Learn to Teach English in Malaysia at myTESOL

Every time I travel to a far-off land, I always meet a smiling, happy expat who lives there and teaches English as a foreign language. And they always rave about how much they love the chance to live someplace exotic while doing something fun and fulfilling that makes decent money. Truth be told, I usually…

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…

Georgetown Treasure Hunt!

  Want to spend a couple of really fun hours walking the streets of Georgetown, Penang to find some of its coolest street art and tastiest treats? And want to totally crush your photos and make all your friends laugh? Well, my friends, I’m here to help! My friend Jays and I designed a great…

Rage Against the Latrine

Malaysian Bathrooms, Explained The first time you face this sight, it’s natural to contract sudden onset paralysis. So many questions raced through my mind during my inaugural squat toilet experience: Which way are you supposed to face? Where the hell is the toilet paper? Is that ladle for hitting intruders? What’s up with the hose? Isn’t…

10 Pro Tips: Prepare for Your Malaysia Trip

So you’re coming to Malaysia – hurray! Here are my top 10 pro-tips to help make sure you’re prepared so you’ll have a fantastic trip. If you follow these tips, you won’t be dragging your sweaty, sweater-covered jetlagged-butt around town under the blazing sun trying to figure out why your ATM card won’t work. Instead,…