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Rimba Jaya

3 May 2018

Rimba Jaya is one of the best hangout spots in Tanjung Pinang after the sun sets. Go on an empty stomach! The area plays host to a night market, hawker centre, hipster cafes, a bar and even an authentic Japanese restaurant. Due to the affordable prices across the area, it is popular amongst the locals too.   At Cangkir Hawker Centre, fragrances wafting from the rows of food stalls will lead you to savoury local ...

Rimba Jaya2018-09-26T17:19:32+00:00

Akau Potong Lembu

24 September 2018

Functioning as a carpark in the day, Akau Potong Lembu sees a stream of hawkers pushing in their food carts in the late afternoon and transforms into an open-air hawker centre at night. It is popular amongst natives of Tanjung Pinang for its cheap and delicious local fare.   There is a large majority of Chinese tenants here, hence its common to hear dialects such as Hokkien or Teochew. This also means that many mouth-watering ...

Akau Potong Lembu2019-09-13T16:45:41+00:00

Tanjung Pinang

3 May 2018

Accessible by ferry from Singapore and Batam, Tanjung Pinang (Tanjungpinang) is the main town of Bintan Island and the capital of the Riau Islands. At bird's eye view, the township is lined with myraid piers, testimony to its role as a main trading port of the island. Steeped with laid back and idyllic charm, Tanjung Pinang offers great insights to Bintan’s local culture, history and heritage. Its traditional architecture reflects the influence of the 19th ...

Tanjung Pinang2018-10-03T11:12:21+00:00

Tanjung Pinang

30 November 2017

Experience the most authentic flavours and cuisines of Bintan in Tanjung Pinang! Go on a food hunt for local delights such as otak-otak and goreng pisang keju. After sundown, visit the night markets Rimba Jaya, Akau Potong Lembu and Melayu Square for the most mouth-watering dishes at affordable prices! The list of must-tries in Tanjung Pinang is seemingly never-ending, it's time to bring those taste-buds on a trip!

Tanjung Pinang2018-11-20T10:34:24+00:00

5 Reasons to Rediscover Bintan Island

23 July 2018

Seeking a respite from city life? Consider planning your next island getaway at Bintan, an idyllic Indonesian island with lush greenery, beautiful beaches, and charming resorts that will satisfy your every holiday whim. Depending on travel needs and preferences, travelers can enjoy a good variety of recreational activities and attractions, ranging from the adventurous to the cultural-centric. Here are five great reasons to rediscover the island for yourself: ...

5 Reasons to Rediscover Bintan Island2019-03-07T11:44:13+00:00