Is It Safe to Live in Cambodia?

Ask most long-term expats if Cambodia is a safe place to live and they will likely be too busy trying to hold back laughter to be able to answer. But don’t worry; it’s just a question that seems almost absurd to expats based here. The short answer is yes, Cambodia is a safe place to live. Twenty or 30 years ago it was the sort of question people asked before even entering the country...

50 Ways to Make Money in Retirement

The thought of moving overseas (and how you’re going to pay for it) can be overwhelming at times. It can even prevent you from taking any action at all. But we’re here to help you get your dream life moving forward.No matter your skill set, no matter what you do now or did in the past, there is an option in that will align with your own skills and passions...

3 Great English-Speaking Islands

Living on an island conjures up images of white sandy beaches, sparkling blue water and no rush hour traffic.We all dream of one day retiring to a tropical paradise, buying a second home in a quaint beach town where it’s summer all year round, or relocating our lives to an island in the sun. But it can be more than just a dream…your tropical island or beach life can be a reality....

Ipoh, Malaysia

At the half-way point between KL and Penang you’ll find the laidback little city of Ipoh (pronounced Ee-po). It’s an easy two-hour or so bus ride or car journey from either of the bigger expat havens. The road is good. But I would opt for the trains running daily from the magnificent colonial-era railway station in the centre of town to both...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia’s ultra-modern capital city, Kuala Lumpur (KL) offers the best of city living in a glorious fusion of “east meets west.” It’s home to the world’s tallest twin towers, a shiny monorail makes travel around the city easy, and the fine dining scene is thriving. It’s a cosmopolitan place where retirees and other expats working for the many multinationals...

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