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Becoming an Expat

Being an Expat for over 20 years, moving and living in over 5 countries I can tell you this – Becoming an Expat is a life-changing decision, and it will come with a package of fun adventures and challenges. The benefits will always out weigh everything else. However, I’m here to help make the transition smoother with my own trials and errors, plus invaluable hacks to lessen the stress of it all.

Each year there are a ton of people that decide to take this path, and most of them don’t know where to begin. THIS IS YOUR STARTING POINT. 

Ready for an adventure of a lifetime? LET’S BEGIN!

Travel Guide to Guatemala City: Fun Zones To Visit While There

I’m an expat living in Guatemala for the past years, I have known the best places of Guatemala City, a really beautiful city with friendly people and nice places to visit and tons of things to do.

In this podcasts, I’m going to be talking about Guatemala City and the best places you can visit, plus things to do and where to find the best bars and restaurants

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7 Factors to Consider for an Overseas Trip

There is nothing more exciting than planning an overseas trip. The thought of engaging yourself in a new culture, disconnecting from your normal friends and routine, and meeting new kinds of people is all but exhilarating. Spending extra time to plan your trip is an essential part of its success. Once you are sure of […]

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3 Best Latin American Restaurants in Canada

Have a love for the culture and food present in the diverse countries located in Central and South America? Many of us do, as the ambitious dishes created via fusion between European and indigenous flavors often have far more life to them than the bland meals common in North America. My selection of what to […]

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A Guide To The Cost Of Living in Johannesburg South Africa

South Africa is an extremely unique sub-Saharan African country. With a history as ancient as the planet itself. Topped with diverse wildlife and biodiversity in its semi-arid land. With some bush and coast, that stands out a lot. Those are the major points for travelers that have visited South Africa and joyed its traditional and […]

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Best Cities and Towns to Visit in Costa Blanca, Alicante

Costa Blanca region in Alicante, Spain encompasses a 200 kilometers long strip of white-sanded beaches that go through six cities along the Mediterranean. The British and Germans tend to love coming to this region for a fun and relaxing holiday in the sun. Each of the cities that form Costa Blanca has something to offer for visitors. […]

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Where to Go Surfing in Guatemala

Being an expat living in Guatemala for the past years, I have gotten to know and visit most of the beaches and surf spot in the country.  Guatemala has 150 miles of uncrowded, pristine, volcanic black sanded, and year-round surfable coastline and has become known as Latin America’s last surfing frontier. With over 22 amazing […]

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How is Travel Insurance Different from Basic Health Insurance?

As an expat or a frequent traveler, taking out insurance should be an essential part of your travel plans. You need insurance for your trip in Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, and other countries in the European Union if you want to be financially secure in cases of unforeseen accidents, and medical emergencies.  However, amongst the […]

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Horseback Riding Lessons in Guatemala – Equestrian Style

Living in Guatemala and being an Expat has so many benefits, that it’s hard to keep track of them all. But one of the top ones by far is my son’s Horseback Riding Lessons in Guatemala. Horseback Riding Lessons in Guatemala: I mean, I never ever considered sending my kids to an Equestrian school since […]

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Top 4 Things to Do in Summer in Costa Rica for Expats

Lately, it seems like more and more US citizens are leaving the country, looking for a simpler life in a warmer climate. This is not just a vacation, but a new long-term life change, a new start with a different career, or to continue with your business abroad. One of those places is Costa Rica. […]

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Costa Rica Towns: Top 5 Small Towns in Central Valley

I know that when you think of Costa Rica you think of forests and natural parks, animals, and beaches. But the Central valley is forgotten. To me, no traveler should miss this cultural capital of the country. If you want to learn about Costa Rica’s history and culture, this is the place for you. I […]

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Panza Verde in Antigua, Guatemala: Awesome Romantic Getaway

What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. That’s when Panza Verde in Antigua Guatemala comes to play! Here’s my full review! Years ago I remembered my sister in law had a […]

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What Is Living in Mexico Really Like for Expats?

You’ve thought about taking the plunge and living in Mexico and visiting the many places that it has to offer. You may have heard about people that are living there and love it — maybe even some of your friends!Mexico is an attractive destination for retirees and ex-pats, but what is living in Mexico really […]

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How to Make Your EU Travel Hassle-Free and Cheap

The days are brighter, the sleet and snow are gone, and the tulips and bluebells are in bloom. It’s official; spring is finally here! Two years after the pandemic disrupted our spring break plans, we can finally continue where we left off. Alfresco dining, flower-filled gardens, and several national holidays beckon you to spice up […]

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How To Deal With Major Life Adjustments

Things are going swimmingly in your life until a sudden change happens. Then, you find yourself bemoaning how much is going wrong and how hard it is to adjust. There’s certainly comfort in routine, but you have to accept the possibility that things you assumed would never change can change. Whether it’s the end of […]

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The Best 5 Spots to Visit in Cyprus

Cyprus is a beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea between the Middle East and Europe. The third-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea has a land area of 9,251 km². With a population of around 1.2 million, and almost 22% of the island’s population being foreign nationals or expats, it’s clear that Cyprus has a lot […]

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6 of the Best Restaurants in Leon and Granada, Nicaragua

Whenever I plan a trip to a new place I like to search for restaurants that can provide amazing and unique experiences that will make us remember our time in that country or city. Plus, I often get questions about the best places to eat in the places I visit. So I came up with […]

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The Best Places to Live in the World

Whether you’re thinking of moving the whole family somewhere that has a better quality of life, or want to escape the rat race on your own, there are plenty of places to live all over the world. Not only do they offer a fantastic work-life balance, but many are incredibly affordable and come with great […]

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7 Benefits of Traveling Solo When Over 30

Solo traveling is something that everyone should do at least once. It comes with many benefits and, in these pandemic times when we are careful about social distancing, solo travel is just the right fit! I have heard some people say things like “you shouldn’t travel solo if you’re over 30.” I want to bust […]

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6 Useful Tips To Keep In Mind Before Moving To Malta For Work

Malta is a beautiful small island thrown in the middle of the Mediterranean sea between Sicily and Libya. The city evokes visions of a sunny charm, sparkling blue waters, and a relaxed lifestyle. People often look forward to living in Malta with the beach bay in mind. If you plan to move to Malta for […]

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Retiring in Thailand

The end of a person’s work life brings with it the desire to enjoy one’s sunset years. Preferably in a tropical paradise surrounded by friendly people and all the makings of a relaxing lifestyle. Thailand is one of those retirement destinations that ticks every box. It therefore should not come as a surprise that even […]

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