Travel Brunei in 48 Hours – A Brief Stay in the Country

After a brutal 40 hour transit between South Africa and Brunei, Karen and myself finally made it to the peaceful and quiet city of Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei.

Our initial impression was that the country seems very peaceful and quiet.

We hired a taxi to take us to our hotel called Apek Utama, and booked a two nights stay. Because of exhaustion, we didn’t get a chance to explore the city until the next day. We were so fatigued we literally spent the entire day laying in bed!

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A Close Call Crossing Over from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Crossing from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu was tough mainly because of the lack of information online. The day Karen and myself had to make the trip, we couldn’t find the bus terminal that would take us from Bandar Seri Begawan to Serasa, the city where ferry terminal was located.

Feeling desperate, and not wanting to miss the ferry that typically leaves at 8am, we shelled out $53 USD to hire a taxi just take us from Bandar Seri Begawan to Serasa.

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