SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M: Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) to Tanah Merah MRT Station by Bus

The Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal serves ferries towards the Indonesian island destinations nearer to the eastern part of Singapore, such as Batam Centre and Nongsapura on Batam Island, and Pulau Lobam, Bintan Lagoon, Tanjung Pinang and Telok Sebong (Bintan Resorts) on Bintan Island. A dedicated public bus route, SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M, serves the Tanah Merah … Continue reading SBS Transit Bus Service 35/35M: Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) to Tanah Merah MRT Station by Bus

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Changi Airport are situated pretty close to each other, and I've actually wondered for quite a while if it's possible for some sort of integration between the two facilities so that the airport could also serve the nearby Indonesian islands just like how the SkyPier at Hong Kong International Airport … Continue reading Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service

Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under $500!

After having read all my posts on my trip from Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea, you might think that I've spent a lot on this trip considering that I've travelled in First Class on the ship from Batam to Jakarta, in Eksekutif Class on all long-distance trains and slept in hotels instead of … Continue reading Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under $500!

Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

The KM Kelud was already outside of the Port of Tanjung Priok at around 5pm, when dinner was served, and stopped short of entering the port. After about another half an hour of non-movement, the captain made an announcement saying that we are "drifting" as they are waiting for the pilot to board the ship to … Continue reading Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

Day 1: Trans Batam Corridor 05 from Batam Centre to Batu Ampar Port

IMPORTANT: Follow the directions in this post only if you have already purchased and collected your PELNI tickets in advance. Tickets are NOT sold at the Batu Ampar Port. Click here for directions to purchase PELNI tickets in Batam. Just across the road from the Batam Centre Ferry Terminal lies the familiar Trans Batam Central Busway halt … Continue reading Day 1: Trans Batam Corridor 05 from Batam Centre to Batu Ampar Port

Day 1: Batam Fast from Singapore (HarbourFront Centre) to Batam (Batam Centre)

After completing my journey From London to Singapore in 40 Days, I figured that the journey could be further extended with transport options south of Singapore. Sure, Sentosa was the touristy *cringe* southernmost point of “continental Asia” (which is untrue by the way) and of my trip, but that’s not the most inspiring place to be. The neighbouring … Continue reading Day 1: Batam Fast from Singapore (HarbourFront Centre) to Batam (Batam Centre)