Things That Are No Longer Weird To Me

Written by: Rika   I’m coming up close on 2 years full-time on my rock of Roatan, and in that relatively short amount of time, I have found myself noticing things that were shocking at first, but I no longer … Continue reading

An Island Girl’s Fashion Observations

Written by: Sarah H   It’s been just over 6 months since I’ve been off my rock. Really, all things considered, that’s not too shabby. Roatan’s high season is typically late November through late May, a stretch of time where … Continue reading

Adventures in Island Banking

Written by: Rika   Going to the bank on the island of Roatan in Honduras is an adventure, to say the least. If you are from a first-world country, you will likely find the experience bewildering, frustrating, and/or just plain … Continue reading

When Life Gives You Limes

Written by: Sarah H   Unlike some islands in the Caribbean, Roatan does not offer a Home Depot, Walgreens, Sears, TJ Maxx, or anything even remotely close. Even then, the places that do offer household goods, home repair/improvement items, or … Continue reading

It’s a Jungle in Here

Written by: Rika   WARNING: IF YOU CAN’T HANDLE PHOTOS OF SNAKES OR SPIDERS, PRESS “BACK” ON YOUR BROWSER NOW! There – you’ve been warned. And here is a harmless lizard for you before the scary photos commence:   I … Continue reading

Rookie Move

Written by: Sarah H   I would like to think that after residing here on the rock for a little over a year, I have most of the important things down. Things like knowing what days to steer clear of … Continue reading