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Transition Concierge International

Preparing Expats For Life Abroad

TCI is a community of pre-pats (aspiring expats) and expats. We support and encourage each other in our joint and individual efforts to embrace the expat experience. Everyone has something to offer.

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Publications Archive

Through their content, theTCI Expat Alliance shares their real-world experiences and in-country knowledge with you. They are your source of timely, relevant and objective information. Information you need to help you transition into expat life seamlessly and successfully.

Personal safety in Costa Rica

Personal safety in Costa Rica

By Román Vergara No country in the world is risk free for travelers or residents. But one Latin-American country seems to be an island of personal safety. Here are useful tips on how to visit or live safely in Costa Rica. You finally arrived in your host country. Landscapes, customs, people, and...

How to slow travel

How to slow travel

Slow travel provides an amazing way of truly getting to know a country. It is is a mindset, not an itinerary. Learn the inside scoop from a seasoned slow-traveler. Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. ~ Mae West By Gwen Hyatt Friends ask me, “How do you stay in one country 2-3 months or...

Why Medellin Is popular with retirees, digital nomads and millennials

Why Medellin Is popular with retirees, digital nomads and millennials

By Erin Colton-Enberg Whether you are ready to settle down and retire or recently graduated from college looking to start your adventure Medellin Colombia could just be the location you are looking for. Living in Medellin, Colombia Whether you are ready to settle down and retire or recently...

Expat Planning: Telling your loved ones that you’re leaving

Expat Planning: Telling your loved ones that you’re leaving

"To be what you must, you must give up what you are."    Yusef Islam/Cat Stevens Have you decided? Are you leaving your home country to seek adventure, excitement, and a new perspective elsewhere?  If so, have you told the people you love? Telling the people we love that we are leaving is often...

Living in Ecuador: The language barrier

Living in Ecuador: The language barrier

By Akia Rahming I've been living in Ecuador for nearly a year now. While there have been a lot of differences from my home country of the Bahamas, the biggest is definitely the switch in language. While the official language of the Bahamas is English, Ecuador is a fully Spanish country. It's been...

Five countries where you can earn more as an expat

Five countries where you can earn more as an expat

Many people move to other countries for work because of the financial benefits it can offer them. Companies overseas may pay more than local companies for certain jobs, especially if the job pool for that position is tiny. But not all countries can guarantee high pay, which aspiring expats should...

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