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  • Adam Malewski

    With all the great information on this site, getting settled in Kuala Lumpur was a piece of cake.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Malaysia

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Malaysia? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the topical rainforests (two of which are World Heritage Sites) with?

InterNations Malaysia offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Malaysia or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Malaysia is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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    From South Africa, living in Kuala Lumpur
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    From South Africa, living in Kuala Lumpur
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    From South Africa, living in Kuala Lumpur
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    From South Africa, living in Kuala Lumpur
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    From South Africa, living in Kuala Lumpur

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Meet other South Africans at our events in Malaysia

Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Malaysia expat forums.

  • Looking for Badminton Partner
    7 replies
    Sep 19, 6:01 AM
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    I am fine with it ...

  • Dogs in KL
    18 replies
    Nov 25, 3:40 AM
    Community member

    Dear Mary, Please start a new thread for this query. This thread is outdated. Thanks!

  • work in malaysia
    6 replies
    Aug 31, 10:06 AM
    Community member

    HI All, I am willing to relocate and I am looking in the Hospitality industry. I have at least 15 years in this industry. Any idea where to search. Thanks

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Tips and Advice on Malaysia from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Malaysia goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Malaysian mentality and way of life. South Africans in Malaysia are a part of our community, calling cities such as Kuantan, George Town, Kuala Lumpur, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Kuala Lumpur, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Malaysian InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Malaysia Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Kuala Lumpur, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Malaysia has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the topical rainforests (two of which are World Heritage Sites) to the urban agglomeration of the Klang Valley, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Malaysia on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Malaysia

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Malaysia. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Malaysian nasi lemak, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Kuala Lumpur’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Malaysia? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Malaysia!

  • Adam Malewski

    With all the great information on this site, getting settled in Kuala Lumpur was a piece of cake.

  • Yasmin Krüger-Darango

    A former business partner recommended InterNations to me when I moved abroad to Malaysia. We still use it to stay in touch.

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