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  • Beach house on cliff in Antigua
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    An American Family in Antigua

    By Valerie Pinto My family first visited Antigua chanel espadrilles store in 1950. There was a small cruise ship that docked at various Leeward Islands within the Lesser Antilles, with Antigua being one of the stops. In that time it was a very simple, straightforward island that was encased with natural, untouched beauty. My grandmother-in-law,…

  • DR passport
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    Dominican Republic Tax Haven and Second Passports

    By John Savage, Banker Trust Although the Dominican Republic is not typically regarded as a tax haven, that is actually one of its attractions. Unlike traditional offshore centers, it has not been under pressure from the likes of the OECD, the G20 and the Obama administration. The Dominican Republic has a territorial tax system much…

  • Dentist and patient
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    Mexico: New Friends and New Teeth at an Old Border Crossing

    By Joe Johnson, EscapeArtist’s Ambassador for Chile (chile.escapeartist.com) “The dentist plugged my nose and told me to blow. When I did, I felt the inside of my mouth shift and fall into place.” I just sat there with my mouth open for a moment. That seemed like one of the strangest things I’d heard to…

  • Relaxing on beach in Tonga
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    Expats in Tonga

    By Juliana Blawyn My family travels, lives and plays in the South Pacific; The Kingdom of Tonga is our home during the Southern winter and we go to New Zealand for the Southern summer. Tonga is a great place to live if you’re not sold on the American dream – which has basically turned into the…

  • Beach house on cliff in Antigua

    An American Family in Antigua

    By Valerie Pinto My family first visited Antigua chanel espadrilles store in 1950. There was a small cruise ship that docked at various Leeward Islands within the Lesser Antilles, with Antigua being one of the stops. In that time it was a very simple, straightforward island that was encased with natural, untouched beauty. My grandmother-in-law,…

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  • DR passport

    Dominican Republic Tax Haven and Second Passports

    By John Savage, Banker Trust Although the Dominican Republic is not typically regarded as a tax haven, that is actually one of its attractions. Unlike traditional offshore centers, it has not been under pressure from the likes of the OECD, the G20 and the Obama administration. The Dominican Republic has a territorial tax system much…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Dentist and patient

    Mexico: New Friends and New Teeth at an Old Border Crossing

    By Joe Johnson, EscapeArtist’s Ambassador for Chile (chile.escapeartist.com) “The dentist plugged my nose and told me to blow. When I did, I felt the inside of my mouth shift and fall into place.” I just sat there with my mouth open for a moment. That seemed like one of the strangest things I’d heard to…

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  • Relaxing on beach in Tonga

    Expats in Tonga

    By Juliana Blawyn My family travels, lives and plays in the South Pacific; The Kingdom of Tonga is our home during the Southern winter and we go to New Zealand for the Southern summer. Tonga is a great place to live if you’re not sold on the American dream – which has basically turned into the…

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  • Dune bashing in Doha, Qatar

    Qatar: So Far Away… and Just as Close

    By Donna Morgan Fazekas A parent of an international teacher tells what it’s like to be mom OK, moms and dads, you have just been told the ‘good news’ by your son or daughter that they have decided to take their teaching degree and do some international teaching.  The conversation in your head immediately goes…

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  • Bitcoins On Padlock

    Combating Corruption With Cryptocurrency

    In a March 2012 article written for the MIT Technology Review, Jessica Leber shared an anecdote from leaked State Department cables describing the shock of Afghani policemen when they received their first paycheck via the mobile phone payment system M-Paisa. The amount they received was around 30% more than they were receiving previously, prompting them to believe they’d received a raise. After…

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