Expat Life

The writer’s life: How I spend my time

The writer’s life: How I spend my time

Unlike news reporting, where timeliness and deadlines prevail, composing a weekly column requires diligent patience. Folks often offer vignettes, eager for me to quickly pluck and dissect the highlights into a story, but a written commentary is not something that can...

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Boobies of the South Pacific

Boobies of the South Pacific

You might think it’s easy to spot Boobies seemingly everywhere along Ecuador's sun- drenched Pacific beaches and offshore isles, right?! Well, Boobies can be elusive and believe it or not, they’re not as plentiful as they once were. Seems that they’ve enjoyed so much...

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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...

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Tuning in to Cuenca’s unique sound of music

Tuning in to Cuenca’s unique sound of music

My long-ago girlfriend, Sherry, finally won me over. I remember distant times when I could hardly wait for her to get home so I could re-play the latest singer-songwriter composition I heard that moved me nearly to tears. She was always patient, and always sweet....

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Want to age well? Follow these ‘nonnegotiable’ rules

Want to age well? Follow these ‘nonnegotiable’ rules

By Abby Moore There's plenty of advice out there designed to "prevent aging," when in reality, we all age. Rather than fearing the process, aging should be approached with health and longevity in mind. And it turns out, the path to get there is relatively simple....

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