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Introducing Helolokal’s pioneering hosts!

Introducing Helolokal’s pioneering hosts!

This inaugural feature about our pioneering hosts holds a special place in our hearts.

At Helolokal, although we are an open travel experiences marketplace for the public, we meticulously select our guides to ensure that they deliver truly unforgettable encounters.

Meeting our hosts, the trailblazers of our platform, isn’t an everyday occurrence.

When we discovered that they had some free time for a quick chat on the same day, we decided to make the most of it. Hence, we quickly put together an introductory video so that our guests could also “meet” them.


Meet Kamal, who not only manages one but THREE listings on our platform.

His expertise lies in educational tours (on foot) within the quaint town of Melaka, where he spent his formative years.

  1. Discover the Cultural and Historical Wonders of Melaka: An Educational Expedition (For Research & University Students) 
  2. Explore Malacca’s Rich Heritage (For International Travelers) 
  3. Baba Nyonya Culture: Adventure along Melaka’s Old Street (For Malaysia Domestic Traveler) 

Originally from Melaka, Kamal is a seasoned tour guide. Impacted by the aftermath of the pandemic and finding it economically challenging to balance his roles as a husband and father, he sought job opportunities in the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur.

It was his innate passion for people and his hospitable nature that swiftly landed him a job.

Expressing his longing to return to his true passion as a full-time guide one day, he ventured into Helolokal to showcase his services.

Alongside his close friends, who are also seasoned guides in Melaka, they joined forces to offer remarkable tours to visitors.


Meet Elena, a remarkable super mom to an energetic six-year-old daughter. Not only is she a certified city guide, but she’s also an experienced mountain guide. It’s a rarity to encounter individuals like Elena who effortlessly juggle dual roles.

Originally hailing from Sabah, Elena transitioned from a career in the legal profession to pursue guiding full-time. Explore her offerings:

1. Hiking & Waterfall Chasing (Gunung Nuang Trail) 

2. Let’s go for Kampung Baru stroll! 

Elena stands out from typical guides by constantly exploring new locations during her free time, ensuring fresh and exciting itineraries for her guests.

Rest assured, your cycling experiences with her will never be dull – a sentiment echoed by those who have had the pleasure of riding alongside her.

Safety is paramount for Elena. Despite her petite stature, she’s adept at fixing bicycle punctures and can even carry her bike onto trains without breaking a sweat.

We sincerely hope you’ll continue to support our efforts as we strive to uncover hardworking locals like Kamal and Elena. Your engagement with their services and support for their work truly makes a difference.

If you know of anyone who would thrive on our platform and deliver unforgettable, educational experiences akin to Kamal and Elena, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

We’re always eager to connect with passionate individuals who are dedicated to providing enriching experiences for our guests.

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