How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 31- Let your wife head to Vietnam and do all the eating

I’m not sure I quite have the same poetic writing skills about food as my darling husband, but since he had to work, while I got to go play in Ho Chi Minh city (or Saigon City as everyone there calls it), I guess I better have a go at it myself. I have to … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 31- Let your wife head to Vietnam and do all the eating

An Ode to my Wife

Today, here in future world, it is March 10th. This is the 5th anniversary of my first date with a girl named Iris. That’s her on the left. I married her. That is me on the right obviously, but most of you probably knew that. Of course there are a few of you who do … More An Ode to my Wife

How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 30- Sleep while your wife eats, drinks, and plays cards

I (Iris) rarely write about our food adventures, but this one happened without Kevin, so I figured I had better step up. Chinese New Year celebrations last for 15 days, so we are still in the middle of the festive season. Besides enjoying family and delicious food, a common activity during New Year is playing … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 30- Sleep while your wife eats, drinks, and plays cards

The Chinese New Year Mega Edition-How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 29

  Selamat Tahun Baru Cina! Well, a day late but still! The past few days were Chinese New Year. Their calendar goes by the moon so obviously it is a bit different than a western calendar. It is the largest human migration in the world. Not here so much, but in China obviously it is … More The Chinese New Year Mega Edition-How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 29

The Six Month Survey-The 1.5 years edition

Yes, 1.5 years. The time has just flown by living here in Kuala Lumpur. I blame the heat. Oh, and all the fun we are having! First, here are the links to our previous editions of the survey: https://kiinkl.com/2016/01/08/our-six-month-survey/ https://kiinkl.com/2016/07/04/our-12-month-survey/ And of course, for those of you who are good at reading a calendar, this … More The Six Month Survey-The 1.5 years edition

10 Things I’ve Learned About Living In Malaysia

Listicles are the cool thing, right? So, since I have three days off for Deepavali, I figured might as well do something productive. So, here are 10 things I’ve learned so far about living in Malaysia in no particular order. Going to the doctor when you’ve got a cold or minor illness is insanely cheap … More 10 Things I’ve Learned About Living In Malaysia

One Night in Bangkok-Part : How To Lose Weight In Malaysia Part 28

So a note first: we were only in Bangkok for one day. So the amount of food we ate is not that great, hence these being a kind of short post. Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines and it did not disappoint. So a second note: I think living in Malaysia has made … More One Night in Bangkok-Part : How To Lose Weight In Malaysia Part 28