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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

Teluk Bakau Bay View Seafood Restaurant

7 November 2018

Along the beaches of the eastern Trikora Coast lies a seafood restaurant serving fresh seafood along with the calming sea breeze. Teluk Bakau Bay View Seafood Restaurant offers a wide variety of seafood and various cooking methods and sauces from steamed to fried or black pepper to chilli.   Be spoilt for choice at the popular local dining spot. A galore of fish, prawns, crabs and squid dishes await you. Guest looking to try local ...

Teluk Bakau Bay View Seafood Restaurant2018-11-12T09:16:54+00:00

Tanjung Pinang Wet Markets

3 May 2018

The traditional wet markets of the bustling city of Tanjung Pinang are treasure troves waiting to be discovered. Take in the sights and smells as you maneuver the newer Pasar Baru I with stalls selling an amazing variety of meats, fresh vegetables, and vibrant tropical fruits stacked high on wooden carts. You may even spot items out of your usual supermarket buys. Not to worry though; the amicable store owners will gladly provide an introduction. ...

Tanjung Pinang Wet Markets2018-08-08T12:21:24+00:00

Otak Otak Stalls

7 November 2018

This infamous street snack, Otak Otak, commonly found all over Bintan, is highly addictive. Otak Otak is a simple snack made from a slab of prawn, squid or fish paste marinated with spices such as lemongrass and lime, wrapped in banana or coconut leaves and grilled over charcoal flames. It is extremely affordable at around Rp1000 to Rp2000 a piece, and we guarantee you that a piece is definitely not enough!   Otak also refers ...

Otak Otak Stalls2018-11-12T09:19:51+00:00

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