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by cartusien
Sat, 01 Mar 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: car trip from singapore to mersing. Optimum travel time?
Replies: 4
Views: 5250

car trip from singapore to mersing. Optimum travel time?

Hello, I plan to go to Tioman departing singapore at 12:15, just after catching the kids from school, and then catching the last ferry in Mersing at 4 PM. So no time to loose. can you please tell me how long it takes by car to go from Singapore to Mersing? From Ang mo Kio tu tuas it is 30 mns, but t...
by cartusien
Wed, 17 Oct 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: questions about border crossing at tuas and woodlands
Replies: 5
Views: 4201

oups...forgot to indicate that.

i'll go to malaysia with rental car.

Tks
by cartusien
Tue, 16 Oct 2007 1:11 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: questions about border crossing at tuas and woodlands
Replies: 5
Views: 4201

questions about border crossing at tuas and woodlands

Hi, Subject has surely been covered already but... I plan to go to Malaysia soon, and heard terrible thing about jam and waiting time to cross the border at Tuas or Woodlands. Questions: what is the average waiting time to cross the border? When is the worst time during week end (saturday morning to...
by cartusien
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: I planned to go to Desaru next week end, but then....
Replies: 1
Views: 2408

I planned to go to Desaru next week end, but then....

Then, I red a few posts all giving very negatives feedback about that place... Seems that Desaru Resorts are all bad, old, damaged, humid, hell on earth...And then Desaru beach is presented like a junk with garbage, sand flies, etc... Is this all true? I thought going to Desaru with family for one w...
by cartusien
Sat, 06 Oct 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: One week in cambodia for christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 1272

One week in cambodia for christmas

Hi, I plan to go to cambodia for 1 week end december, with wife and children (5 and 7) Do you have any advices about this country? best circuit to advice? Is it possible to flight in Siem Reap (Angkor), and then to go south to Pnom Penh in 1 week (then back to Singapore from there)? With what kind o...
by cartusien
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: Sand Flies or middges in Bintan??
Replies: 3
Views: 6220

Sand Flies or middges in Bintan??

Hello Spent very nice week end in southern part of Bintan (trikora beach), but daughter and I were attacked by small flies whose bites are quite painful, and leave thereafter some red spots, quite painful and long lasting. Since my daughter is allergic to insect bites, she's now covered with red and...
by cartusien
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: Sand Flies or middges in Bintan
Replies: 1
Views: 1547

Sand Flies or middges in Bintan

Spent very nice week end in southern part of Bintan (trikora beach), but daughter and I were attacked by small flies whose bites are quite painful, and leave thereafter some red spots, quite painful and long lasting. Since my daughter is allergic to insect bites, she's now covered with red and painf...
by cartusien
Sat, 22 Sep 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: English lessons in singapore for french beginners
Replies: 2
Views: 1756

English lessons in singapore for french beginners

Hello, We've just arrived in Singapore and my wife is looking for english lessons: let's say she has a good basic knowledge of english, and wants to improve vocabulary and conversation. Do you have advices about good english courses, prices, etc... We've heard a lot about the british council: is it ...
by cartusien
Sun, 16 Sep 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: Worth going to Tioman Island from Singapore in one week end?
Replies: 16
Views: 12322

Worth going to Tioman Island from Singapore in one week end?

Hello, Living in Singapore, I wonder how long it takes to go to Tioman? Singapore - Mersing by car: 2 or 3 hours? Then Mersing -Tioman : 1 Hour ferry? I'm afraid the global trip will be too long to really enjoy the Island in one week end? What do you thing? have you done it already? Is it worth? Tha...

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