Tag Archives: 2013

Altai Mountain view from my bedroom

In Almaty, Kazakhstan

After waiting for roughly 3 months, I am finally in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to work at an international school.  I departed Saigon, Vietnam, reluctantly, last Saturday.  I flew with Air Astana nonstop to Almaty, Kazakhstan.  It was a pretty good flight, they even upgraded me to business class. Leaving Saigon was not easy, the weather was […]

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Paperwork Update

Well, I am still in Vietnam due to paperwork issues.  I have signed the contract with my school but before I can get my letter of invitation to process my work visa, I need an apostille of my university degree.  This process should be easy. Unfortunately what happened that the Secretary of State’s office in […]

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Moving to Almaty Update

I am still here in Saigon.  I am dealing with “document approval” issues with the Kazakhstan government.  I had expected to arrive into Kazakhstan last week but with my educational background, it was hard to convince the Kazakhstan authorities that I do have an educational background that meets the requirements for work visas in that […]

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Halal@Vietnam: 4 years of Delicious Malaysian-Vietnamese Halal Food!

When you visit Vietnam, you would most probably most likely spend an evening checking out the nightlife scene in Saigon or  if you are lucky enough and you have money to spare, you’d probably be enjoying your favorite online casino games at the spanking new casino resort complex in nearby Vung Tau, the luxurious Grand […]

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