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Island Life is for the Directionally-Challenged

Date Posted: September 19, 2016
Posted in: All About Roatan

From Women Who Live on Rocks

I posted this piece on Women Who Live on Rocks last year, and it recently popped up again to make me smile. Island life is full of quirks, giving road directions is merely one tiny example of the fun you can have trying to make sense of living on a small rock in the sea.

I posted this piece on Women Who Live on Rocks last year, and it recently popped up again to make me smile. Island life...

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Best Car Rental Roatan

Date Posted: September 17, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

Best Rental Roatan

When you need a car to get around Roatan, I am more than happy to suggest Best Car Rental Roatan. I used this company twice for multi-day rentals recently and absolutely loved their service. Get this: they deliver the car to you. For NO extra charge! It’s fantastically convenient and I cannot praise these guys enough for that customer service.

When you need a car to get around Roatan, I am more than happy to suggest Best Car Rental Roatan. I used this company tw...

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A Day in the Life on Roatan: Departures

Date Posted: June 19, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

Roatan international airport

It was just another day in the life on Roatan…until I left. I’m writing this from another country, another home, and not even remotely another beach (unfortunately). But it was a morning in Roatan at least.

It was just another day in the life on Roatan...until I left. I'm writing this from another country, another home, and n...

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Roatan Insider Tips: Transportation Around the Island

Date Posted: March 24, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

get around Roatan

So you’re coming to Roatan and want to know how you’ll get around the island. Here’s your breakdown on all things transportation whether you’re visiting or moving to Roatan.

Taxis on Roatan

Cabs are numbered and registered so you clearly know which vehicles are taxis. They are all white, 4-door cars with their registration numbers on the side doors. Taxi fares are set – for the most part. Here’s the caveat: you can either take a private taxi or a colectivo. If you take a private taxi your costs will be higher. If you are taking a colectivo, the car will stop periodically to pick up other passengers so don’t be surprised if you stop several times along the way for pick-ups or drop-offs. You also may end up holding someone’s child or bag as you squeeze in together. The more the merrier!

So you're coming to Roatan and want to know how you'll get around the island. Here's your breakdown on all things transp...

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Roatan Insider Tips: Mosquitoes, Malaria, and Dengue

Date Posted: March 19, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

malaria in Roatan

People often ask me if they should take anti-malarial medication while visiting Roatan. While Dengue Fever and Malaria can be contracted here, both are quite rare. I did have Dengue Fever last year, which was caused by these “turdwad” mosquitoes (watch the video). I had been here for two years when I got it, so I’m going to venture to say those of you visiting for a week have an unbelievably low chance of getting either disease.

People often ask me if they should take anti-malarial medication while visiting Roatan. While Dengue Fever and Malaria c...

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Island Advice: Avoid the Potholes

Date Posted: February 3, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

I had a bit of a scare today. I was driving my scooter on a bright, sunny day, heading off to a series of meetings and fun events for the rest of the afternoon. Unfortunately, while I had planned ahead for those activities, I hadn’t planned on hitting a ginormous pothole in the road and crashing my scooter.

Clearly since I’m writing this, I am okay.

I had a bit of a scare today. I was driving my scooter on a bright, sunny day, heading off to a series of meetings and f...

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How to Move to Roatan Safety Concerns

Date Posted: January 8, 2015
Posted in: All About Roatan

Roatan safety questions and answers

In case you missed the earlier parts of this series, here is Finding Housing, Working Abroad, and Moving with Families/Children. This is Part Four in my How to Move to Roatan series on common questions I get from readers everywhere. And this one has to be the most common question of all: Is it safe to live in Roatan?

The short answer is yes. The descriptive answer is complicated. So let’s try to break it down a bit with Roatan safety questions and answers…

In case you missed the earlier parts of this series, here is Finding Housing, Working Abroad, and Moving with Families/C...

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