Tagged by: move to Roatan

Expat Stories: Owning a Rental Home in Roatan

Date Posted: October 12, 2016
Posted in: Expat Life

owning a rental home in Roatan

My very first article for International Living magazine covered a Canadian snowbird couple who rented out the other half of their duplex year-round. Spoiler alert: we rented from them! Owning a rental home in Roatan can be a fantastic way to being living your island dream before you fully retire.

My very first article for International Living magazine covered a Canadian snowbird couple who rented out the other half...

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International Living Roatan Information

Date Posted: September 22, 2015
Posted in: Freelance Writing

International Living Roatan Correspondent

I’ve been covering LOTS of great businesses and lifestyles for expats in Roatan lately, so if you’re not an International Living subscriber, you’re missing out! You can always head to their basic information pages to learn more about Honduras in general, and Roatan specifically. Additionally, on my author page you’ll find some articles that are open to the public, though some in that list are password protected.

I've been covering LOTS of great businesses and lifestyles for expats in Roatan lately, so if you're not an Internationa...

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How to Move to Roatan Legal Issues

Date Posted: May 27, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

In case you missed the other parts in this series on How to Move to Roatan, here’s Finding Housing, Working Abroad, Families With ChildrenSafety Concerns, and Minimizing And Getting Rid Of All The Stuff.

Understanding the legalities involved with moving to a new country is incredibly important. Not only must you take into account immigration and residency policies, but anyone looking to buy a house, start a business, or even just work here should understand the options. PLEASE NOTE: I AM NOT AN ATTORNEY. Nothing I say can be taken as legal advice. However, I would like to at least outline some information for you so you have a general idea of Honduran policies and procedures. Here is How to Move to Roatan Legal Issues and Concerns…

In case you missed the other parts in this series on How to Move to Roatan, here’s Finding Housing, Working Abroad, Fami...

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Semana Santa in Roatan

Date Posted: April 2, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

beachfront hotel Roatan

What is “Semana Santa” anyway?

No, friends, it has nothing to do with Santa Claus. In most of Latin America, the end of Holy Week, or Easter Week, is a festival time. Most countries offer national holidays for at least Good Friday, if not other days as well. Most schools are closed and families take advantage of the opportunity to celebrate together.

What is "Semana Santa" anyway? No, friends, it has nothing to do with Santa Claus. In most of Latin America, the end of...

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How to Move to Roatan: Minimizing and Getting Rid of All the Stuff

Date Posted: March 31, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

Minimize to move to Roatan

In case you missed the other parts in this series on How to Move to Roatan, here’s Finding Housing, Working Abroad, Families With Children, and Safety Concerns.

People contact me all the time asking for advice on how to minimize their “stuff.” When considering an international move, understanding what is important and what is simply taking up space makes the transition so much easier. Here’s the best advice I can offer you, which I originally wrote for The Huffington Post on March 13, 2015.

In case you missed the other parts in this series on How to Move to Roatan, here's Finding Housing, Working Abroad, Fami...

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My Island Life Is Not Normal

Date Posted: March 6, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

I’m sitting here thinking about a new blog post to write, thinking, ‘There’s nothing else to write about!’ And then I look around and remember that my life is not what most people would consider “normal.”

I’m on the balcony of a third story building at the top of a hill overlooking the western tip of a gorgeous Caribbean Island. I’m sitting among palm tree tops and overlooking the aquas and blues of the Caribbean Sea.

I'm sitting here thinking about a new blog post to write, thinking, 'There's nothing else to write about!' And then I lo...

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The New International Living Roatan Correspondent

Date Posted: March 3, 2015
Posted in: Freelance Writing

International Living Roatan Correspondent

BIG NEWS!

I’ve just signed and sent the contract so it’s official: I am the new International Living Roatan Correspondent. After writing for them intermittently over the last year and a half, I’ve been offered the opportunity to become their official Roatan Correspondent, meaning they have someone writing about Roatan regularly who lives here, works here, and knows what daily life here is like. Be on the lookout for even more highlights of expats living in Roatan soon!

BIG NEWS! I've just signed and sent the contract so it's official: I am the new International Living Roatan Corresponden...

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