“Options for dining are extensively varied — much more so than in Belgium, where I was born," points out Tom.
Tom & Sara Roelens
General manager of Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Kuala Lumpur & hotel consultant
Malaysia has been their home for 1 year
“Fantastic! Diverse! Cheap!” enthuses Sara when asked to describe Malaysia’s gustatory scene.
“Don’t say cheap,” interjects Tom, his blue eyes twinkling mischievously. “Say ‘great value." The Roelens, who have spent the past 13 years living and working on remote or private islands such as the Maldives and Lana’i, love the high energy of our capital city plus the weather—tropical thunderstorms and all.
“I quite enjoy the predictable 4pm rain showers on certain months, because I know it’s almost time to go home,” says Sara, only half-jokingly.