Moving to the Caribbean

  • Holidays in Anguilla

    Anguilla: Holidays as an expat

    The sun is shining, the sky is blue and I still need to turn my air conditioning on if I don't want to sweat on the way to work. Sounds like November, right? Yeah, it doesn't feel like November, either.…

  • Driving in Anguilla

    The joys of importing a vehicle

    In hindsight, I suppose we could have/should have just purchased a car in Anguilla, but Scott got a stellar deal on a Ford F-250 that we thought would be perfect on the island. Here's the story of why importing a…

  • 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…