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Trading All The Stuff For The Tropics

After visiting the beautiful country of Belize several times, I finally convinced myself that moving to this tropical paradise was the perfect decision for this stage of my life. However, coming to terms with this life-changing decision only led to a plethora of other...

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Justifying My Island Existence

“So, what do you do on a typical day?” It was the first time anyone asked me that particular question, but I took it the same way as the other questions we hear frequently from our friends and family back where we came from: “What do you do there?” or “How do you...

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The Rock Where Medical Care Rocks

The simplest things can be an EVENT in the islands. Today, I have decided to visit my Doctora. The preparations started early in the day. Like many others in the town planning to attend the same event, I showered, washed my hair, and dressed in a go-to-town outfit. A...

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Passport Predicament in Paradise

Do not ever, ever lose your passport. It's the most important document we expats own - the one that lets us fly back and forth from our rocks to our home countries. When I "reach," as the Bahamians say, I immediately put my passport in a particular drawer; same...

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The Power of the Coconut Telegraph

I woke up the other morning, fed my dogs their morning watermelon, ate breakfast, and checked Facebook (as usual) to see what was going on. The first thing I saw was a post from a well-known islander stating that the "new" transito laws were taking effect that day....

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My Island Retirement Scorecard

We spend our lives trying to accomplish things. We study in school to get good grades so we can accomplish academic goals. We work hard at our jobs so we can accomplish career success. We make plans, save money, and invest so we can accomplish financial security. We...

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