Learn to Dive on the Cheap in Pulah Weh

Imagine being inside a snow globe, only instead of snowflakes swirling around you, it’s hundreds of multi-colored fish. That’s what it’s like to dive in the tropics, and no matter how many times you do it, you’ll never cease to be amazed. And there’s no better or more affordable place on earth to learn than…

Paradise Found: Koh Lipe, Thailand

Koh my God. Look at this slice of heaven! If you’re like me, you’ve probably daydreamed about finding a mythical tropical paradise with empty beaches surrounded by sparkling aquamarine water. But every time you’ve looked for it, you’ve instead found yourself on a trash-strewn patch of sand wading through a sea of loud Chinese tour…

3 Perfect Days in Penang

Visiting Penang and want to experience the highlights of this special island? Having lived here for a while and explored much of the island, I’ve developed a list of must-try experiences that will give you a great feel and taste for the buzzing beehive that is Penang.  You can totally bang this out out in…

Exporting Your Pets From Malaysia

8 Simple Steps to Export Your Pets from Malaysia If you’re moving from Malaysia, of course you’re going to take your pets with you. They’re part of your family, and family always sticks together. Not to mention that they’re depending on you! Last year, I rescued a dog here in Malaysia and exported him to…

Importing Your Pets to Malaysia

How to import your pets in 8 steps Few things make a house feel like home more than having your furry family members there with you…or having their hair on your toothbrush and everything else you own. So of course, you’re going to bring your pets along with you when you move to or from…

Oktoberfest…in Penang?!

My friends, prepare yourselves for the party of the year: Oktoberfest in Penang. Block off October 21 and 22, 2016 on your calendar (and October 23 for hangover recovery), charge up your cameras, and grab your lederhosen and dancing shoes for a wild, memorable event. Who would have ever thought that one of the best…