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Pros and Cons of Living in Kuala Lumpur

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Kuala Lumpur

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What do expats in Kuala Lumpur appreciate most about the local culture?

"The opportunity to travel, to earn more money and give my children different opportunities," remarked another in Kuala Lumpur.

"Finger on the pulse with the latest happenings. Potential to go overseas easier (although we found not so much driving domestically like we had thought)," explained one expat.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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