Tag Archives: Expat Life

Burning Out Under The Burning Sun

“Burnout in Punta Cana?!? Impossible!”

That’s probably what most people think. After all, living in a slice of tropical paradise with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters sounds about as relaxing as can be. Continue reading Burning Out Under The Burning Sun

U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming!

Passport changes are coming, and if you plan on traveling in the future — especially if you’re among the 49 million Americans whose passports will expire in the next few years — you need to know what passport changes are in store. Continue reading U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming!

Move to Punta Cana. Live That Caribbean Lifestyle!

When you think of paradise, what springs to mind? A white sandy beach, glistening turquoise sea gently lapping at the shore, swaying palm trees, for starters.

It’s no surprise, then, that Punta Cana appeals to many when they are looking to take the leap to living abroad. And with an easy residency process, it provides an accessible way for people to relocate abroad and invest in the local economy at the same time. Continue reading Move to Punta Cana. Live That Caribbean Lifestyle!

Why Do Punta Cana Expats Complain So Much?

I find it curious that so many people here seem to make a habit of bashing Dominican culture and even Dominican people in general, expressing negative views about almost all aspect of Dominican society and life in the island. Continue reading Why Do Punta Cana Expats Complain So Much?

7 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Punta Cana

Living on an island in the Caribbean surrounded by beautiful golf courses and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of Dominican coffee, freshly picked fruit, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off. This is paradise. This is a dream come true. Continue reading 7 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Punta Cana

5 Key Facts Expats Should know about Living in Punta Cana

If you’ve made the move to Punta Cana or you’re still looking for more information on what living in Punta Cana is like, here are some key facts that will help make your stay much more fun. Continue reading 5 Key Facts Expats Should know about Living in Punta Cana

5 Things I did Right in Punta Cana

I must have done something right in my ten years here, right? I must have made some good decisions. Well, I wouldn’t have fallen so in love with living in the Caribbean if I hadn’t had some good times. And there have been LOTS of good times.

So these are the things I’m proud of. Continue reading 5 Things I did Right in Punta Cana

7 Tips for Staying Sane In Punta Cana

Last night I was asked on Facebook by fellow expat for my tips on keeping a positive attitude in Punta Cana. What a great question and one I’ve got a lot of answers to that I’ll be writing about more in detail here in the future. But in the meantime, I’ve come up with a summarized version of my top seven tips to keep a “glass half full” mentality when you find yourself in a slump. Of course, living abroad involves being proactive. Continue reading 7 Tips for Staying Sane In Punta Cana