A Swift Kick In the Arse On The Way Out

On The Way Out Of Midwest Everything Fell Apart Into Pieces:

on the way out to PR

This is where we want to be…

You already know that after much research, we decided to move to Puerto Rico, see our post We Pulled The Trigger – Moving to Puerto Rico. But I have to say that we’ve been feeling like we got a good swift kick in the arse on the way out.


You may think I’m trying to be funny, but truly I’m not. The past month has been extremely difficult for us on almost all fronts and we are simply exhausted, but let me start from the beginning.. Continue reading


We Pulled The Trigger – Moving to Puerto Rico

Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Here We Come!

We have been researching and researching and researching some more.

I’m, of course, talking about researching destinations for our move abroad. All of it was sprinkled with visits to each of the countries and then more research. But we finally did it, we made a decision and we’re moving to Puerto Rico!

Originally, this was supposed to be a five-year plan but circumstances with work and family have accelerated our decision. Here is the bottom line: life is too damn short to be miserable – wouldn’t you agree?

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How A VPN Saves Money On Travel

VPN saves MoneyVPN Saves Money When Booking Travel Abroad:

In a recent post we talked about why you should get a VPN for living abroad, see post Why You Should Get A VPN or A Proxy, but did you also know that a VPN saves money on travel too?

There are already many great reasons to get a VPN service, especially if you travel or move abroad, like security, connection speed, and access to your countries services. In addition, we recently learned that many travel companies raise their prices if your IP address comes from certain locations of the world. Continue reading


Leatherback Turtles in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, home of the endangered Leatherback turtles:

Leatherback_sea_turtle_Tinglar,_USVI_(5839996547)At seven feet long and up to 2,000 pounds, the Leatherback turtle is the largest of all turtles living today. It differs from the other sea turtles by the easily noticible lack of bony shell; instead its back is covered with skin and oily flesh and hence the name Leatherback turtle.

The Leatherback turtles are critically endangered with estimates of only 26,000 to 43,000 females nesting annually, which is a major decline from the 115,000 in the 1980s. Continue reading