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Staying Safe in Costa Rica

Recent crimes in Costa Rica have involved robbers arriving at homes and impersonating police officers. Alley Cat offers great advice and detailed information about what you need to know when the police are at your door. (Read Article)

Retirement in Taboga Island, Panama

A 30-50 minute ferry ride from Panama City takes you to the shores of Toboga Island. One expat couple decided to retire there over eight years ago to enjoy the lower cost of living, good medical care and beautiful weather. The couple share their experiences living on this beautiful island.

Saudi Arabia Tip: Great Family Day Out

We have a young family and wanted to share with you the experience of Fantasy Island in the Thummama Area. They have a daily dolphin show; however, you can swim personally with Dolphins for 200 sar and it's a great experience. It is an amusement park and also the water park is open in the summer. great for a picnic and a nice family day out. Enjoy. (Read Full Tip)

5 Tips for Living in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful city with historic canals, incredible museums and a thriving cafe and nightlife scene. For those expats fortunate enough to move to Amsterdam, it can be an amazing place to live. Expat Exchange members in Amsterdam share their tips for living in Amsterdam and surrounding, commutable cities such as Amstelveen, Hilversum, Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam. (Read Article)

Moving to Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

An expat who moved to Puerto Cayo, Ecuador enjoys the very low cost-of-living and miles of unspoiled beaches. Expats who choose to come here need to know that it's very small - there is no grocery shopping and most homes are concrete block construction.

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