Keeping it light & easy...

My Johor Joy Book celebrates great people, good food, happening events, and exciting places. It's written by a true-blue Johorean who has been residing in the city and never really left! 

Most of the postings here are from Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri - the two cities are part of Iskandar Malaysia, a special economic corridor that was formed in October 2007.  For more than a decade now, the area has grown by leaps and bounds.  

Please sit back, relax, and enjoy the postings. All postings are organic and more to sharing-basis.

All views and opinions expressed in the articles are personal and those of the author.

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Rejuvenate at Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru

Since opening its door in July, the hotel has steadily won many hearts that had experienced its alluring comfort and convenience. Located just minutes away from Legoland Malaysia Resort, Gleneagles Medini Hospital, Mall of Medini and Afiniti Medini, Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru (Ramada Meridin) is an excellent choice for both families and business travellers. Its no-fuss, hi-speed Wi-Fi is simply heaven-sent for those who are away from home (and office)! No registration and no password required - just perfect, seamless connection while you roam throughout the hotel. Kids with their arsenal of electronic gadgets would love it too. The pool and food outlets at Level 5 is the perfect meeting poin

Iskandar Investment Hosts Triathlon Coaching Clinic for Challenge Iskandar Puteri Triathletes

The highly anticipated Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2018 will be back from 15 to 16 September 2018 at Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri. Approximately 700 participants will join this year’s Swim-Bike-Run triathlon race that will put athletes’ stamina to the acid test during the 1.9 km, 90 km and 21 km drill, respectively. Popular triathletes such as Luke McKenzie, Matt Burton, Beth McKenzie, Anna Eberhardt, Michael Fox, Kieran Roche, Moya Johanssan, Belinda Granger, John Chicano, Luz Poblete, Felix Walchshöfer and Kieran Roche have confirmed their participation in this weekend’s race that will take participants around scenic routes in Puteri Harbour, Medini and Kota Iskandar. Mitch Robins (last

Iskandar Puteri Jazz Festival Returns on 8 September 2018

If you're looking for things to do (and places to go) this coming weekend, look no more! The Iskandar Puteri Jazz Festival 2018 (Jazz fest) promises two stages of experimental and classical jazz performers to serenade you by the Straits of Johor all evening. Watch and listen to musical improvisation and collaboration at its finest in Iskandar Puteri's most-visited lifestyle and entertainment centre! Inaugurated last year, the Jazz fest is rapidly growing into a regional draw for music enthusiasts due to its emphasis on musical excellence and diversity. Audiences get an opportunity to catch renowned jazz celebrities and upcoming musicians from around the world at this annual event. Event: Isk


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