Guest Post by Lee Harrison, International Living "How Can You Be So Unpatriotic?" By most accounts, the time I chose to retire abroad was actually the perfect time to remain in the U.S. The country had just enjoyed eight years of unprecedented prosperity…unemployment was near record peacetime … [Read more...] about Moving Overseas — Is It Really Unpatriotic?
Life can turn upside down in a heartbeat -- or in a lack of a heartbeat. Last year I told you about my father's passing after a long, difficult illness. At the time I wrote, "My father’s death has reminded me — viciously and viscerally — just how short life is. If you delay your plans, hopes and … [Read more...] about Hopes, Plans and Dreams
Early in my blogging career, I joined ProBlogger Darren Rowse and thousands of other bloggers and wannabes. "Give me 31 Days and I'll Give You a Better Blog," Darren promised. Actually, he didn't just promise a better blog, but a dramatically better one! For 31 days I read his information and … [Read more...] about Don’t Wait 31 Days
From time to time, some aspect of life seems overwhelming. Most recently, I've gotten that feeling of overwhelm from trying to simultaneously plan our trip to Panama while putting the finishing touches on the house in order to list it for sale. Add a few go-rounds with well meaning relatives who … [Read more...] about When Life Gets Funky
Recently some readers had questions about how to connect with Future Expat. In a recent video I mentioned the various ways to interact, but I'll run through them again quickly. Visit the website. Get updates in your email. If you want new articles to land in your email box, just click this … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Connect with Future Expat
Recently I purchased a publication that promised to be roadmap for expats, something that would quickly take us, step by step, through our journey from our native homes to our lives abroad. Instead of the AAA Triptik I was expecting, however, I got an envelope full of "How I Spent My Summer … [Read more...] about Can You Build a Solid House from this Blueprint?