Pulau Tioman

Although Pulau Tioman isn't technically in Johor, the gateway to the island, Mersing, on the east coast of Johor state, is where the ferry that takes you there is found .

Legendary as the location for the movie South Pacific, this island continues to rank as one of the best beach destinations in the world. Juara on the east coast made it this year to CNN's Best 100 beaches for 2013 and is becoming a well known surf destination.

Besides beaches, the island also has hiking trails where you can view an environment rich with native flora.

Accomodations range from backpacker to luxury. The island is closed from November to January during the Monsoon season.

N'ice Artisan Gelato


N'ice Artisan Gelato are an artisanal ice cream /gelato and popsicle enterprise situated in the lower ground floor of City Square in Johor Bahru.

Their products have no artificial flavouring, colouring, or preservatives, are made fresh in their store and celebrate local ingredients and flavors.

Find out more on their Facebook Page