An Overview of Brunei
Brunei is an Indonesian-speaking country on the east coast of Borneo, in two different sections enveloped by Malaysia and the Indian Ocean. It is known for its scenic beaches, palm-fringed forests and diverse, rich rainforests, much of which is protected within national parks. The capital, Bandar Seri Begawan is home to the luxurious Jame Sahid Sultan bin Abdulaziz Alhaji Sheikh, who is also home to the stately, opulent palace. The largest of the Brunei royal family’s mosques, the Istana Nurul Iman, is situated in the city centre.
One of the things that you must see in Brunei are the mangrove forests. They are some of the most beautiful places in the world and provide a wonderful insight into the lifestyle of Brunei citizens. The flora and fauna of the Brunei rainforest are absolutely astounding and provide the tourist a chance to explore the flora and fauna of one of the last remaining frontiers in the world, the Southeast Asian region. There are many tour packages that include a tour of the mangroves and the flora and fauna of the rainforests. Among the most popular destinations in the vicinity of the mangrove forests are Brunei’s national park, the Liarak Sarawak national park and the Wetu Sarawak national park.
Close by to these parks, you will be able to find Brunei’s national museum, the Chingay Tuah stretch Hummingbird Reserve and the Gadong Tuah stretch Hummingbird Reserve. This is a good place to start your tour because it will provide you with an insight into how the people of Brunei live. You will be able to see how the indigenous cultures of the country, theongs, aerobics, taurekes, and hydras, interact with one another. You will also see how the cultures have coped with climate changes, such as the global warming phenomenon that has swept through the nation.
When you are in the city, you will be able to see two great attractions; the Natural Disaster Centre and the Brunei International Airport. You can also do some shopping in the traditional village, which is located close to the airport and the natural disaster centre. When you book a room in one of the hotel lounges in Brunei, you will be able to watch a documentary about the rise of environmental awareness throughout the region. There are also several shows that cater to the environmentally conscious tourist.
As you move from one place to another in the city, you will see that there are numerous different types of food to offer. Some of the most common dishes that are served are jellies, salads, rice and noodles, kebabs, sandwiches, beef sizzling, and desserts. The tourists in the area are used to eating western-style foods, so you will find that the cuisine is quite varied. You will also be pleasantly surprised at the variety of cuisine that is available here.
The markets are quite popular, and you will be able to find all sorts of things in these markets. You can find locally grown fruits and vegetables; flowers, fabrics, jewelry, furniture, clothing, and household goods. A variety of handicrafts is also known and this includes ceramics, woodwork, leather goods, and other products made from locally produced raw materials.
The one thing that tourists should know before they set foot into this beautiful country is that all sales in Brunei are cash-only. Also, all foreigners are required by law to have a national ID card and a passport when entering the country. There is no multi-entry visa available in Brunei. The purpose of the national ID card is to serve as proof of identity, and a passport is necessary for travel outside of the country.
Shopping in Brunei can be fun and exciting. Many boutiques and designer shops are located in many interesting locations throughout the country. A variety of art galleries and museums are also found throughout the city. Museums in the area include the Museum of the Sacred Spear, National Gallery, Jardine Tuur Sauk, and the Brunei Art Gallery.