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Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Miri City
"After your hotel pickup your tour begins with a drive through the town for an overview of its cultural history and development passing the Chinese Temple and the Resident’s administrative office. You will see the Miri Center Miri Resource Center Chinese Temple Taoist Temple modern and trendy shopping malls
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Half-Day Mari-Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu
"Your driver will collect you from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu city area or will meet at Mari-Mari Cultural Village. Your professional guide will provide some information regarding the village's customs before entering. Your guide will company you costumes and traditional skills of five major Sabah’s ethnic group: the farmers and traders Dusun and Rungus the hunters and fishermen Lundayeh the cowboys and sea gypsies Bajau and the famously feared warrior tribe Murut.After visiting all of the houses you will be entertained with cultural performance. Later you will be led to a Dining Hall where you can enjoy lavish traditional cuisine for lunch (morning trip)
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Full-Day Padas River White Water Rafting Grade III-IV Including Lunch from Kota Kinabalu
"Our driver will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel or city area in Kota Kinabalu. The journey will take 1.5 overland through the countryside to Beaufort Train Station. Embark on the train and enjoy scenic 45 minutes train rides to Halogilat around 45 minutes ride to reach our base camp (starting point).Upon arrival at the starting point you need to sign the liability form followed by safety briefing and rafting commence given by your professional instructor. The rafting will last between 1.5-2 hours depending on the water level and you will experience 8 exciting and tough rapids.You will arrive at the ending point for the rafting at Rayoh and a delicious lunch will be served to fill your hungry stomach after the extreme sport.  After lunch we will depart back to Beaufort Train Station. Our driver will transfer you back to Kota Kinabalu once we reach Beaufort Station."""
From EUR64.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Brunei

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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kokoryko
Jun 13, 2015

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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ancient_traveler
Oct 26, 2008

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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cochinjew
Feb 05, 2008

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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cochinjew
Feb 05, 2008

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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cochinjew
Feb 05, 2008

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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cochinjew
Feb 05, 2008
 
 
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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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Feb 04, 2008

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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Xtian
Oct 27, 2006

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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kokoryko
Mar 05, 2006

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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kokoryko
Oct 21, 2005

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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kokoryko
Oct 21, 2005

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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Wild_Orchid
Apr 27, 2005

Being a strict muslim country,...

Being a strict muslim country, the women need to cover-up everwhere except the lower arms, head and neck..... You can wear shorts and go bare-shuldered.... but you will get alot of stares and verbal...
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dcglim
Apr 27, 2003

Local Food

The area around the bus station and Brunei Hotel has a lot of very good Indian restaurants. The owners cater to the Indian migrant workers in Brunei. Authentic and very good value for the money.Taman...
iwent
Dec 17, 2002

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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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7 Simpaga 2, Kg. Berangan, 8211 , Negara, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Lot 3678, 2.6 Km, Jalan Maulana, Kuala Belait, 1131, Brunei Darussalam
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Jalan Tasek, P.O. Box 2203, Bandar Seri Begawan, BS8674, 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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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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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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"Bandar Seri Begawan"
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"Jalan jalan at Brunei Darussalam"
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"Oil Kingdom of Brunei"
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"Brunei Darussalam"
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"A land of Contrasts"
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