Being abroad: The stuff that nobody mentions

A lot of people think living and working abroad is all fun and games. And there are definitely lots of exciting things about it, but I’m going to talk about a few things that are seldom mentioned. You may be forgotten Friends come and go, but none so easily as …

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January in review

January passed in a flurry. I am not sure if it was a good month or not. On the one hand, I actually feel like I’m starting to learn Java and Android. On the other hand, my first app has been a cluster $%^&*() and I haven’t finished the first …

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What it takes to be an entrepreneur: First impressions

With a lot of time learning and grinding through the beginning learning curve, I think most people wouldn’t classify this venture as an exciting start. I can’t say I feel much like entrepreneur three months into this Malaysia saga. Nonetheless, I do have some first impressions on what I think it …

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Reviewing the Singapore trip

I spent the last week in Singapore and it was a pretty good week. In general, I’m definitely not a Singapore fan. I did call it the most “sterile” country in my SEA trip last year, but of course this is after being in some really colourful places in SEA. If …

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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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December in review

December has been an interesting month. I didn’t hit one of my goals for the month (updating the BSI database) but this was slightly out of my control because one of the employees had an emergency. Fortunately, I was able to hit all my other goals for the month: Continue …

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November in review

This will be a regular monthly post where I reflect on the month in terms of my goals, accomplishments/struggles, and plan for the next month. So this month, I passed the one month mark since arriving in Malaysia. I was able to check off all my goals for the month …

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