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Expats in the Bahamas live in the Caribbean but are very close to the U.S. Find out what it means to call Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahamas, your home. Some of it is island paradise, while other parts of the experience are clearly not. (Read Article)
A soon-to-be expat who is moving to Cali, Colombia to be with his Colombian girlfriend talks about how visa issues are forcing him to have a permanent residence in Nicaragua. He discusses culture shock as well.
Costa Rica charges more for rental cars than some other countries due to the mandatory insurance you must purchase. It's not that the car costs more, it's the insurance. Here's some tips on how to save money on your rental car. First of all use a credit card that offers rental car coverage. Cards like the Chase Explorer Card, American Airllines Aviator and Citi Business card all offer full coverage on nearly every country including Mexico. (Read Full Tip)
A woman who was born in Colombia and left when she was four years old moved back 58 years later to search for a place to retire. The challenges for her are getting a better grip on the language, making friends, learning to pace herself, and being patient and tolerant.
Retirees in Ecuador enjoy an incredible number of benefits in their expat life abroad. Here are ten of the best reasons to consider this South American country when you look abroad for retirement. (Read Article)
An expat couple explains how the negative reviews of Manta, Ecuador made them initially overlook this "working-class city." After visiting several others cities, they gave Manta a chance and realized that it was the perfect destination for them!