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Brunei is a country in Southeast Asia. In general it is is not a destination for backpackers, but for rich businessmen.

Afternoon of Friday the whole country literally stops — they close shops, head home and practice their faith. The people are generally nice.

History is in the water village - the old town of Brunei. You can experience the traditional cultural lifestyle there. You can take a boat there for B$1.

Brunei is duty free.


Find info on hitchhiking at Hitchwiki.

It's easy to hitchhike, no traffic, quiet, mass transport is efficient.



Find info on hosp ex at Couchwiki.

Accommodation may be a bit pricey but they have a government owned hostel that doesn't really give a damn whether u pay or not, not to mention a pool where u can swim for a dollar.

Meet fellow travellers on hospitality exchange networks: Trustroots, BeWelcome


Find info on dumpster diving at Trashwiki.

You'll find shops there where you can get abnormally good meals for 1 brunei dollar. That's not gonna happen in Singapore. Basically cheap for a very rich nation.

Nasi katok is traditional B$1 food and the famous ambuyat, a food like no other!

No alcohol in Brunei.


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