Penang, Malaysia- what to do and where to eat and stay

We have heard so much about the food scene in Penang that we decided to check it out for ourselves.  As foreigners living in Thailand, the government requires us to leave and re-enter the country every 90 days.  What can be a taxing, inconvenient experience can easily be turned into something adventurous by visiting surrounding… Continue reading Penang, Malaysia- what to do and where to eat and stay

city v. country

Big city living can be so exciting, but at times it can also be very frustrating.  Arkadi and I have always lived in big cities – Moscow, Manila and Toronto.  Don’t get us wrong, we love Toronto, but sometimes the hustle and bustle of the city, the noise, traffic and people get to us!  There’s… Continue reading city v. country

Visa runs from Chiang Mai by car and by bus

Guess what? We’re experts at visa runs now guys! Well, not really. But we wanted to write a post to share our experiences with you guys.  We have a one year business visa here in Thailand and it requires that we leave the country every 90 days.  Sounds easy? Well, sort of.  Our first visa… Continue reading Visa runs from Chiang Mai by car and by bus