iOS app Android app


How to Live in Paradise for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Norm Schriever | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Norm Schriever

First off, there is a HUGE difference between being on vacation and living abroad. That image you have of sitting around on a beach chair all day with a coconut drink in your hand at a luxurious resort?

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Move To Costa Rica

Norm Schriever | Posted 07.13.2013 | Travel
Norm Schriever

"I'm thinking about moving to Costa Rica," are words I hear every day. So what advice do I have for them? Let's break down that plan.

10 Things to Consider Before You Move to a Foreign Country and Become an Expatriate

Norm Schriever | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Norm Schriever

Every year 6.6 million U.S. citizens call another country home. Whatever the reason for buying a one-way ticket to being an expatriate, they have some important choices to make once they get there.

Coping With Reverse Culture Shock

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 02.16.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

In a few short days, droves of people busting at the seams (mostly from a few too many sugar cookies) will be trying to shift and shimmy into airline seats fit for a 10-year-old child. Singles, couples and families will jet across this vast country for joyous holiday feasts and festivities. But mixed in amongst these "home for the holiday" travelers is a completely different breed of traveler: the expat.

The Expat Recovery Room

Mike Dunphy | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Lying on a humidity-soaked bed near Galata Tower, hacking up the contents of my lungs grown by the ever-spreading ceiling mold and picking at a red line of bedbug bites on my ankles and wrists with a curved Uzbek knife, I finally resolved to change direction.

A Big Thank You to Obama's Mother, Ann Dunham, for US Health Care

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Now that President Obama has helped get health care for all Americans, let him remember his mother once again and focus on great public education.