Tagged by: move to Roatan

How to Move to Roatan: Families with Children

Date Posted: December 1, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

moving to Roatan with kids

In case you missed it, Part One in this series on how to move to Roatan was Finding Housing and Part Two was working abroad. I’m doing this series in an effort to answer a few of the more general types of questions I get via email, Facebook, and comments. Hope it helps!

Here’s part three: Moving to Roatan with children.

In case you missed it, Part One in this series on how to move to Roatan was Finding Housing and Part Two was working abr...

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I’m not dead yet! (Despite Dengue Fever in Roatan)

Date Posted: November 6, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

Dengue fever in Roatan

Sorry to be so MIA lately – lots has happened! Here’s the quick rundown…

We went off-island for 7 weeks. SEVEN weeks! It was filled with travels and visits with family and friends and endless fun. We spent two weeks in Boston with my family, two weeks in Scotland with his; we went to London for a week and Portugal for ten days. Add in a few days for travel and – poof! – seven weeks. We ate too much, drank too much, and laughed until our bellies ached. It was perfect.

Sorry to be so MIA lately - lots has happened! Here's the quick rundown... We went off-island for 7 weeks. SEVEN weeks!...

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How to Move to Roatan: Working in Roatan

Date Posted: September 12, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

How to Move to Roatan - Working in Roatan

In case you missed it, Part One in this series on how to move to Roatan was Finding Housing. I’m doing this series in an effort to answer a few of the more general types of questions I get via email, Facebook, and comments. Hope it helps!

In case you missed it, Part One in this series on how to move to Roatan was Finding Housing. I'm doing this series in an...

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Surprise! We’re on House Hunters International in Roatan!

Date Posted: September 9, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan, Personal

One of the really amazing things to come from this blog (other than getting involved with International Living Magazine and meeting some really cool people) was being contacted by House Hunters International to do an episode. We filmed a loooooong time ago, but it’s finally airing soon!

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One of the really amazing things to come from this blog (other than getting involved with International Living Magazine...

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How to Move to Roatan: Finding Housing

Date Posted: August 18, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

In an effort to answer a few of the most commonly asked questions I get via email, Facebook, and here in the comments, I figured I’ll give some more general info on moving to Roatan. You’re all curious, so here’s the first part in a new series to try to answer your questions. Part One: Housing!

In an effort to answer a few of the most commonly asked questions I get via email, Facebook, and here in the comments, I...

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Dress Code? On an Island?! Oh, Carnival Cruise Lines…

Date Posted: May 30, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

Carnival Cruise Lines dress code

In case you don’t already know, I manage a shop called Ocean Connections Water Sports in West End, Roatan. We are a scuba diving shop primarily, but we also offer the BOSS Underwater Scooter Tour. Yes, underwater scooters. It’s as hilarious as it sounds – both for the participant and for my crew. While driving an underwater scooter, your body looks larger (magnification factor underwater) but your head looks shrunken (bubble effect – we don’t actually shrink heads. Yet.). People make the funniest faces while driving a scooter underwater with their heads inside bubbles. They laugh hysterically, they smile endlessly, and they try to communicate ineffectively. My crew is constantly entertained by this.

In case you don't already know, I manage a shop called Ocean Connections Water Sports in West End, Roatan. We are a scub...

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Island Truth: You will not make your millions here

Date Posted: April 25, 2014
Posted in: All About Roatan

As we wind down our high season here in Roatan, I thought I’d sum up another island truth for you: you will work hard just to make ends meet here. Nobody is making it rich on an island, so don’t move here thinking you’ll just be basking in the sun and casually working on your laptop to make your millions. Ain’t gonna happen, kiddos. Everyone here works 6-7 days per week during busy season, which is half the year. Divers are in the water 3-4 times per day, 6 days a week. Bartenders work 2 jobs. Full time gigs are FULL time. The cost of living is pretty low but the wages follow suit.

As we wind down our high season here in Roatan, I thought I'd sum up another island truth for you: you will work hard ju...

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