Expat Life

  • Sandy Ground ,Anguilla

    Warning: Use water sparingly

    We talk about conservation in the US in our efforts to go green and be responsible global citizens. When I'm home, I scold my sister for taking 30 minute showers, and I give the evil eye when people leave lights…

  • Sandy Ground ,Anguilla

    Moving to the Caribbean: Lifestyle Change

    We've been in Anguilla for a little over two weeks, and now that the initial vacation halo has begun to evaporate, I'm gaining a bit more insight into the real changes we're going to experience having moved here from a…

  • Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla

    Settling into island life

    We're still getting settled in so it feels like vacation for the most part. After lunch and some beach time on Meads Bay, we decided to get some practical things done on Monday. We got our rental car for the…

  • International Moves

    Phone plans for international moves

    I can’t be the only one that finds it horribly frustrating to lose my cell phone number. When I moved internationally in 2009, I cancelled my cell phone plan and picked up an O2 sim card that I could use…

  • Moving to Anguilla

    Moving to Anguilla: ‘It still hasn’t hit me’

    We're sitting at Gate B11, waiting for our flight from Sacramento to New York (and eventually on to St. Martin). All I can think is, 'it still hasn't hit me.' It hasn't. We're waiting for our flight and it still…