Author Archive | Eric Chow

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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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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Hardware Stores in Penang

Hardware and Electrical Appliances Stores in Penang

Hardware Stores in Penang It’s always good to have at least some DIY tools handy. In Penang, getting someone to do a job for you due to a plumbing or electrical problem can be quite affordable as compare to some other countries. Though there are quite a number of hardware stores in Penang, but I […]

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Best Cell Phone Plan in Malaysia

Choosing the Best Cell Phone Plan

In this era of modern technology, one will find it difficult to live without a cell phone.  So which cell phone plan is the best and value for money? Generally there are a couple of things that we need to consider such as the coverage, reliability, minutes, texts, data allowance and price. Though lower price […]

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Where to live in Penang

Penang consist of two parts – Penang Island and Seberang Perai (the mainland).  Though Penang is considered a small island, but there are several areas or neighbourhood for you to consider for your housing needs. The question of where to live in Penang depends on what you are looking for. The best answer to where […]

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