Sick on a Rock

Written by: Roxane   It’s midsummer with a heat index of 104°F, so I knew something must be wrong when I climbed into bed wearing sweatpants and a sweatshirt. Even more so when I woke up still wearing them, since … Continue reading

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

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

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