casa de rio

Special Offer Only From Casa del Rio!

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For your information, Casa del Rio is situated by the idyllic Melaka River near Jonkers Walk, just opening their doors to the people last 30th April 2011 with its distinctive Mediterranean architecture, tasteful interiors and of course, its warm hospitality and service.

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null stern

Nuke proof hotel

Pic from Null Stern web

This hotel can save you from bomb or radiation in a nuclear strike. Actually it is a bunker. Converted into a hotel. Like the bunker you see in LOST series where Desmond Hume trying to save the world by key in the code every 108 minute.

This kind of hotel is at Switzerland called Null Stern. Switzerland is the only country where every home have a nuclear bunker. Wow! believe it or not. It’s quite an interesting Switzerland story to read about.

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Meet your Seat Guru before flights

The Guru is brought to you by tripadvisor. The guru will tell you about all seat specification of the flight companies you choose.

This seatguru have information of 700 airplane seatmaps from nearly 100 different airlines. This guru sure are very informative in the airlines subject. For example I choose Air Asia Airbus A320.

The info showing that this is the only aircraft type in the Air Asia fleet. Single class configuration – All economy.

In flight amenities are shown in icon like this:

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Travelers best friend

Is the smartphone.

For example if you own an iPhone, there are so many apps for your traveling needs. Free and the paid apps are cheap. Like you want to give away the old Nokia.

From the simple free apps like Currency converter that give up to date exchange rate information for over 100 currencies and countries like this currency for iPhone:


The advance apps like this FlightTrack that track your flight status worldwide. With maps that you can zoom and it even help you to find alternate flight.

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tiles at taman rama2

The roof is from Netherlands

Sample roof at Melaka Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary..

The Dutch colonialism in Melaka was from 1641 and ended in 1825. After that is the British story. But we always talk about Portuguese here because of the remaining Portuguese settlement .

Other than Stadhuys you see at Banda Hilir, the Dutch also pioneered the roofing system using a ceramics tiles.

600 years ago, traditional roof in this archipelago were made from certain leaves. Even all of the buildings are made from timber. From stairs to the roof, all from the jungle. But when the Europeans came, they introduce solid structure like bricks and stone for buildings.

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truly a shopper

Are you truly a shopper?

Shopping is a slow therapy for women. That’s why women can really be patient going from one shop to another shop in large shopping mall for few hours.

For shopaholics in Malaysia, maybe you like to watch this reality show, Truly a Shopper. Upss! not on TV but only available online. It said that the program will have 6 episode from April to June.

With the cooperation with Tourism Malaysia the show is in conjunction with the 2011 launch of Duty Free Shopping all around Malaysia.

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speak italian

Androids apps for travellers that speak

Today smart phone are very travelers friendly. Just bring your smart phone while traveling and you can rid of gps device, digital camera, video camera and even your laptop. Save some space, save the energy and travel with secure feelings.

Now with android around, there are many freebies that can be useful as a tourist.

One of it is the Speak foreign language software. If you suddenly stuck in the middle of a conversation at the street of Milan, just open your HTC or Samsung and hit the Speak Italian button. More faster than bringing a dictionary or searching on the Internet using your laptop.

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