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A Taste of the Expat Life in Penang, Malaysia

The housekeeper walks in, takes one quick glance at the living room, declares the whole apartment ‘sparkly clean’ and proceeds to unpack two bags full of groceries. Apparently, we’re cooking curry today…and who’d dare argue with that? Sanra is not … Continue reading

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Travel: it’s evolutionary, Watson!

I really didn’t need a Harvard psychologist to convince me of the fact that the only predictable thing, in life, is its unpredictability. However, as I watched Dan Gilbert’s Ted Talk, The Psychology of your Future Self the other night, … Continue reading

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Travel with a cause: right or con?

If you were to add a social cause or a humanitarian aid project to your vagabonding venture, you could pretty much avoid any kind of criticism from ever reaching you. Mention your noble cause first and foremost and the only … Continue reading

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Greece is the word (you’re the souvlaki that I want)!

I hate Greece. No, let me rephrase that: my hips hate Greece. Actually, to be completely honest, my hips wouldn’t even mind the country so much, if it wasn’t for the fact they need to squeeze themselves into a pair … Continue reading

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Going Bonkers in the Balkans-Part1

CROATIA & BOSNIA (& Herzegovina) The weather gods decide to cut us a much-needed break. After suffering the pits of hell through the coldest and longest winter in Europe in over a century, our spirits are lifted the moment we … Continue reading

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