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Travel Tip & Travelogue @ Melaka

Go: Cruising down Venice of the East

Go: Cruising down Venice of the East

By PHILIP LIM The history of Malacca is about 700 years, perhaps older. PHILIP LIM goes on a river cruise and enjoys vistas of the ancient and modern. IF you are new to Malacca, one of the most pleasant ways of getting acquainted with the Unesco World Heritage Site (since 2008) is to take a […]

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Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Malacca Duck Tours

Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Malacca Duck Tours

This tourist product was introduced in the end of 2009 and it’s dubbed as Malaysia’s first land-and-sea escapade. This tour ‘duck-bus’, an amphibious transport truck developed by the United Stated during WWII is another adventurous way to explore Melaka. – The journey takes about 45 – 60 minutes, with a half of time on land […]

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Melaka Shopping Tip :: Uncle Chong - The Kite Man Of Jalan Tokong

Melaka Shopping Tip :: Uncle Chong – The Kite Man Of Jalan Tokong

By Fadzli Ramli MELAKA, Oct 13 (Bernama) — For those who pass through Jalan Tokong in this world heritage city, they are sure to come across a man who is seen painstakingly working on slender bamboo strips and paper, turning these materials into Chinese traditional kites. The workplace for Chong Swee Ching is in a […]

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Melaka Shopping Tip :: Non-slip slippers made from old tyres

Melaka Shopping Tip :: Non-slip slippers made from old tyres

MELAKA: We all agree that the most important parts of a car are its four tyres, as a car is useless without the tyres even if it is equipped with the best ever engine. This theory also applies to a person’s feet which are just as crucial as the tyres of a car. Because of […]

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Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Melaka River Cruise

Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Melaka River Cruise

Once dubbed the “Venice of the East”, where the traders of East and West met, the Melaka River was the beginning point of the “Sultanate of Melaka” empire, attracting traders from all corners of the world and leading Melaka into its glorious history. The river with its estuary in Bandar Hilir here and opening into […]

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Melaka Cultural Tip :: Preserving a cultural heritage

Melaka Cultural Tip :: Preserving a cultural heritage

By MOHD BAKRI DARUS Pretty women clad in kebaya and sarung will greet you if you pay a visit to the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum at Jalan Tun Cheng Lock, Bandar Hilir in Malacca.. The museum was a heritage house belonging to Malacca Chi-nese Peranakan Association vice -president Chan Kim Lay. He had converted the […]

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Melaka Shopping Tip :: Jonker Street a.k.a Jalan Hang Jebat

Melaka Shopping Tip :: Jonker Street a.k.a Jalan Hang Jebat

Jalan Hang Jebat was once called Jonker Street and is translated as ‘Young Noblemen’s Street’ in Dutch. This is another street that was once inhabited by the more affluent group of the society. Many beautiful town houses still line both sides of this bustling street that is renowned for its antique shops. The presence of […]

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Melaka Travel Tip :: Transport

Melaka Travel Tip :: Transport

As a historic city in the UNESCO world heritage list, Melaka historical trail is a must visit for tourists. Below is recommended list by our local site manager. Red color London bus hops from site to site in the tourist zone is the convenient and cheaper way to move around the Melaka city. Riding bicycle […]

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The spice of the daytime

The spice of the daytime

By PHOOWADON DUANGMEE THE NATION Malaysia The small Malaysian city of Malacca has a discernible “mixed pot of spices”, either for its flavour or design, dating back to the old colonial days when the European fleets came in search of spices and gold. Malacca has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2008, and draws […]

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