Old town Ipoh

Your Guide to Ipoh: the Best Things to Do in Ipoh

When we moved to Ipoh, Malaysia in 2011, no one we talked to knew where Ipoh was.  Most people were familiar with Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Penang, but not Ipoh.  Fast forward to our return visit this year and Ipoh had suddenly made it onto foreigner’s radar. Ipoh has long been a popular destination for domestic tourists with its stunning …

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A Wrap Up Four Months On

It has now been almost 4 months since we moved back to Canada and I thought it might be nice to discuss how the adjustment has been. First off, it is amazing how seamlessly you can slide back into your “other life”.  A lot of people asked us if we experienced culture shock living back in Canada.  Surprisingly we didn’t; …

A Photo Blog

As we were trying to pack up all our things for our move back to Canada, I tried to reflect on some of the things we will really miss about Malaysia, as well as some of things we wouldn’t miss, through photos.  Once we are back in Canada, I’m sure we will have more thoughts and reflections on our transition …

A Weekend Away

It is now 2 weeks until we leave Malaysia and yet it still doesn’t feel real.  July always seemed far off and suddenly it is at the doorstep.  There are so many things we are looking forward to about moving back to Canada and yet there are an equal amount of things here in Malaysia that we will be really …