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Expats with children who explore the possibility of moving to Panama first and foremost want to know what educational options are available there. Here is a great start on exploring the options in Panama City... and beyond.
Expats living in Costa Rica discuss health insurance and quality of medical care in Costa Rica.
Expats in Punta del Este live in a beautiful coastal setting that will leave you wondering why more people don't consider this new hot spot when they scan the globe for their next expat adventure.
Thinking of retiring in Vietnam? Here are 5 of the best places to retire in Vietnam.
An expat in Medellin talks about adapting to the manana way of life, starting a real estate business in Colombia and the friendly Colombians.
A Brit who ended up settling in Brisbane, Australia talks about culture shock, finding expat friend and more.
An expat in Matapalo, Costa Rica talks about living in this laid back beach town on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. He advises other newcomers to be prepared to blend in and slow down.
An expat living in Tubbercurry, Ireland (aka Tobercurry) talks about residency requirements, finding work in or near Tubbercurry, cost of living and more. She and her husband love being retired in Tubbercurry and appreciate how welcoming the locals are to outsiders.
An expat in Trinidad enjoys a lower rents in big house that's located a nice, gated community that doesn't cater to expats. He advises newcomers to look for houses on higher ground, because flooding is common.
A French expat who went to Panajachel, Guatemala on vacation loved the climate and locals so much he ended up staying. He advises other newcomers to rent first, pack lightly, use a lawyer and translator when signing contracts and leave your prejudices behind.
An expat shares a brief report about his expectations going into a move to Puerto Rico, and the realities that actually awaited him there.
An expat who is married to a Venezuelan retired to Porlamar on Margarita Island 7 years ago. Despite the political climate, he appreciates the incredibly low cost of living in Venezuela.