Tag: international living


Finding Home In San Miguel De Allende Family / Mexico / San Miguel

As you may have seen on Facebook, our traveling family of five recently purchased a home in beautiful San Miguel De Allende, Mexico! We fell in love with this place the first time we visited. We love the culture, the growing worldschooling community, the many opportunities for our girls to take classes at reasonable prices, the eternal spring climate, and of course, the low cost...

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Finances / Travel

Traveling with your family doesn’t have to break the bank! One of the biggest expenses of family travel (after airfare) is the price of accommodation. But there are easy ways to save thousands of dollars on family accommodation AND stay in places that are much more enjoyable than a hotel room! How do we save money on accommodation? We Book Houses Or Apartments – Not...

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12 Tips For Extended Travel With Children Education / Family / Personal / Travel

Traveling with our children for the past seven years has been more of a catalyst for learning than we ever imagined, and our expectations were quite high to begin with. We value learning together in new and unfamiliar territory, expanding our comfort zones, and exploring the wonders to be savored in foreign lands. The reality we identified with at the time we started our journey...

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Entrepreneurship / Goals / Personal / Travel

While many people would love to travel long-term with their families, the task of figuring out to how to fund a traveling lifestyle can seem daunting. It is hard to figure out where to even begin, when all you have known your whole life is how to create a conventional life with a conventional 9-5 job. I made this video to help you brainstorm ideas on...

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Canada / Family / Household / Personal / Travel / Victoria

Hello, from Victoria, BC, Canada! We are here until December, and are currently living in a beautiful rental home near the water. There are many things we’re enjoying about our new home, including the walkability, the neighborhood, the community, and the fabulous property. Let me show you around! In this video, I start at a nearby beach, but then take you on a tour, showing this lovely...

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Charming Victoria Canada / Family / Travel / Victoria

Crossing the border from the US to Canada was the most painless land border crossing ever. We didn’t even need to get out of our car. We just handed our passports to the man in the booth, answered 5 or 6 questions, and we were on our way. Such a contrast from those hectic Nicaragua border crossings! Good thing too, because we were the second...

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The Global American Dream Entrepreneurship / Personal / Travel

Recently, American Family Insurance conducted a survey to determine if the American Dream is still alive. They discovered that 90% of Americans still believe in the American Dream, but only 14% feel like they’re living it. It’s no surprise. The most common dreams chosen by respondents were having money and owning a nice car. And the icon used for “living the dream” was a man...

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Interviewed by Expat Alley Travel

This must be the month for interviews, because I was recently asked some questions by another expat web site about my lifestyle and habits. This interview goes a little more in depth about my day to day life and skills I’ve learned living abroad. If you haven’t heard of Expat Alley, it’s a great resource for those interested in living abroad, and includes many interviews...

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We’re Moving to Costa Rica Costa Rica

Wait! Moving?! As in “one-way ticket”? As in, “you’re not coming back?” Yep. That’s right. Are we crazy? Probably. You’re kidding, right? But… WHY?!! Well, you already know how much we enjoyed our trip to Panama. True, that was more of a vacation-mindset trip than it was a “living in another country” trip, but we still experienced our share of culture, language, and grew closer...

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Panama

Okay, so for those wondering if we’re considering a possible permanent move out of the country, I’m going to say now, “Yes, we’re considering it.” We don’t know when or where or for how long. We may not do it at all, but it sure is fun to dream about. :) We have realized a few things, however. We definitely do not want to be...

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