What Makes “The Real World” Real?

Written by: Sarah H   When I first arrived on the island, it didn’t take long to pick up on a common theme amongst many of the expats here: this is not “the real world”. I remember chatting with the bakery … Continue reading

This is NOT Your Boat.

Written by: Roxane   “Nope, this isn’t your boat.” I say this, only half joking, to some surfaced divers. Crouched at the end of the dive platform, I watch them glance at one another, the wife rolling her eyes while … Continue reading

Coming Clean

Written by: Iris T   Living year-round in the tropics, I have never had more than a two-minute chat with a tourist that didn’t lead to the question, “So, what do you do?” If I’m in a smart-ass mood, I … Continue reading