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Penang Highlights – Repost

So I know we will soon have visitors and will have to play tour guide. Problem is – we are still discovering things for ourselves and have not hit every highlight. I discovered this awesome blog “Oh My Expat Life” … Continue reading

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On being an expat.

I have been trying to think about what I have been feeling as we have settled in to our life here in Malaysia. A year ago I read a book called Planet Boomer as winter was bringing in its chill in … Continue reading

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Finding a home in Penang, Malaysia – real estate is about trust

When making the decision to come to Penang, Malaysia on our MM2H Visa – it was important for us to understand what type of house was available and where we wanted to live. Travelling half way around the world with … Continue reading

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It’s the little things you notice

no towel bars counter top heights are either for Peter Dinklage or Ian Whyte (GoT reference) beds are so hard I suspect they are coconut shells there are no top sheets – fitted and duvet – but you have to … Continue reading

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Penang – The Pearl of the Orient

After months of preparation on the other side of the planet, we have finally landed in Penang, Malaysia.  It seems almost surreal that a decision made a mere 9 months ago has become a reality and sees me sitting on … Continue reading

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