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!

Moving To Singapore: All You Need to Know

Are you considering relocating to the vibrant and diverse city-state of Singapore? This island nation, known for its stunning skyline, multiculturalism, and efficient public services, is a popular destination for expatriates from around the world. However, moving to a new country involves a host of practical and cultural considerations. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve […]

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Navigating Taxes for American Expats in the UK: A Comprehensive Guide

Navigating the complex world of taxes is a daunting task for anyone, but for American expatriates living in the United Kingdom, it can be especially challenging. The intersection of two distinct tax systems, each with its unique rules and regulations, creates a labyrinthine landscape that requires careful navigation.  Understanding tax obligations is not just a […]

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Selling Everything and Traveling or Moving to a New Country

Selling everything and traveling or moving to a new country can get to people nerves, here a few tips to do it right

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Why Are Some People Called Expats and Not Immigrants?

In today’s globalized world, the terms “expat” and “immigrant” are often used interchangeably to refer to individuals who live outside of their home country. However, there is a distinct difference between the two terms. An expat refers to someone who chooses to live in a foreign country for a limited period, typically for work or […]

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Pros and Cons of Being an Expat (By a 20-Year-Long Expat)

Many people each year leave their home country and move to another one, but being an expat have many pros and cons. I have been an expat for over 20 years now!

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Top 7 Self-Storage Tips When Relocating Abroad

1. Spring Clean And Declutter First Spring cleaning should be the first (and most important) step when preparing your items for long-term storage. Use this opportunity to declutter to get rid of things you no longer use/need. Take time to inspect each item and decide whether it is worth holding on to. Some fashions, for […]

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How to Exchange Money in Mexico (Getting Pesos)

If you visit Mexico, one of the first things you need to know is how to exchange money, mostly USD to Pesos, despite the fact that the American dollar is widely accepted in most tourist places across Mexico.

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Rabies Vaccine: An Essential Step to Traveling With Your Pet

Traveling with a pet internationally can be complicated with all the restrictions and bans, something your pet must have is rabies vaccines. Dogs must have current and valid rabies vaccination before traveling.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about rabies vaccines for traveling with your dog.

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Microchipping Your Dog for Travel Is a Must

If you’re planning on traveling or moving internationally with your dog, you must microchip your dog. While pets living in the US don’t need a microchip for the everyday life, you’re probably going to need to microchip your dog for an international travel or move.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about microchipping your dog for traveling.

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Flying Your Dog in Checked Baggage – Get the Details

Traveling or moving to a new country with your dog can be complicated and will depend a lot on your dog size. Many people don’t feel comfortable about it, and one of the biggest questions is Can Dogs Fly in Checked Baggage? Is it safe?

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about flying with your dog as checked baggage.

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Tips for Flying Your Dog in Cargo: Consequences and Understanding

Flying with a huge dog can be complicated, but it’s a lot easier if you know what are you going to do.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about flying your dog in cargo, I’ll let you know tips, prices and more

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Travel to Antigua: Day trips, Things to Do and Tips

Antigua is a small, amazing town located in Guatemala. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with beautiful cobblestone streets and colorful houses. A magical place that have been almost untouched for years, also, one of the most visited places in Central America.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about Antigua, Guatemala. I’ll let you know from my personal experience what you need to know before heading there. The best tips an expat can give you on top of things to do and useful information.

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Have a To-Do List for Moving to a New Country (Will Save Your Life)

Moving to a new country is not an easy task, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one, and I have a lot of experience in this topic and something you MUST have is a To-Do List for moving to a new country.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to be talking about To-Do List for moving to a new country, and why you should have more than just one!

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Finding the Right School for Kids When Moving to a New Country

If you’re planning to move to a new country, and you have kids, one of the first thing you need to look for are schools. There are many things to take into considerations, and I’m going to show you how.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to be talking about finding the right school for your kids when you move to a new country.

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Top 10 Challenges When Moving To Another Country

If you are already fluent in the language of the area you are moving to, that’s awesome! However, you may have to learn a whole new language if you want to make it in a new country. This can take a great deal of time and effort on your part. Different countries come with different […]

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Money in Guatemala: Best Way to Exchange Money to Quetzales

In order to travel to a new country, you need to learn the best way to exchange money, in most cases you’ll need to have local currency since not all places accept credit cards and Guatemala is not different.

In today podcasts, I’m going to be talking about the best way to exchange money to Quetzales in Guatemala. It’s not hard, but there are some things you need to be aware of.

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Visas and Residency in Guatemala: Which Options do You Have?

In order to visit Guatemala, you must know the visas available and if you’re planning to move to the country, you need to know which residency options you have.

In today’s podcast, we’re going to talk about visas and residency options in Guatemala.

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Having a Baby in Guatemala: Tips and My Experience

Guatemala has an amazing private health system, which makes having a baby a comfortable experience. I had my second child in Guatemala, and it was amazing.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to talk about having a baby in Guatemala, how it is like giving birth in Guatemala as an expat, I’ll let you know from my own experience everything you need to know about it.

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Having a Dog in Guatemala: Vets, Daycares and More

Everyone loves dogs, and many people don’t enjoy leaving their dogs behind when traveling or moving out. Guatemala is packed with all the things you need to have a dog and take care of him in the best way possible.

In today’s podcast, we’re going to be talking about having a dog in Guatemala, how are the vets here, daycares for dogs and is Guatemalan dog friendly?

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Hiring Local Employees in Guatemala: Recommendations & Tips

If you decide to have a business in Guatemala and decide to hire local people to work with you, there are many things you need to consider before doing it, for you and your worker!

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about, hiring locals in Guatemala to work with you, I’ll let you know my full experience, tips and recommendations.

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