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5 Tips for Living in Saint Lucia

Expats in Saint Lucia enjoy an exotic Caribbean setting, friendly locals, and all kinds of activities. Get acquainted with what it means to live in Saint Lucia, and how you can make it happen. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Grecia, Costa Rica

One woman explains how she was lured to Boquete, Panama and Grecia, Costa Rica by romanticized articles on other sites touting that she could retire for $1,000 or less. Once there, she found the cost of living to fluctuate significantly, the streets strewn with garbage and transportation challenging.

Expert Advice: Rental Property Deductions Can Help You Save More

If you have a US rental property, there are several deductions you can take to reduce your US taxes. You can deduct: Repairs - any improvement that brings your property back to its original state can be deducted. Capital improvements are those that increase the value of your property and those are not deductible. Start-up costs - you can deduct up to $5,000 of the costs you (Read Full Tip)

10 Tips for Living in Ireland

Expats living in Ireland say that the transition from tourist to expat is not as easy as one would think -- from challenges making friends with the Irish to the rainy, gloomy weather. Expats who make the effort and take their time are rewarded with life-long Irish friends and a love of Ireland. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Bogota, Colombia

An expat living in Bogota, Colombia advises others to start learning the language before you go, prepare for significant culture shock, understand that "yes" sometimes means "no" and be careful on the roads.

Spoiled for Choice: What Migration Did for British Food Culture

How has migration impacted British food culture? Monica Karpinski talks about how foods from the EU, Asia, North America, South America and Australasia have influenced today's food culture in the UK. (Read Article)

Review of King Richard III College Mallorca in Portals Nous, Spain

An expat parent's experiences with King Richard III College Mallorca in Portals Nous, Spain - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending King Richard III College Mallorca. (Read Report)

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