Dave, Malaysia

Who are you? I’m Dave, 34 years old, married with two young children (aged 2 and 4) Where, when and why did you move abroad? We moved to Malaysia in 2018.My wife was offered a job in an international school, I was a bit bored of my office job in England so I decided to … Read more

Stella English, Kuala Lumpur

Who are you? My name is Stella English, Born Kenyan-Nigerian and an Irish national.I spent most of my childhood between Africa and Europe. Where, when and why did you move abroad? We left Ireland in 2003 to Singapore for my husband’s job working for an American earthmoving equipment company. I was 6.5 months pregnant. What … Read more

Merx, Selangor

Who are you? Hi there – I’m Merx, an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Selangor, Malaysia. I graduated as an Electronics Engineer in Mapua Institute of Technology and practiced Infocomm Technology (IT) profession as a Software Test Engineer. I’m also the author behind Roumery.com, a blog dedicated to traveling and narrating the life of an … Read more

Dr. Angelo Nino M. Santos, Penang

I’m Dr. Angelo Nino M. Santos or Doc Gelo to my students and blog readers. I am a Filipino licensed General Physician, Medical Educator and the Blogger behind Beyond Toxicity. I’ve been teaching my profession since 2004 and have been blogging since 2007 from the Philippines and when I got a chance to work as … Read more

Anabelle Co-Martinent, Kuala Lumpur

Who are you? I’m Anabelle Co-Martinent, a Chinese-Filipino expat who is living in Kuala Lumpur for 6 years now. Married to French hubby and we consider KL as our home. Mother to a lovely 3-year old little girl, enjoying my mid 30’s and trying to live life to the fullest. Where, when and why did … Read more

Monica Tindall, Kuala Lumpur

Who are you? I am an Australian who loves to eat, travel and make the most of every minute. I have lived the expatriate life for well over 15 years now, having postings in both Asia and South America. I have a special place in my heart for socially responsible organizations and like to promote … Read more

Stephen Sovie, Tanjung Tokong area of Penang

Who are you? My name is Stephen Sovie Where, when and why did you move abroad? I have always been drawn to Asia and after visiting a number of countries in Asia I decided upon Malaysia, primarily because I had a close friend here and because of the MM2H visa program. What challenges did you … Read more

Brenda, Seremban

Who are you? I am a Toronto-born, Canadian Caucasian of British descent, an English teacher, minister of the Gospel, mother of six and grandmother of eleven. My first son was born in the back seat of a car on the Mexico City autobahn. As each child came along, we just added them to our travel … Read more

Shazed, Serdang

Who are you? My name is Shazed; I am a Chemical Engineer and a husband as well. I am living in Malaysia for last 3 years and completed my postgraduate here from a top research university. This was my first expat experience and I enjoyed exploring the new country and the excellent quality of life … Read more

Jigna, Kuala Lumpur

Who are you? My name is Jigna and I head the English Department in a reputed college in Kuala Lumpur. Before this, I have taught in an International School and have headed a group of pre-schools. I have been in the education field for about 14 years now. I am married and have two school-going … Read more

Ken, Kuala Lumpur

Who are you? Hi, my name is Ken and I have been a consultant project manager for about 15 years. Where, when and why did you move abroad? In March 2011 I had just finished a really enjoyable 2 years in Sri Lanka and was eagerly looking for another Asian opportunity. So, I was really … Read more

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