Baba Nyonya and Jewelry Museums December 13th 2014 The Baba Nyonya museum and the Straights Chinese Jewelry museum are located close to each other, just one block off of Jonker Street. Both are well worth a visit, though the jewelry museum will probably be less crowded.
The Baba Nyonya museum is in 3 old houses that are still owned by the original family! Baba Nyonya refers to a specific group of people in Melaka. Over one hundred years ago, Me ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Melaka » Melaka City During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, rural Malaysia, and now Kuala Lumpur. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparati... full info