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Expats in Guatemala have a variety of healthcare options available to them. Understanding what is available is a critical part of preparing to move there. Advice about proximity of care and prescription medications in Guatemala is also provided by expats living there.
Here are 5 movies set in France - most are set in Paris - but one is not. They are modern and classic - enjoy them all and explore where they were filmed - if you're lucky enough to be an expat in France!
11 expats talk about what it's like to live in the beautiful mountain town of Boquete, Panama. From the Tuesday Market at the BCP to group hikes and drinks at Mike's Global Grill, expats love living in Boquete.
Life in Italy for expats is glamorized in the movies, and there's nothing at all wrong with that. Here are 5 movies set in Italy that will help you fall in love with Italy all over again.
An expat in Denmark talks about what it's like to move to Copenhagen. Meeting people and making friends isn't easy in Denmark, because Danish people are reserved and take time to get to know. He enjoys the fact that most Danish people are into fitness and healthy eating.
An expat in Merida, Mexico offers some insight into the challenges of settling in and living there. Some of the topics include driving, what it's like there if you don't speak Spanish, and much more. This expat clearly is an optimist and is determined to make life in Merida with her husband a success!
An expat who worked in the military describes his experiences of living and working in South Korea for six years. Includes ideas for learning the language and some descriptions of his positive experiences with the Korean people.
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.
A newcomer to Merida, Mexico talks about shipping delays, needing a co-signer for a rental property, the low cost of living in Merida and more.
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 Canadian woman who moved to Cahuita, Costa Rica in the 1990s in her twenties fell in love and ended up staying for two years. In the end, the poverty, Rasta culture, crime and feeling that expats weren't really wanted in Cahuita made her decide to repatriate to Canada. Today, she lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
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.