Melaka Belacan – Part II

Rate this post If you aren’t familiar with local cooking techniques and dishes, chances are you won’t know what to do when presented with a block of raw belacan. Firstly, the odour can be overpowering and not to mention plainly unpleasant to some people. However, looks and smells can be deceiving and it certainly is […]


Rate this post By Linda Phua Sue Lin If you are looking for accommodation within the core heritage zone in Melaka, you have several choices. Depending on your needs and your budget, you can choose from 3, 4 or 5 star hotels,  budget hotels, boarding houses and boutique hotels. However, home-2-stays within the zone are […]

Book Talk By Dennis De Witt & Serge Jardin On 9th July 2011 At Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

Rate this post Last Saturday’s Book Talk on the 9th July 2011 was an exciting time for both Kampung Buku and Cheng Ho Cultural Museum. As this was a public event, we had no idea how many people would turn up. Prior to the date of the event which was the 9th July, we had […]

Rumah Melaka

Rate this post The front view of Rumah Melaka When travelling along the Bukit Katil road towards Tehel, it is hard not to miss Rumah Melaka on your left. Constructed entirely from wood in the style of a typical traditional Malay house complete with ornately tiled stairs on a vast 10 acre plot of land, […]

Taming Sari Guest House @ Kampung Morten

Rate this post Part 1 Introduction. An authentic traditional Malay house in an urban heritage village The front view of No. 134, Kampung Morten, Jalan Tun Ali, Melaka. The side view of the house with the immaculate grounds. Urban villages located in town centres can be found in most cities. However, picture perfect villages with […]