Thaipusam

A Piercing, Memorable Experience If you plan to go to Thaipusam, which I wholeheartedly recommend, prepare to have your mind utterly blown. And prepare to dance. And prepare your friends for the fact that you’re going to firehose a billion brilliant photos at them via Facebook, Instagram, email, telepathically and every other imaginable way. Thaipusam…

20 Incredible Festivals in Penang

Penang likes to celebrate, and you will too once you experience some of its one-of-a-kind festivals. The vibrant blend of cultures and religions are reflected in the holidays and events celebrated around the island throughout the year. Penang has more than twice the number of holidays than the US, which in-and-of-itself is something to celebrate!…

The Pre-Move Scavenger Hunt

So you’ve decided to move to Malaysia! Once you’ve completed your happy-dance, you’re going to need to prepare for the move by asking some strange questions, like: Can I get my Rogaine there there? (Nope). Or tampons? (Rarely). Replacement kiteboard fins. (Fat chance!) Rubbing alcohol? (Weirdly, no). Deodorant? (You’re in luck… if you like to…