Renting apartment in Penang

What to Look for When Renting a House or Condo

Without a doubt, finding the ideal physical home to live in is perhaps one of the most daunting of all the things an expat has to face when moving to a new country. There are so many things to consider and the decision to find the most suitable place is definitely not easy, especially when you […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Sekinchan

Top 10 things to do in Sekinchan

Writing about all things Penang has and always will be the heartbeat of our blog posts here. Having said that; quite recently, we visited a unique place in Malaysia and we just wanted to share it with you because I’m most certain you’d love this place too. Hidden in the state of Selangor is a small town called Sekinchan. We have […]

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List of International Schools in Penang

International Schools in Penang

Penang has seen much progress in terms of the choices of good education available here. In the past several years alone, there have been a growth of popularity for private education amongst the locals here which has brought about the establishments of more international schools, home-schooling centres and private Malaysian schools all over the island as […]

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Kids Friendly Hotels in Penang

Best Hotels for Kids in Penang

Holidays can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. As an individual, it is a time to put aside my hectic routines of everyday life for a much needed time of R&R. But like any parent of young children, my first concern is finding the right place to stay for my family. I realize that the right accommodation can put your child […]

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2015 Events in Penang

2015 Events in Penang

This page contains a list of events in Penang for the year 2015. Please bookmark this page as events will be updated from time to time. All Month: Occupy Beach Street @ Lebuh Pantai | Every Sunday 8am-12pm. Live performances, street markets, exhibitions, street games and more. All Month: Weekend Market by the Sea @ Straits […]

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Unotelly Channels

How To Watch Hulu and Netflix in Malaysia

Some of you may be missing your favorite channels from your home country such as Hulu, Netflix, BBC, etc… which is currently not available in Malaysia due to some geo-restriction channels.  Or do you find yourself not able to listen to your favorite music from Pandora or Spotify? This should not pose a problem as I am going […]

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Philippines Expats from Quezon City, Philippines, Penang

Becky from Quezon City, Philippines

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://www.penangforexpats.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/becky.jpg”] We are glad to have our friend, Becky be the first to feature in Penang For Expats interview. Do read further on her experience and insights about living in Penang. Where are you from originally? Philippines   How long have you been living in Penang and what do you do? I have been […]

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Living in Penang

Basic Facts About Living In Penang

If it is your first time staying in Penang, it may help to have some information about the basic day-to-day facts of living here. I’ve put together a list of things so that you can have them available all in one place at the click of your mouse. The list may not be comprehensive for now […]

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Things to do with Kids in Penang

Twenty Things to do with Kids in Penang

One thing my two children look forward to the most is getting out during the weekends to explore and do fun activities as a family. That is what inspired me to write this article about “Things to do with kids in Penang”. Penang actually has quite a good share of both outdoor and indoor activities […]

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