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Happy that Malacca was recently named as one of the ‘must see’ places in 2012 by NY Times.

Happy that Malacca was recently named as one of the ‘must see’ places in 2012 by NY Times.

I was very pleased with the acknowledgement from The New York Times , which listed Melaka as one of the ‘must-see’ places of 2012. As a state steeped in rich history and culture, not to mention a gastronomic delight, I’m sure we can all agree that Melaka is deserving of the praise. Sometimes, a foreigner’s perspective such as above, helps to remind us of the very elements that make us unique as Malaysians. It reminds us that the things we are so accustomed to — such as our regular teh tarik sessions at the mamak , our weekly Pasar Malam outings, and our local fruits such as durian and langsat — are exactly the things that tourists and foreigners find so fascinating and uniquely Malaysian. Interestingly, when I travel abroad and interact with Malaysians living overseas, they will always cite these things that they take for granted as the very things they miss. For the rest ...

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