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Dominical Beach Trip

This weekend we had the opportunity to get away and travel down to the beach town of Dominical located in the southern pacific coast of Costa Rica. …

The Coffee Tree

A couple of years ago I planted some coffee trees on the property just to see how they develop.    I am at about 2,700 ft. above…

Meet Master Quilter of Perez Zeledon: Cathy Mata

  Imagine this amazingly American solution to the isolation so many of us experience upon arriving in another country where we can’t speak the language, and don’t…

A New Brew for P.Z.

There’s a new craft beer brewery in town -- Von Dincklage -- opened by a Tico/German named Eduardo Prado Beita, who is the heir to the Von…

Meet the Expat – Farrah Ritter in the Netherlands

An interview with American expat, blogger, and mother of three Farrah Ritter... currently living in the Netherlands but soon to be setting off on her next overseas…

Meet the Expat – Robyn Santa Maria, near Marseille

1. Where do you live now, and where did you move from? I live on the sunny south coast of France, to the east of Marseille, having moved…

Why Belgium is a great place for millennials

Belgium is the fifth smallest European Union country, yet it attracts an impressive number of millennial students and professionals to study, work and live there. Why? Here's…

What do you miss the most from "back home"?

Missing things is a hot topic with expats. How about you? Here's a whole range of weird, wonderful and unexpected (plus a few expected) things that expats…

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