retire overseas

Lately There Seems To Be a Sense That All’s Fine

I was welcoming some recent relocates to Cabrera when an interesting question was fielded in my direction. I’m assuming it’s because of the amount of foreigners I encounter they felt they’d receive a well-rounded viewpoint for an answer. At some point during our dialog one of them raised the question “Have you noticed there seems […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Rat Race Part 2

Now that Hurricane Irma has passed and most of our cleanup is completed I’m able to continue with part 2 of the Rat Race. Moving forward it’s the second aspect the “why we can’t just now” group that’s a bit more complex. It’s this second group that has several more variances accompanying it. More obstacles […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Rat Race Part 1

In my previous post I noted that I’d be following up with some light hearted examples of what it looks like from our side of the counter. You know those of us viewing the box from the outside in. To get things rolling I’d thought for my first attempt I’d select the subject of “The […]

Share
Read the full article →

We’re All Heading In The Same Direction

Before commencing with the subject matter of this post I’d like to mention a few topics that I hope will promote clarity for what follows. I first want to share what over the past six years have become new found realities. Why six years? Because that’s how long I’ve been meeting people through DR Escapes. […]

Share
Read the full article →

Leaving America – It Ain’t Coming Back

Have you noticed the apparent slow but sure disintegration of life as you knew it.  Many of your traditions and beliefs are under siege by a growing number of militants and extremists while violence and crime pits large portions of the citizenry against each other.  Black verses white.  Rich verses poor.  Left verses right.  Haves […]

Share
Read the full article →

Leaving Monte Cristi and Headed For Punta Rucia

Continuing along on our road trip through the NW region of the DR, we packed up and headed out early from our Monte Cristi hotel.  Our next stop will be Punta Rucia up on the North Coast, between Monte Cristi and Puerto Plata.  Just to further illustrate the rural atmosphere you will find in most […]

Share
Read the full article →

Pittsburg PA Resident Sets His Sites On A Better Life In Cabrera Dominican Republic

As I have mentioned in earlier posts, Cabrera Dominican Republic has been solidly on the radar for future retirees for several years.  Not only is it a beautiful little beachside village, it also offers the opportunity for year-round perfect weather and a lower cost of living for retirees on a fixed budget. But lately, we […]

Share
Read the full article →

Cabrera Dominican Republic Mayor Jorge Cavoli Shares His Vision For Cabrera

Cabrera Dominican Republic is a village on the move.   We had and opportunity to interview the current Cabrera mayor, Jorge Cavoli, about his vision for Cabrera and his commitment to serve and protect all foreigners and expats that visit or move to Cabrera. Jorge is serving his third term as mayor of Cabrera and […]

Share
Read the full article →

Cabrera To Puerto Plata Airport To Pick Up Our Latest Expats

We have met hundreds of families over the last few years of our free Discovery Tours of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.  I have to say that it has been a real joy.  But one of the most satisfying experiences is to make that trip to the airport to pick up the latest […]

Share
Read the full article →

Post-Election Expatriation Phenomena – Bush, Obama, Trump – Just Another Cycle

It is interesting to watch how US Presidential elections trigger cycles in expatriation interest. We started noticing this repeating cycle with the election of the first Bush and it seems to be growing with the election of every new president. The level of post-election immigration interest has grown exponentially since Bush-juniors reelection. I assume people […]

Share
Read the full article →