Kuala Lumpur has long been a popular destination for savvy expats, but only recently has Malaysia started charting as one of the best places to live in the world. Just last year, in a comprehensive survey by Internations, it jumped 23 places to rank 15th worldwide for providing the best expat experience. From friendly and welcoming locals, to high-quality condos, top-notch travel opportunities and a comfortable lifestyle, KL offers more westernised standards at Asian prices.
As I write this post, I’m still amazed that I’ve been living in Kuala Lumpur for a year and a half already. It’s been hard to keep me in one place for longer than 12 months since I left London in 2011, but so far KL is keeping my expat/posh gypsy feet very firmly on the ground.
Melbourne is an awesome place to live. I moved here for a year in 2016 and it quickly became a home away from home.
I remember the exact moment when the Sailor and I decided to take the plunge and head Down Under. It was my second stint in Prague and about two months into the cold snap.
Are you leaving Thailand after fulfilling a one or two-year teaching contract? Are you expecting to get all of your tax back when you go and did your school offer to help with the process?
Task: Go to Google right now and type in Pattaya. Check out the first page of results or just head to the pictures. What do you think?