retirement

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 […]

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What Extremes Governments Will Go To In Order To Grab Tax Dollars – Over 50 Deaths In India And Counting

All over the globe governments are taking rather draconian measures to assure they squeeze every last dime possible in taxes out of their citizens. While we all realize that it does take money for these governments to operate, sometimes it seems that the people be damned in politicians’ quest to maintain iron-fisted control over its […]

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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 […]

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Kicking Off 2017 With A Visit To A New Beach – Will 2017 Be Your Year For Change

It looks like Cabrera Dominican Republic will be a good, stable place to be in 2017.  While a lot of my more conservative American friends seem to be enjoying a little bit of euphoria over the election of Trump, I have to caution you not to get too complacent.  After all, the US still faces a staggering […]

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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 […]

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Expats Making A Difference – Fighting Flood And Fires

Have you been watching the weather news? For several weeks now rather steady rains have been pounding much of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. As expected, the result is plenty of flooding in the low lying towns along the coast and even the lower elevations in larger cities like Santiago. Last estimates I […]

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Erosion Of America’s Foundation – How Do You Handle Change?

Have you ever considered how you handle change?  Obviously we have a bit of an exaggerated perspective because many of the people we interact with are considering a rather significant change in lifestyle and location.   And interestingly, it seems that people have a little easier time with the decision-making part of change when they are […]

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Retired US Military Family Finds Caribbean Retirement Haven In Cabrera Dominican Republic

You won’t find a more patriotic or tough retired US soldier than Larry.  He has served and worked in some of the hottest trouble spots across the globe.  As he says in this video interview, “I am not running away.  I don’t run away from anything.  I generally run toward danger when others run away. […]

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Fireman and EMT Expats Discuss Reactions Of Family And Friends – Part 2

As you start to explore the possibility of moving offshore for retirement, you will likely face two very different reactions from family and friends.  A few will admire your wanderlust and secretly (or maybe even outwardly) express their desire to be right along with you.  But if your experience is typical, a larger number of […]

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Fireman and EMT Spouse Describe Their Expat Journey

I had the pleasure to interview an American fireman and his EMT spouse that have been on the path to discover an offshore early retirement haven for several years.  After researching Mexico, Belize, Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica it looks like they have finally settled on Cabrera on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic for […]

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