The latest ways your government is wasting your money

The latest ways your government is wasting your money

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Here in Kuala Lumpur, the JW Marriott is quite the place to be. Nestled directly across from Pavilion, the city’s preeminent shopping mall, it is not only a safe haven of luxury but mere footsteps away from the world’s top...
This country built total economic freedom in 49 years

This country built total economic freedom in 49 years

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia In the late fourteenth century, Iskandar Shah was king of the land. Despite a Persian name, his conversion to Islam remains debatable. What is not debated is the story of his downfall. After ascending to the throne, Iskandar Shah...
The biggest economic crash since Lehman Brothers

The biggest economic crash since Lehman Brothers

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Here in Kuala Lumpur’s Pavilion Mall, there is a area called “Tokyo City” which offers a wide assortment of Japanese style food and products imported from Japan. The “anchor” tenant of this mini-mall is a...
Myth vs. fact: is living abroad better and more free?

Myth vs. fact: is living abroad better and more free?

Dateline: Singapore Yesterday I told you about how I’ve set up shop in Kuala Lumpur, adding a residential base of operations for when I need a solid, comfortable place to work without having to rely on the latest hotel. An important side benefit to Kuala Lumpur:...
Life as a perpetual traveler: can PTs have a base?

Life as a perpetual traveler: can PTs have a base?

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia As a perpetual traveler, it’s often hard for people I meet to understand what it is I do. While blogs about how to quit your desk job and travel the world on $7.13 a day by wearing baggy pants with elephants on them are exploding...