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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 – Amy Grace in Algarve, Portugal

This week we head over to the sunny Algarve region of Portugal to catch up with newby expat family Amy, Richard and James Grace from the UK. We've…

Meet the Expat – Rebecca Hilton in Germany

In this week's interview we head over to Germany to talk to Rebecca who moved there from the UK (via Thailand) with her young family. We have been…

Why extracurricular activities matter for your expat child's future

Now that school is in full swing it’s the perfect time to get your expat children’s extracurricular activities organised for the rest of the year. It’s easy…

Simple tips to learn a new language in 3 months

Whether you’re learning to speak Spanish, French, German, Portuguese or even Pirate, on this, International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here are 9 tips that will help…

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