Brunei is a small but wealthy oil-rich sultanate with a population of just under half a million sandwiched between the state of Sabah, Malaysia. Officially a Muslim state, in Brunei, sale of alcohol is banned.


Brunei boasts several beautiful mosques. The Royal Regalia Building and Timepiece Monuments are other hallmarks of Brunei. They are in the main city of Bandar Seri Begawan. Off the coast of Brunei, there is some great scuba diving at dive sites such as American Wreck, Australian Wreck and Dolphin 88 Wreck.