Lessons from the farm

“You can learn everything you need to know about life at a farm.” Michael once said. How true do you think that statement is? In Australia, backpackers come to a farm for different reasons: either for the experience, the visa days, or for some money to travel. You can often …

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The adventures of haircuts abroad

One of the interesting things (for me) to do abroad is to get a haircut. I’ve gotten a haircut a few times where they did not speak English (e.g. Cambodia/Vietnam) so I just let them cut away. I never know what to say when they ask anyways. “How do you …

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Malaysian money matters for the Canadian traveler and expat

Because money is always a big deal and I’ve had to deal with a lot of money issues here. I thought I would share a practical post about it. Here is some information that you will not likely find in a guidebook. Most of this geared towards Canadians coming here …

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The Unsuccessful Student

This is a special interview piece written by my friend Michael Wong. He helped inspire the idea behind this website. Enjoy!   “The Unsuccessful Student” Written by: Michael Wong Fact: everybody wants to travel the world. It’s an escape from the familiar and an opportunity to “soul search”. Does traveling …

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