It's early January, 2014, and while the New Year brings sunshine and skin-caressing warmth to expats like us, family and friends are freezing their bippies. This horrendous cold snap is now known as the Polar or Arctic Vortex. My oldest son, who lives in Vermont, found thick ice coating … [Read more...] about How I Survived the Polar Vortex
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It's that time of year, all you US expats and plan-to-be expats. Thanksgiving. . . Black Friday. . . Cyber Monday. . . Christmas. . . That time when you spend big bucks and look for big savings at the same time. Last year we did a "12 Days of Christmas" series with links to gifts that would … [Read more...] about Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deals to Help You Save on Expat Swag
It's been a noisy weekend here in Las Tablas, Panama. On Thursday we learned of some upcoming holidays here -- being newbies we're still not very tuned in to the country's calendar. Friday, November 2, was a half-holiday, with stores closing in the afternoon. No liquor sales permitted at … [Read more...] about Las Tablas, Panama Celebrates Independence with Parties and Parades
Here's the last in our 12 Days of Christmas series of gift-giving ideas for expats. Everything recommended in Days 1-12 will help you or someone near and dear to you plan and execute their overseas move. Now on the final day, we're focusing on books and products that will help you prepare for this … [Read more...] about Twelve Prep the Move Tools
We're in the home stretch now. . . only three more days of expat gifts to go. . . On the Tenth Day of Christmas. . . On the Tenth Day of Christmas, my expat gave to me. . . Ten Expat Books Nine Freelance Tools Eight Live Workshops Seven Expat Movies Six Travel Skill Sets Five Writing … [Read more...] about Expat Books and Shiny Tech Tools
Let's move right along with our Gift Guide for Expats, your guide to Christmas for the expats in your life -- how to find gifts that won't take up room in a suitcase or shipping container. On the Eighth Day of Christmas On the Eighth Day of Christmas, my expat gave to me. . . Eight Live … [Read more...] about What do Internet Research, Social Media and Dancing Girls have in Common?