How Syrian became an Expat in Malaysia

When I go back to Syria, I think that I am in a different world, entirely different. Actually, I never thought of traveling overseas when I was a schoolboy. However, every Syrian man knows that at one point he has two choices once he finishes his studies: he either travels for five years or serves two years in military services. When the war started back … Continue reading How Syrian became an Expat in Malaysia

Shocking Thaipoosam holiday in Kuala Lumpur

This is my third Indian festival or holiday this year. And I have to say that Thaipoosam in Kuala Lumpur is the holiday that you definitely have to see with your own eyes. Every time I experience cultures of different countries, and especially Indian culture, it inspires me to explore more and more cultures. It was early in the morning when I made my journey … Continue reading Shocking Thaipoosam holiday in Kuala Lumpur

A very very Merry Christmas in KL

To be honest, that was really fun! I have never seen such happy people of different ages, nationalities, and religions, gathered in one place, forgetting their problems at least for now and having fun kidding around. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! – I heard these words all the time in songs and movies about Christmas, but I, myself, have never celebrated a Christmas, … Continue reading A very very Merry Christmas in KL

Indian marriage. I have accepted many things in this country, but this … this is a big surprise for me

Friday. Work. I am sitting and looking through a calendar. Suddenly, I realize that it’s been almost two months already as I live in India. Do I miss Kazakhstan? – Of course, I do, especially I miss my family and friends. I miss that time when my family and I were going on the shore of the Caspian Sea, making barbecue, setting up the tent and … Continue reading Indian marriage. I have accepted many things in this country, but this … this is a big surprise for me