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Stay Safe & Healthy in Brunei

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Stay Safe in Brunei

When it comes to narcotics, Brunei, like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore, has extremely stringent regulations. To a certain extent, drug trafficking carries a required death penalty. Murder, abduction, and unlicensed weapon possession are among the other offenses that carry the death penalty. For rapes, as well as less severe offenses such as unlawful entrance, overstaying your visa for more than 90 days, robbery, corruption, and vandalism, Brunei employs caning (for men only). Caning is not the same as a slap on the wrist. The heavy rattan cane’s strokes are very unpleasant. They may take weeks to heal and leave a permanent scar. These laws also apply to foreigners.

If you are found eating or drinking in public during the Islamic month of Ramadhan, you will face a hefty punishment in the hundreds of dollars. In addition, throughout the day, all restaurants, including non-halal ones, stop serving dine-in customers. Visiting Brunei during Ramadhan is best avoided.

The basic line is that you should be aware of their rules and follow them.

Brunei is a highly safe nation, comparable to Japan in terms of personal safety, but you should always exercise caution.

If you’re driving in Brunei, keep an eye out for impatient and/or hazardous drivers; be especially cautious at night and early in the morning, since some drivers race on the roads illegally.

Stay Healthy in Brunei

Because to excellent food safety regulations, eating out is usually safe. However, only boiling or bottled water should be consumed. Mosquito bites may transmit dengue fever or malaria in this area of the globe, so take precautions.

How To Travel To Brunei

By plane Brunei's sole airport is Brunei International Airport (BWN), which serves as the hub for Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA). The airport is tiny, but it is well-kept and functioning. The RBA decreased its services significantly after an overzealous growth and heavy losses in the 1990s, although it still had a good...

How To Travel Around Brunei

By car A "highway" runs down the shore from Bandar Seri Begawan (the capital). It becomes a double and therefore only driveway, although it is adequate for all cars up to Kuala Belait and the Malaysian toll bridge in Sarawak to the west). There is also a minor route that leads...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Brunei

Visa restrictionsCitizens of Israel will be denied entry. Those holding other passports having Israel stamps and/or visas will be permitted entry. Foreign residents of the following countries/territories are not required to get a visa to visit Brunei if they have a valid passport valid for at least 6 months: Up to...

Money & Shopping in Brunei

The local currency is the Brunei Dollar ($). You may hear Ringgit used to refer to the dollar, but be sure the participants are not referring to the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), which is worth less than half a Brunei dollar. The Brunei dollar is pegged to the Singapore dollar at...

Things To Do in Brunei

Many eco-tours go by boat to the Temburong region and then to a local "community home." Then a motor boat (driven by locals) takes you upstream to the Belalong National Park, a refuge in the Borneo rainforest. At the park headquarters, there is a canopy walk as well as...

Food & Drinks in Brunei

Food in Brunei Bruneians like eating, and due to the high number of foreign employees in the nation, there are many great restaurants in Brunei that offer a broad range of cuisines. There is also a native cake, which consists of rice, beef curry, or chicken and may be very hot....

Culture Of Brunei

Brunei's culture is primarily Malay (representing its heritage) with significant Islamic influences, although it is considerably more conservative than Indonesia and Malaysia. Bruneian culture is influenced by Malay civilizations found across the Malay archipelago. There have been four eras of cultural, animistic, Hindu, Islamic, and Western influence. Islam had...

History of Brunei

Early history The letter of the Po-ni king to the Chinese emperor in 977 AD, which some historians think relates to Borneo, is one of the earliest Chinese documents. Chau Ju-Kua (Zhao Rugua), a Chinese official, claimed in 1225 that Po-ni possessed 100 vessels to defend his commerce and that...

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