A Personal Approach to Banking Overseas

A Personal Approach to Banking Overseas

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March 25, 2020

When I moved to Prague last year, I arrived with two concerns: healthcare and banking. Today, I want to focus on banking and explain how I set up a financial life that allows me to get paid in U.S. dollars back in America, while maintaining local accounts that are necessary for spending and bill paying here in Prague and across the rest of Europe...

No Spanish? No Problem!

No Spanish? No Problem!

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February 7, 2020

One of the first questions that is always asked when I say I live on the gorgeous island of Cozumel off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is: “Do you speak Spanish?” The short answer is no. Or, to locals “poquito” which means “a little bit”. So they know to switch and speak in English...

House Hunting in Bali

House Hunting in Bali

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February 5, 2020

Time flies when you’re having fun. We’ve been living in Bali for four years and have moved homes six times, so I can’t tell you how pleased I am to finally have a long-term lease and a place to call home. I must say, it became an easier decision to make as we spent more time in Sanur, knew more people...