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Welcome to Kuala Lumpur. Please use the search box below on the left hand side of the page, to quickly find tips and information for living in KL. To receive regular updates and tips please become a follower and subscribe at the bottom of the page. I welcome all your emails at: expatliving@hotmail.co.uk

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Are you Diabetic but still want to indulge in confectionery?

At last there is a great way to still enjoy your cakes and cookies without worrying about their sugar content. And yes you can get it in Kuala Lumpur and the products are still as delicious as if they had sugar!!
Passionate about giving people a little indulgence without consuming sugar, Ms Ivie has created her own recipes of cakes, cookies and delicious nut spreads.

You can find out more on her Facebook page: A Little Indulgence
 Enjoy and Bon Appetit!

You don't have to be diabetic to enjoy these products, in fact diabetes is a growing problem in Malaysia so it would be good for everyone to start eating less sugar now.

A huge eye-opener and very frightening discoveries are being made in research labs in the UK. It has been discovered that Diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's are linked.

Have a listen here to Prof John Todd's interview on BFM radio:
Dementia and Diabetes

Monday, March 13, 2017

Adorable and Original Leather shoes for babies and toddlers in Kuala Lumpur

It is really difficult to find good quality, comfortable and breathable shoes for babies and children in Kuala Lumpur. That is why the company Two Little Footprints has taken things into their own hands and decided to save all kids in Malaysia from bad shoes. They specialize in soft soled leather shoes for babies at the pre-walking and learning to walk stage as well as rubber soled leather shoes for active toddlers. All their shoes are made of leather and are breathable- a must in the hot and humid climate of Malaysia.

Really gorgeous designs:

Really fair prices too!
Soft soled shoes are only 120RM and Rubber soled shoes are 210RM.
To try on some of these shoes on your child please contact Two Little Footprints via email:
Website to follow soon!

Pet Friendly restaurants and cafes in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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I didn't realise that there are so many pet friendly restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. For some ideas of where to go with your pets have a look at the following sites for recommendations:

This Site Recommends two places: Tom Dick and Harry and La Casa

Time Out KL
Time Out recommends several places including :
Bow Wow Cafe
Clawset Cafe

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Different things to do in KL.

If you are a dog lover or have kids who love dogs why not check out this very dog friendly cafe in Desa Sri Hartamas, Mont Kiara. It is situated in the same square that is behind the big Church and adjacent to Souled Out.
Address: 22, Jalan 30/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: +60146395023

Thursday, January 12, 2017

New Year Baby Warehouse Sale Jan 2017

"New Year Baby Warehouse Sale is happening again on 13-15 January 2017 at One City USJ (Sky Park – Level One). Crazy discounts up to 80% on your favourite brands - Philips Avent, Disney Baby, Fiffy, Pigeon, Dr Brown, Drypers, MamyPoko, Fisher Price, Holabebe, Ichiro, Little Bean, Buds, Chicco, Pororo, Quinny, Maxi Cosi, Autumnz, Tommee Tippee, Sesame Street & more.

Exclusive Offer for 3 days only: Drypers Wee Wee Dry Mega at RM88 for 3 Pack. MamyPoko Extra Soft Fit (Regular Pack) at RM10 limited to first 100 customers before 12 noon daily. Limited sizes & while stock last. Awesome fun activities too + free gifts + candy + popcorn for your little ones! See you 13-15 January 2017!"  ---The Nuren Group

 Have fun mummies!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Famous people we lost in 2016

2016 was a terrible year for celebrity deaths and ruling leaders. So many famous people passed away, the total being over 80 people. The beginning of 2016 was shocked with the passing of famous singer David Bowie and the end of the year was mortified by the passing of George Michael. Prince, Natalie Cole, Muhammad Ali  were also sadly amongst those who passed on during 2016. Star Wars lost 3 of it's original actors: Kenny Baker (R2D2), Peter Sumner and Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia)
Sadly Carrie Fisher's mother Debbie Reynolds passed away one day after her daughter.

Leonard Cohen: songwriter "Hallelujah), Gene Wilder of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
John Glenn: first american to orbit the earth
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Sir Terry Wogan and Harper Lee author of "To kill a Mockingbird".
Long serving leaders like Fidel Castro born 1926 of Cuba and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand born 1927. Nancy Reagan wife of the late Ronald Regan. The Magician Paul Daniels. Papa Wemba the Congolese singer and many others.

With so many people passed on in 2016, it is very sad indeed to contemplate what talent has been lost but they will not be forgotten.
In a recent trip to Thailand I was amazed to see the respect the people show for their late King. Many were wearing black clothes everyday as they went to work and to their businesses. At one point on the walkway between Siam and Chit Lom everyone (except the tourists) suddenly stood still and in silence. I am not sure what that was about but it felt like they were giving a moments silence and thought to their late, beloved King.

May all of them rest in peace and our sincere condolences to all of their families and friends!

A company based in Asia has come up with a brilliant and unique idea to remember loved ones who have passed away and to honour their lives. The company Rest With Dignity offers an online memorial website with a condolence book which family members can keep and cherish. Friends and family can write tributes and memories on the memorial website and these messages are all collated in one book and sent to the family.

For more information have a look at their website here:


For an extensive list of all those who have passed on last year have a look at this site:

Celebrity Deaths in 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Kuala Lumpur now has great quality Leather shoes for babies and toddlers.

Good bye plastic and hello suede!
Goodbye squashed toes and welcome barefoot comfort!!

It has been a real chore finding some comfortable and great quality shoes for my little one. I have been reading a lot about how important the early years are for getting your child off to a right start by giving them the best footwear to support their toddling then walking and then running days!

Now I have finally found the perfect shoes. They are lovingly made in Africa with great quality leather and come in different, adorable designs and patterns.

For baby's they have soft leather shoes.

 For toddlers there are leather shoes with rubber soles.

 Have a look at some of their wonderful designs:

Prices start from RM89.
For more information drop me an email at :  expatliving@hotmail.co.uk

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