Any big change involves some risk -- but not changing is risky, too! Just ask the company that used to make vinyl records, or the transportation firm that thought those new-fangled horseless carriages were just a fad. Some people have a high risk tolerance. Would you be comfortable packing a few … [Read more...] about Change = Risk + Ambiguity
Are You A Boomer or A Hammock Swinging Adventurer?
Kathleen Peddicord of Live and Invest Overseas revisited Nicaragua recently, and had some interesting comparisons between Nicaragua and Panama. I can't help but draw comparisons between this place and the place I left early yesterday morning, Panama City. Granada, Nicaragua, from where I write, … [Read more...] about Are You A Boomer or A Hammock Swinging Adventurer?
What Kind of Expat Is She?
Margarita Gokun Silver recently posted her three top reasons for becoming an expat. It sounds to me as though she's a good example of a Student/ Adventurer! What do you think? Three Reasons to Become an Expatriate by Margarita Gokun Silver Growing up I never had an opportunity to travel and see … [Read more...] about What Kind of Expat Is She?
New Feature: Expat Films
As I was writing the series of posts on "What Kind of Expat Are You?" I thought it might be fun to look at some expats as portrayed in books and movies. I'll try to do these once a month. Movies will be around the 15th of each month, and books around the 1st. We'll look at some new releases, as … [Read more...] about New Feature: Expat Films
Are You an Adventurer Expat?
Although the highest peaks have already been scaled, the Amazon has been explored, and the deserts have been mapped, there are still many who move abroad because it’s an adventure. While I think there’s a bit of the adventurer in anyone who willingly pursues an expat life, there are some for whom it … [Read more...] about Are You an Adventurer Expat?
What Kind of Expat Are You?
What kinds of people leave hearth and home for life in another country? Here are a few categories I've come up with. I'm sure that many expats fit into more than one. I know I do! Let me know if you have a category I've missed. [ad#Google Adsense-2] Expats By Necessity We won't dwell on the first … [Read more...] about What Kind of Expat Are You?