Category Pages For: People

People met along the way and their individual expat stories and lifestyles


Langkawi Monkey Beach Everyone
JANUARY 2015: MEET THE EXPATS: From left to right: Carol Danny Suzanne Marg William Max Carol: Carol was born in Norway and has been living on Langkawi for 25 years. Carol runs a suite of 10 rental Chalets in the back lanes of Cenang Beach. Danny: Danny and his wife (who did not join us) are ex Australian Navy and are retired: both on a Navy pension. Danny and his wife classify as “rich” GRANDPAckers as their Navy Pension is higher than the normal State Pension. They rent a 3 bedroom House from Carol at RM3000 per month inclusive of all […]

Langkawi – Malaysia – Meet The Expats



Langkawi Trevor and Ellie
JANUARY 2015: BACKGROUND: Trevor & Ellie are from the UK. Trevor retired 12 years ago. He sold his UK home and moved to Malta. Ellie sold up in the UK 8 years ago. Ellie met Trevor in Malta. Trevor & Ellie are now a retired couple living together and sharing costs. MALTA: Twelve years ago, Trevor bought a new home in the south of Malta for £50,000. The south of Malta is quieter and cheaper than the touristy north. House prices and the cost of living in Malta have increased significantly over the past 12 years. A good meal, now, in a good restaurant […]

Langkawi – Malaysia – Trevor and Ellie