At Malacca there are few place that you can stay and feel like you was time traveling back to 18th Century Old Malacca. One of it is Heeren House, a guesthouse by the Melaka River. Located at No. 1 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, means it is the first building you will meet among all the hundred years old Town house at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock. Among unique guest house around, it offers all individually furnished with colonial and peranakan furniture at the guest bedrooms.
With the location just by the side of the winding Melaka River. You can see clearly Banda Hilir Historical landmarks such as Stadhuys & St. Paul Hill. Heeren House will be a good starting point to walk on foot as it is surrounded in the UNESCO Heritage area. You can stroll along Heeren Street and then Jonker Street to find antiques and then proceed your walk along the picturesque Malacca river and proceed to Banda Hilir area. The facilities offers at your room are:
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For Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka now don’t need to apply for Visa first before entering Malaysia as they can make it on arrival. Read the Article below:
By Muin Abdul Majid
DUBAI, Sept 28 (Bernama) — Visa-on-arrival (VOA) issuance at Malaysian entry checkpoints can now be considered to citizens of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka living abroad, if they hold certain types of documents.
According to Tourism Malaysia’s office in Dubai, such documents included a valid permanent residence, expatriate pass, dependant pass, student pass and long-term visit pass from other countries.
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The Green Lantern..
New hotel at along the Straits of Malacca. Located at Jalan Tengkera / Limbongan. You can spot the tall Green Building from afar if you coast along the new highway from Mahkota Parade / Eye on Malaysia. They choose lime green to emphasize relaxation to customer. That means the hotel staff too. When both workers and customers stress level are eliminate than it will be a total satisfaction. With the new structure and concept, every level of the Hotel rooms are designed and painted with different colors such as pink, yellow, green and blue. This is a budge hotel with the facilities nearest to 4 star hotel. Facilities and service offers at Formosa Hotel are:-
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Sharkey and turtle guaranteed at Sipadan..
Have you heard about PADI? Maybe here we know that PADI is a rice tree but that is Padi. PADI ia an Association. Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). At the official PADI website they said that PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization. With 40 years in the field, and 5300 dive shops and resorts worldwide, PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere.
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Tun Tan Cheng Lock house…
Tun Tan Cheng Lock street formerly known as Hereen Street are uniquely associated with Peranakan House. The original Peranakan House here has been preserved for generation. Street along Tun Tan Cheng Lock are model of Town System of the past. The Narrow street is a one way street with a row of Town Houses some dated back at Dutch period. Now National University of Singapore and Melaka jointly making effort to conserve 2 unit of town house at the street that is no 54-56. Why the 2 units? This is because no 54-56 are belongs to the late Tun Dato’ Sir Tan Cheng Lock. The street name is dedicated to this man. Once was a Malaysian Chinese businessman and a key public figure who devoted his life to fighting for the rights and the social welfare of the Chinese community in Malaya. Tan was also the founder of the Malayan Chinese Association (MCA), which advocated his cause for the Malaysian Chinese population.
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Melaka, September 2009 – Some 80 orphans and poor children of the Madrasah Annuriah Addiniah, Sungai Udang were treated to a sumptuous kampung-style dinner to break their fast hosted by Renaissance Melaka Hotel, at its grand ballroom recently.
This yearly event has been the hotel’s tradition for many years. The Management and Renaissance Caring Club (RCC) took the opportunity to share the moment with the less fortunate.
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Today all Malaysian celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri or Eid ul Fitr. Although this celebration is for Muslim after one Month Fasting in Ramadhan, in the spirit of 1 Malaysia, others celebrate it with their Muslim friends by visiting open houses enjoying the festive food that they have very familiar with since childhood. Ketupat, Rendang, Lemang, Dodol, Sambal Pecel and various type of cookies can be considered the all Malaysian food. 2-3 Days before the Eid ul Fitr, Malaysia will be the land of Bazaar. This will be the month where most of the shoppers will go to the street. Month were the Big Shopping Complex can’t get as much as sales they hope for because every corner of the street the will be people selling. I can say that the atmosphere before 1st Eid ul Fitr were more thrill and at the climax period. Although the seller are targeting the celebrator, everybody, tourist also find it very hot experience. Hot in terms of the weather, the spotted traffic jammed, the bargaining, hot food fried in front of the street and the sea of people.
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