• Brunei is a Shangri-La for many people.  Due to its massive oil reserves and the tiny size of the country, the government is able to provide free education, free health care and many other free or heavily subsidized services.  The people we met were well educated, well-off and very friendly.  Brunei is definitely worth a stop-over if you’re in the area.

Blog Entries We Wrote

  • To see all the blog entries we wrote about this country, please click HERE.

Pictures We Took

  • To see some of the pictures we took in Brunei, please click HERE.

Cities/Areas We Visited

  • Bandar Seri Begawan (Oct. 1-2)









Places We Stayed

  • Empire Hotel (Oct. 1-2)

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Places We Ate

  • Spaghettini

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Things We Did

  • Visited Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque

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  • Took a boat ride to see to kampung village (built on stilts) and Sultan’s palace

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Country Facts

  • Capital City – Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Currency – Brunei Dollar
  • Exchange Rate – 1.5 to 1

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