All of us have heard the unfavourable news of how certain industries are hard hit by the novel Coronavirus pandemic, and its subsequent global lockdown in a bid to halt … Read More
Be prepared to walk, a lot, when you visit Malacca. Of course, you can take an easier way out, either by cycling or taking a trishaw ride.
Munshi Abdullah, born Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir, is known as “The Father of Modern Malay Literature”. Born in 1797 in Kampung Pali, Malacca, he was given the title “Munshi” when … Read More
Melaka may be a small city but there are just so many things to see and do. During our 4D/3N tour of Melaka, which was, frankly speaking, insufficient, we managed … Read More
This traditional Malay house, built in 1894 without a single nail, belonged to the village headman at that time, Penghulu Abdul Majid. He was a tycoon whose ancestors were from … Read More
Baduka is actually a multi-talented man who is a family member of the company that owns and manages the restaurant that sells Nasi Ayam Pacak. I got to chat with … Read More
A dinner of a combination of steamboat and grill is getting more and more common lately. As I do not take beef, I have to be careful that I do … Read More
Cycling is a favourite pastime among foreigners when they are in Melaka.
Opposite from Lim Tian Seng’s Peranakan Beaded Shoe Shop in Temple Street (Jalan Tokong) is Raymond of Wah Aik Shoemaker, who also makes beaded shoes. However, the highlight here is … Read More
One of the dying trades of Malacca is the Peranakan beaded shoes. This is because sewing of the beads is a skill that not many have mastered. It is time … Read More