Category: Travel

How To Teach English In Hong Kong.

There is more to teaching in Hong Kong that a positive attitude and a winning smile. Though they will help. There are learning centres, public and private schools, colleges, tutors and universities. You can earn from about $2000 to $12000 USD a month, but you are going to have to be qualified and experienced to head towards those heights.

As parts of the world open up…

What to take and what to do if you manage to get away on holiday this summer.

The Perhentian Islands. Beaches, Bats, and Beauty.

” To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise.” Emilia Wickstead The two Main Perhentian islands, Besar and Kecil are about a 45 minutes speedboat journey from the quaint little port town of Kuala Besut. The boat boys… Continue Reading “The Perhentian Islands. Beaches, Bats, and Beauty.”

Cubo Park – From Bucharest to Penang

We visited here for the first time on Saturday ( concerningly the first beer fueled saturday night we have had in prehaps to long) We went on the invite of a friend from a while ago and it turned out to be an Expat… Continue Reading “Cubo Park – From Bucharest to Penang”

Top Ten things to do in Helsinki at Christmas

10 Things to do in Helsinki at Christmas. from Saunas to Christmas Markets.

Tromso at Christmas

Northern Europe in winter is as picture perfect as the postcards suggest, although the further North you go the less time you will have to see it as the sun is in the sky for increasingly short times, or if you are very far North it may not show its face for a good 2 months.

Koh Lipe from Penang March 2019

We are currently taking a year off (yeah, lucky i know!) which may stretch into two depending on work, will, and where we are. Currently we have parked ourselves in Penang, a state off the West coast of Malaysia enveloped in the Andaman sea,… Continue Reading “Koh Lipe from Penang March 2019”

Living in Penang – a Middle Aged Gap Year

After 10 years of working in the bright lights of Hong Kong myself and my wife wanted and needed a break. Hong Kong is a truly wonderful place to both live and work but like any big city it can get to be tiring.