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50 Year Record Rain in Montevideo

50 Year Record Rain in Montevideo

Rain has not come down like it did since 50 years ago. Yesterday it was reported that more then 51 centimeters of rain or 2.32 inches of rain fell in about 40 minutes. People were advised to stay of certain public areas until things could be resolved. Montevideo is the capital city of Uruguay, with… Continue Reading

8 Tips for learning a foreign language

8 Tips for learning a foreign language

One of the biggest disadvantages that expatriates battle when moving to a new country is the language barrier. Two things will usually happen. Either you will jump in and immerse yourself in the painfully awkward and potentially disastrous act of trying to converse or just get in with the expat communities, stay stuck only speaking… Continue Reading

How to better protect your valuables from TSA and airport employees

How to better protect your valuables from TSA and airport employees

Traveling is exciting and adventurous. Anticipation to the date when you will be flying out, thinking about what your going to bring with you. Packing your nice clothes, personal care items and gadgets. We have flown to Hawaii and internationally several time. Second time flying internationally we had few missing items from our luggage. We… Continue Reading

Please do not remain seated

Please do not remain seated

Traveling can be a perfect time to catch on sleep, your favorite tv shows and trashy mags. I don’t know about everyone else but staying fit by working out is not on my mind while getting to my destination. But the truth is, sitting immobile for long periods is a perfect recipe for blood clots… Continue Reading

Packing the mule to Uruguay

Packing the mule to Uruguay

It is 1464 hours until takeoff to Uruguay. We have purchased our tickets and reality has set in. We have to pack our lives into 10 suitcases, 2 carryon and 2 personal bags. In the past year we had considered our options for transferring our belongings: packing a sea-van or packing suitcases. Here is an… Continue Reading