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Forum: Indonesia
Jan 5th 2020, 10:44 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 7,414
Posted By Fenella

Re: Where to settle down on Bali

Interesting to read your opinion on Lovina. It's a place we've considered checking out, just because it seems quieter than the more popular places.. Would be nice to hear from others who are living...
Forum: Indonesia
Jan 4th 2020, 3:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By Fenella

Re: 2nd Retirement in Indonesia thread.

Great to see this thread resurrected JDW.

Sanur is one of our favourite places in Asia! We have MM2H in Malaysia but down think we will ever settle down there. We use it as a base (PO Box, bank...
Jun 2nd 2018, 12:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Fenella

Re: Best places to eat in Penang

Thanks IanBlakeley and Foodi - exactly the kind of info we were looking for. Should keep us going for a while - We may even have to extend our visit!😀
May 31st 2018, 2:50 am
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By Fenella

That was fast!

GST gets set to zero from tomorrow (http://says.com/my/news/malaysia-imposes-zero-rated-gst-1-june-2018-impact-on-consumers)
May 31st 2018, 1:08 am
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Fenella

Re: Best places to eat in Penang

Thanks SushiFan.
We are currently using Tripadvisor and, just walking around we're finding places. I did think though that the people who have lived here for a while would have some good tips.
May 30th 2018, 1:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Fenella

Question Best places to eat in Penang

Hi,
We're in Penang for the next couple of months and would really appreciate some advice on great places to eat, whether restaurants or street food - We love all Asian food. At the moment we're...
May 4th 2018, 12:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Fenella

Re: Ramadan

Thanks everyone. Shouldn't bother us too much then as we won't need to visit any government departments or get anything done. We'll be looking at various service apartments but I imagine this won't...
May 1st 2018, 11:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Fenella

Re: Ramadan

Thanks SushiFan - Good to know. We'll be staying in a hotel for a week whilst we look for a service apartment. Really looking forward to it. Been to Penang before but only for a short visit. It's...
May 1st 2018, 11:35 am
Replies: 34
Views: 8,244
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H visa processing difficulties

Congratulations! Big relief when it comes through isn't it?
May 1st 2018, 12:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Fenella

Ramadan

Hi,
We'll be in Penang at the end of May for a few months. We're wondering how Ramadan effects day to day life there. Would be great to hear what we can expect.
Thanks!
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 2nd 2018, 9:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,236
Posted By Fenella

Re: Kota Kinabula

We've stayed here (http://jesseltonhotel.com) a few times. Very nice hotel and very central. Kota Kinabalu is a great city!
Feb 16th 2018, 9:22 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

I didn't notice anyone "thumbing nose" in this thread. Why would we? I'm sure that everyone who has been granted the MM2H visa is very happy about it.

No doubt, if the Malaysian authorities...
Feb 12th 2018, 8:58 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Hi Merlinman, Sorry to hear about your problems.
Concerning your reply - I fail to see why you would think that I was looking for sympathy. We are very happy with our chosen lifestyle.

I was...
Feb 10th 2018, 11:02 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Living a nomadic lifestyle, we stay in countries for as long as visas will allow - That's normally between 1 and 3 months. We have done the occasional visa run (Thailand and Indonesia) when we've...
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 4th 2018, 4:54 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By Fenella

Feb 4th 2018, 4:53 am
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

I thought I'd read that you could do this online now?
Feb 4th 2018, 2:33 am
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Thanks Davita. Look forward to reading it. You're always a great help :thumbup:
Feb 3rd 2018, 11:13 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

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Hi Davita, can you expand on "expensive"? - Thanks!
Feb 2nd 2018, 9:05 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,897
Posted By Fenella

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Hi Pat in europe - Interesting questions.

We took MM2H 4 years ago (we were British expats living in The Netherlands) with no intention of living in Malaysia (to start off with anyway). Rather,...
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 7th 2018, 9:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By Fenella

Re: Storage of luggage in KL

Thanks everyone. As we're staying in Traders, we'll leave our stuff there for 4 weeks. RedApe, we've stayed in Geo hotels a few times, nice place - it's close to where our PO Box is and we love...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 15th 2017, 6:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By Fenella

Re: Storage of luggage in KL

Hi InVinoVeritas - Initially we're heading to Perhentian Besar, off the coast of Kota Bharu. We have been before, years ago - lovely beaches and great snorkelling. Good to know about Tioman, will...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 14th 2017, 7:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By Fenella

Question Storage of luggage in KL

Hi, Hopefully someone can help.

We want to leave to wheely bags in storage in KL for a couple of months whilst we explore the islands with only backpacks. Does anyone know if there is somewhere...
Oct 27th 2017, 8:36 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,044
Posted By Fenella

Re: Early retirement - was it what you expected?

It varies. Mostly we stay in hotels. A lot of the time (visa dependant) we stay long term (a month or more at a time) so can negotiate very good deals. We're platinum members of the Accor hotel...
Oct 26th 2017, 11:22 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,044
Posted By Fenella

Re: Early retirement - was it what you expected?

Fenalla if I can ask (I checked out your great blog) are you planning to constantly travel or do you have a permanent base that will eventually be home?[/QUOTE]

No permanent base. We do have MM2H...
Oct 26th 2017, 12:27 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,044
Posted By Fenella

Re: Early retirement - was it what you expected?

Hi Macsta - Great topic!

We're the kind of people who find it hard to imagine that anyone would rather go to work than have all their time to themselves. Our plan was always to retire early. ...
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