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3 Months In…

We are at the 3 month mark and it is not hard to believe we have been here this long.  It feels like 3 months and we have accomplished as much…  In this past month we have ventured out visiting places via boat and longer car trips.  Our comfort level with our neighborhood and all…

Going Home…

There is one very magical thing that happens when you leave home for an extended period of time, you get to come home!   The anticipation is almost as good as the event itself.  For weeks now, we have been talking about who we want to see, what we want to do and the places…

From Pines to Palms

I’m an Oregon girl, and we do Christmas trees better than anyone.  So to get into the Christmas spirit when living in the Caribbean, one has to make a few adjustments.  But it really isn’t that hard to trade in some pines for some palms, when they are decorated to the nines!  Just check out…

It’s For the Birds

I just learned that Colombia has more species of birds than any other country.  So naturally, we had to go check out the recently opened Aviary, the Aviario Nacional de Colombia.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, but it was clean and well-kept with plenty of open air exhibits to give a very natural feel.…

Current Most Useful Expat Apps

Being overseas has created some unusual tech challenges, how do you keep up with your normal level of productivity and social connection?  Some of these are just as wonderful Stateside but they are extra lovely when you are living far away. Here are a few of our current favs: Whats App – is by far…

Island Life

We had our first boat adventure out to the islands last weekend and it was everything I was hoping it would be, besides being down one sick kid.  We chartered a boat with friends and headed off in a drizzly morning out to the Islas del Rosario to check out the Oceanarium. We saw some…