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Business Meets Pleasure – What to Know about Batam

June 20, 2019

Batam is such a paradise. If you go to any skyscraper in Singapore and peek out of a window, you will be able to get a glimpse of the twin islands of Batam and Bintan. The majestic island of Batam has been described as inviting. You wouldn’t be alone in wanting to visit it after sneaking a peek at it. You can surely give it a go as it’s just a short ferry ride away from Singapore, not to mention Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Once you’re there, you will appreciate the contrast between the atmosphere of Batam and the bustling metropolis that is Singapore. That said, you can prepare yourself for the many things you can do and see in Batam. Here’s how.

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How to Make the Most of Your Weekend Getaway to Batam, Indonesia

June 18, 2019

Batam is a great Indonesian island that is only a 45-minute ferry ride away from Singapore. This island is abundant in English speakers so even if you don’t speak a word of the local language, you should have no problem making your way around. Although this island is a part of Indonesia, everything will be priced in Singapore dollars. Fortunately, however, the prices won’t be the same as they are in the Lion City. There are beaches with various water sports and activities to partake in near most resorts. If you’re looking for a relaxing time, here are our tips for getting the most out of your weekend in Batam:

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What to Know About the Batam Ferry Terminal

June 10, 2019

The Batam Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal is one of the four terminals nearest to the Singapore Harbour Front Centre, which is approximately 40 minutes away with the Horizon Fast Ferry which has hourly trips. Since its grand opening in 2006, it has served about 45,000 visitors from Singapore monthly. This international terminal has ferry services from Riau island to Tanjung Balai Karimun and Stulang Laut Johor, Malaysia. At the Batam Ferry Terminal, you can find great shopping malls, hotels, lots of entertainment, massage or spa centers, seafood restaurants, and even some office towers all within walking distance of the terminal. There are plenty of delicious things to eat with tons of local delights to enjoy.

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Batam Holiday Inn – 3 Places in Batam To Try Kueh Lapis

May 31, 2019

When you’re in Batam, there is one thing that you must try, which is the Kueh Lapis. It is a soft, layered Indonesian cake that comes in many colors and flavors. Some of the ingredients used in cooking Kueh Lapis are luscious coconut milk, tapioca, rice flour, sugar, salt, and food coloring. Since it is steamed, it has the same sticky and chewy consistency as the Japanese cake mochi. Kueh Lapis is cheaper in Batam than in neighboring Singapore, as the residents of Batam who make them get the ingredients right from their backyard or local market. In fact, Singapore gets its Kueh Lapis from Batam. Here are the three stores in this city where you can have a slice of these colorful cakes.

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4 Places to Visit With Your Family in Batam

May 22, 2019

Traveling to Batam with your family is a fantastic opportunity to spend some quality time together. Some people say that it is challenging to plan a travel itinerary for the whole family to enjoy.

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Places for Outdoor Activities in Batam

May 14, 2019

Batam is a fantastic place to have a relaxing holiday. Imagine spending your days enjoying massages and spas that can take all of the aches and pain away from your body.

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Three Cheap Seafood Restaurants to Try in Batam

May 8, 2019

Are you sick and tired of the hustle and bustle of the metropolis that is Singapore? If so, perhaps you should make your way to Batam Island for a quick weekend getaway.

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4 Things to Do At Night in Batam, Indonesia

April 25, 2019

Batam is an island in the north of the Indonesian archipelago, just south of Singapore. It’s one of the most popular locations in the whole country for tourists to visit, ranked just behind Bali and Java in terms of popularity. It’s an island filled with many adventures, as it has some of the most well-preserved natural beauties in the world along with some man-made marvels for tourists to enjoy.

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A Guide to Water Sports on Batam Island

April 18, 2019

While it is true that Batam is not well known for flawless sand or for parties, but there are still great things about this Indonesian island that everyone should be more aware of, one of which is its incredible water sports and activities.This article will be your guide to water sports in Batam Island, Indonesia. If you are interested in wakeboarding or water skiing, keep on reading!

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Reasons Why You Should Visit Bintan , Batam

April 10, 2019

Indonesia is a beautiful Southeast Asian country that boasts plenty of islands and a number of beautiful beaches. Chances are that Bali is already on your bucket list, but Bintan and Batum are two other popular islands that you should visit as well.