Expats – Rent vs Buy a Place to Live Abroad

Expats – Rent vs Buy a Place to Live Abroad

Rent vs Buy? Most of us were taught as we were growing up that buying a home is the foundation to a secure and stable life. Well – what if you are an expat living in another country? Does that mantra still hold true?  Pros of renting property as an expat 1) You...
9 Things you can do for your homesick wife.

9 Things you can do for your homesick wife.

I have a homesick wife. My wonderful wife and I met 4 years ago, and just recently, she moved all the way from Thailand just to marry me. She misses her family terribly. She misses all of her friends. And she misses her culture. Sometimes in the mornings she gets very...
Washington State Ferries are awesomely dog friendly

Washington State Ferries are awesomely dog friendly

My wife and I took our dog, Bear, with us on the Washington State Ferry yesterday from Coupeville to Port Townsend. As a result, we just love taking our 100 pound Labrador with us as a “walk on passenger” on the ferry. You can bring your dog on board in...