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It’s Not Their Fault It’s All Our Faults

How many of you have ever heard of Simon Sinek? For those who haven’t here’s a brief biography. “Simon O. Sinek (born October 9, 1973) is a British-American author, motivational speaker and marketing consultant. He is the author of four books including the 2009 best seller Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (2009).”Obviously […]

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Holiday Season In Cabrera Dominican Republic – 2017

Come along as we share some pictures of one of our holiday gatherings of local and expat friends in celebration of 2017 and in anticipation of a another great year as expats in 2018. Nothing better than a pig roast accompanied by all the local flavor favorites. And of course a little rum to wash […]

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Living In the Caribbean – Pros And Cons Of The Dominican Republic

There is a lot to consider when you start to think about dropping out of the rat race up north and heading for the tropics.  Every now and then we see an especially informative video by other travel bloggers that can be helpful to our subscribers as they research their own move to the tropics. […]

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The Negative Effects of Reactive Behavior Pt1

Understanding how potentially dangerous reactive behavior can be and why it’s little more than a Pandora’s Box waiting to detonate I decided to continue with a second post. The fact that reactive behavior is such a serious threat I felt that a second post was in order. In this follow up I’ll be touching on […]

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What Does The Future Hold For Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is a quiet little village on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic that offers a different future for expats seeking a simpler life. Louis Garcia escaped the hectic life of Santo Dominigo over 20 years ago to settle his Professional English School and his family in the village of Cabrera and […]

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What Is So Special About Cabrera Dominican Republic

Continuing our interview with Louis Garcia of the Professional English School we discuss exactly why Cabrera is so accepting of and friendly to expats from America, Canada and Europe. Louis is a well known and influential local businessman in Cabrera and he has a finger on the pulse of the locals in Cabrera. He understands […]

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Louis Garcia Explains Why He Moved His Language School To Cabrera Dominican Republic

Teacher, teacher… it is pretty common to see local Cabrera residents approach Louis Garcia on the street with the greeting… “teacher, teacher”. As you will learn in this segment of our interview with Louis Garcia, the Professional English School has carved a niche as the premier language school in Cabrera and the surrounding area. Louis’s […]

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Coffee With Louis Garcia On The Malecon In Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is the adopted home of an interesting bunch of folks. Louis Garcia of the Professional English School is one of those interesting transplants. Of course, no interview with Louis can start without a good “fish story”. This coffee on the Malecon was no different. Louis tells us how he discovered Cabrera on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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