning building is beautiful by day and is wonderfully illuminated by night, too. This mosque was built by and named after the 28th Sultan of Brunei. It was finished in 1958. With a 44m...
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Taman Peranginan Tasek

A fairly short work to the north of central BSB, this park is quiet, green and peaceful. There was a waterfall, lots of flowers and a small stream. A very pleasant spot for a picnic. We visited in a...
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