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My Very First Superbowl Ever! An Expat View of American Football. 
Last night, in an attempt to regain some of my long lost American-ness after living overseas for so many years, I watched my very first Superbowl ever. …

Please Tell Us About Life in Santa Cruz 
Hi, Myself and my wife are thinking of moving to Santa Cruz from Scotland later this year. She is from Santa Cruz so knows her way around. We have 2 …

Renewing Temporary Residency in Bolivia 
I have a temporary residency visa of two years, that was granted after an extension of a one year temporary residency visa. If I apply for another extension, …

Need information on retiring in Bolivia 
I WOULD HIGHLY APRECITE INFORMATION, RETIRING IN SANTA CRUZ, LOOKING FOR A FURNIHED ONE ROOM APAT OR SHARE A HOME WITH AMERICANS, THANK YOU MANNYGALO2USA@HOTMAIL.COM …

What is your country Bolivia like today? 
how is your country how is like their is it poor is it wealthy is it stable and prospering or is it turmoil and instable.

Ready to leave Los Angeles California 
Hello all, I am a hairstylist and have lived in Los Angeles for 20 years and would love a change. I will be coming to Bolivia this year for 2 weeks. Tell …

Importing Books to Bolivia 
I work in an international school in Santa Cruz and I need to import a ton of books for the library. How do I go about doing this without spending way …

Moving to Santa Cruz, Bolivia with 4 kids for missionary type work and need advice! 
I am considering doing a year or less of missionary type work in santa cruz. I am an oral surgeon that was DX with multiple sclerosis so am not working …

Is Bolivia Safe? 
I saw a House Hunters episode and couldn't believe how clean and nice Bolivia looked. The apartment they rented was enormous for only $250 a month! I've …

American husband, bolivian wife here; getting my spouse visa  
I overstayed my tourist visa while in the states, met the love of my life, dated him for more than a decade we got married last year, my mom got sick in …

Reloadable debit cards in Bolivia? 
I'm trying to find a low-fee way to pay someone in Bolivia. Has anyone used a reloadable debit card, based on a US bank, in Bolivia? What are the fees …

Need Some Advice Regarding Moving to Cochabamba, Bolivia 
Hola, I am an American whose wife is Bolivian. We have 3 children and live right outside of Washington DC. My oldest son is now off to college and my wife …

Need to apply for residency but travel overseas at the same time. Any advice? 
My 2 year residency runs out in November. i would like to go home for Christmas, but i am sure they will not finish with my residencia premanente application …

Trying to choose where to live: Bolivia vs. Ecuador 
Very simply, what are the major differences in lifestyle between Bolivia and Ecuador, and, which country offers the most to an expat American retiree? …

What is the best South American Country for me to retire in? 
Me: Not much interested in the beach. Like warm weather, but would prefer not to have to rely on air conditioning all the time. Will retire with about …

Crime in Bolivia 
Is crime a major concern there?

Need a little help buying a car in La Paz, Bolivia 
Hi everyone! I'm new to Bolivia, but it's clear that it's a gorgeous country! I am trying to buy a used car here in La Paz, which I know carries various …

Can you tell me more about internet connection in Bolivia? 
If I go to Bolivia for 3 weeks will I be able to connect to the internet (with a LAN Line) and access American websites?

Australian wanting to live and work in Bolivia 
gday,i spent 4-5 months in bolivia last year where i met a bolivian lady who i am wanting to return for.I am wanting to go back to live and work.i am an …

Recomendation for a good U.S. based internet bank? 
I bank with a credit union in the United States, but as they say... "It is not meeting my needs". My Debit card expired on March 31 and as of today April …

Moving from Europe to Bolivia 
I'm moving to La Paz with my family in the end of this year. We have been trying to decide wether to move our belongings over or just get rid of furniture, …

Authenticating U.S. marriage & birth certificates 
According to your website, U.S. documents must be authenticated IN the U.S. What if I'm not currently living in the US? I live in Ecuador. Can't I get …

Need help 
I needs to get away for a while, and I think coming to Bolivias might be a good place to chill. I dont think I needs no visa cause I anin't gonna stay …

How to get marriage certificate approval from Bolivian Embassy? 
My cousin and her husband are trying to move their residency to Bolivia. One of the requirements is that they have their marriage certificate (they were …

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Does Bolivian govt issue asylum seeker permit or refugee permit to any affected person who need it????? 
Can anybody tell me, does Bolivian govt issue asylum seeker or refugee permit to any affected person who need it?????

Small Town Bolivia? 
I've read a number of blogs and websites about Samaipata, Coroico, and Sorata. They seem to offer an interesting alternative to the more well known bigger …

Why Bolivia? 
I'm really having a difficult time deciding on a retirement location. I see merits in several Bolivian cities, Sucre, Cochabamba, Tarija as well as Arequipa, …

How to send money OUT of Bolivia...? 
So... We sold our car and now we want to send the money to our account outside of Bolivia. We have an account with BCP but they say they can't do it. …

I want to move out of the United States.  
I want to move out of the United States. I want to find a place with reasonable health care, housing... give me information on Bolivia please

Safety in Santa Cruz - Should I Rethink Moving There? 
I am thinking of moving to Bolivia with my wife (Boliviana)and two children ages 10 and 4. I would like an honest answer to the security issue. Many Bolivians …

Looking for short term property rental (furnished ) in Santa Cruz 
My husband and I are planning on moving to Bolivia at the beginning of December and need to rent a place for one month in Santa Cruz while we process our …

What are the requirements to obtain U.S. citizenship for a foreign-born child? 
I am Bolivian, but am a naturalized citizen of the United States. I currently live in the United States. My child was born in Bolivia where he currently …

Are you considering moving to Bolivia? 
Are you trying to decide whether moving to Bolivia, retiring or living in Bolivia, working in Bolivia, volunteering or studying in Bolivia is a good match …

If you have a 2-year residency in Bolivia, how long can you stay out of the country? 
How long you are able to be out of the country and still be able to retain your two year residency? Thanks

Selling Family Home in Bolivia - I'm a USA Citizen Now 
AFTER MANY YEARS AND BECOMING A USA CITIZEN, I NEED TO SELL THE FAMILY HOME IN BOLIVIA. ARE THERE ANY PROBLEMS OR LIMITATIONS WITH BRINGING LARGE AMOUNTS …

Drinking water in Bolivia 
Since the tap water is not safe to drink do people drink bottled water as in Mexico? My husband says everyone boils the water and then filters it. This …

Refrigerator repair in Santa Cruz, Bolivia? 
Anyone know of a company that will come to your home to repair a complicated refrigerator? It has an ice maker, but the connection leaks and needs to be …

What is the approximate total cost when applying for legal residency in Bolivia?  
Everything I read says to expect to pay 'a lot' and to pay many different offices, but nothing tells me if I should expect to pay hundreds of dollars or …

Cost of rent in Santa Cruz de la Sierra? 
Hello, I was wondering how much, on average, a small, simple but fairly safe apartment would cost to rent per month in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 1 bedroom/ …

Foreigners Buying Farmland in Bolivia 
Are there any restrictions for foreigners wanting to buy agricultural land in Bolivia?

How can I find apartments in Santa Cruz? 
I am planning on traveling to Bolivia and spending about two month in Santa Cruz. What are the current apartment rental prices? Also are there any good …

Can you tell me about dating ettiquette in bolivia? 
How do the guys treat their girlfriend? Do they pay the restaraunt bills? Or is the woman suppose to submit to the men? Where do they go for dates normally? …

Are there rodents and insects in homes in Santa Cruz? 
Hey, i am moving to Santa Cruz de la sierra, and i will be in a small house in Comarapa. I was wondering, are there problems with animals in this area? …

What can I do to make teen friends in Bolivia? 
Hey, i am a teenage American girl, moving to Bolivia. i have been to Bolivia twice before and i have some really good Bolivian friends now. However they …

Cochabamba - Future Resident Questions - Anyone? 
My family and I are planning to relocate from the US to Cochabamba in mid 2012, for 12-24 months. I've been researching as much as possible, but have a …

Do I really need a carnet de extranjero??? 
Hello! I am a german man married to a bolivian woman. i recently picked up my passport with 1 year residency visa for to be able to live and work in santa …

Teaching in Bolivia 
I am interested in relocating to Bolivia to teach in a Private School or a Public School. I understand that public school teachers do not make a lot but …

Finding a place to teach in Bolivia? 
Hi, I am coming to Bolivia (Santa Cruz), in February 2012 for at least a year. I have already been there before as a volunteer, but want to find a paid …

Considering Teaching in Bolivia and Would Like to Hear from Other Teachers 
I am considering teaching in Bolivia at The Santa Cruz Cooperative School. I am interested in hearing from any foreign teachers who have taught or are …

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How to Avoid Getting Short-Changed at Bolivian Supermarkets 
Bolivian supermarkets have gotten into a very bad habit. They claim they don't have enough coins to give change and now expect the customer to have exact …

My Mistaken Mariachis - Just Another Something to Love About Bolivia 
It's midnight Tuesday. A dozen very off-tune and extremely LOUD mariachis just showed up under my window. They're singing to the wrong person (probably …

Moving Household Items to Bolivia from the U.S. 
I have priced having my items shipped from the US to Bolivia specifically Santa Cruz. I understand that there are some unknown fees that could occur if …

need more information on living in bolivia 
Hi, I need some information about Bolivian cost living. Although there are some information in some sites, I need real and exact information about Bolivia, …

Carnet de extranjero - Bolivian identification card 
Hey all, I have a quick question about the carnet de extranjero. I finally received my carnet in July but it says it is only valid until October. I was …

Thanksgiving in Santa Cruz 
Hi, My wife (Beniana) and I are tentatively planning to be in Santa Cruz over Thanksgiving. We were wondering if there are any Americans gathering to …

Chiropractor in Santa Cruz and Volleyball 
I was wondering if anyone knew of a good Chiropractor in Santa Cruz. Also, is there a place to play some good volleyball in Santa Cruz? Looking for some …

Bolivia Book Review: Two Books That Will Bring Bolivia to You 
So if you can’t get to Bolivia (in my case thanks to bureaucracy), then Bolivia needs to come to you. A search on Amazon.co.uk for Bolivia brings …

Bolivia, te extraño 
As I write this I am 10,000 Kms. and 5 time zones from Bolivia. Reading that feels worse than going over it in my head. When I allow myself to think …

Taxi driver wages in Bolivia? 
How much does the average taxi driver make in a month in Santa Cruz?

Can anyone give me more info on living in Bolivia? 
I am four years away from retirement. I am considering Ecuador or Bolivia. Obtaining info on Ecuador is no problem, however, that is not the case with …

Moving to Santa Cruz in less than a month. Help with living options. 
I am an American 28 year old male. I am moving to Santa Cruz to teach for the next two years. I will have about $500 a month to rent a place. I don't feel …

Going to live in Cobija 
We are going to live in Cobija, Bolivia. Anybody lived there or living there, I'd like to have some info about house or apt rent, prices, transportation, …

rental of laptop computer in Santa Cruz/ alquiler de laptop en Santa Cruz 
Does anybody know a business in Santa Cruz that rents out computers (preferably laptops)? Or does anyone have a spare that they could rent out for about …

Bolivia!!! At Maximum Volume!!! 
A few days ago I watched a critical part of what is probably otherwise a poor film (I don't know, I didn't bother to watch the rest of it). The lead character …

In Bolivia no bad thing can last a hundred years 
Español I'm all for finding the positive in everything. Literally. Except for 50 degrees below zero for any length of time, or the noxious smell of …

Have never been to Bolivia! 
What are the nicest places to live?

Moving to Bolivia to be with Bolivian Fiance. 
My situation is as follows: my fiance has recently had to move back to Bolivia for immigration purposes and I would like for me and our child to move down …

I love to swim... 
I'd like to retire somewhere I can easily swim most days of the year. I prefer lakes or the ocean, and obviously the ocean's out of the question there. …

Possibly Moving to Bolivia From Australia and Need Opinions 
hola mi esposa es colombiana y yo soy finlandez. We are looking at options whether to live again in Bogota, Colombia or Bolivia. Just interested to hear …

Reflections on my first few weeks in Bolivia 
I'm always asked by people in Santa Cruz what ideas people in the UK have about Bolivia. I can't lie to save my life so I tell them the truth: Bolivia …

Shipping to Bolivia 
I wonder if anyone has experience shipping belongings or autos to Bolivia from the USA. New York city to Santa Cruz? I already know a little about taxes …

Customs Regulations 
We are from Germany and want to move to Bolivia in autumn 2011. We think about bringing our belongings along with a container. Now my questions: 1. …

need immigration help 
have a difficult time getting anything done as far as legal residency. anyone knows a good traworthy lawyer here in santa cruz.

Housing Costs in La Paz Bolivia 
We are considering moving to La Paz Bolivia - what is the housing situation like for a family of 4? We want to rent a house not an apartment preferably. …

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receiving packages from home 
Hi, forgive me for posting but I really can't find this information anywhere else on your great site. Is there a de-minimus limit on packages below which …

US single mother moving to Bolivia? 
I am a single mother. I want to relocate to a different country. I live in the United States right now. Eventually I would like to find a country that …

MOVING TO BOLIVIA TO BE WITH BOLIVIAN WIFE 
I WOULD LIKE SOME ADVICE ON MIGRATING TO BOLIVIA AND WORKING THERE.I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF HAVING A PAST CRIMINAL RECORD WOULD CAUSE ANY PROBLEM WITH BOLIVIAN …

how much? 
how much would it be to buy a house in Bolivia?

Costs of Owning a Vehicle in Bolivia 
Several website visitors have asked about the costs of owning a car in Bolivia, whether there are taxes to pay, what the requirements are for obtaining …

Can a U.S. citizen own land in Bolivia 
Can a U.S. Citizen own land in Bolivia

I would like to visit my country after 37 years overseas 
I am planning to visit bolivia and see if I could stay sometime in bolivia mainly in Cochabamba my hometown. I am an Australian Citizen and my wife is …

Looking forward to work in bolivia 
Hi there. This site looks really amazing keep up the good work folks. I am a mechanical engineering grad from Singapore now working for a major MNC currently. …

cost of living 
How much would it cost to live in Bolivia?

Culture Transition Tip No. 9 
It's easy to feel isolated when you move to a new country. Here's how to start getting involved in your local community and making new friends. This is …

new life in Santa Cruz 
hi Bella, great website! I have met a lovely man (a Camba) and am facing the reality of moving to Santa Cruz to be with him. I am very excited about this …

health and treatment centers in bolivia 
is their a treatment center in Bolivia where they will run extensive tests to see why a person has seizures regards madeleine voisey mamevoisey@yahoo.com …

What is living in Bolivia like? 
Hi, my name is Andy and me and my wife are getting out of the uk and are thinking of moving to South America, maybe Bolivia. So if anyone can give us a …

Process and cost of buying land in Bolivia 
I am planning on buying a piece of land in an "urbanizacion" in Bolivia, but I am having a hard time finding explanations of the legal process and the …

Private schools in Santa Cruz 
I can not find information on the tuition costs for private schools, specifically classes taught in English. I know of SCIS and the American Cooperative …

Importing Vehicles 
If you are moving to Bolivia and you plan to import your personal vehicle(s), there are several very important things you need to know. We contacted ADUANAS …

Importing Household Goods 
If you are moving to Bolivia and you plan to import your household goods, there are several very important things you need to know. We contacted ADUANAS …

2 months Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Sept - Oct 2010 
Dear Readers, I will be going to Santa Cruz with my daughter to see if I could start up my business there. I would appriciate any info upon the city. I …

Can Americans own property in Bolivia? 
We are a married American couple interested in possibly retiring to Bolivia. Is it possible to own property (Free and clear) in Bolivia? Is income (such …

import tariffs and taxes for household belongings 
Hello Thanks for info.concerning lawyers that can help me threw the 1 year visa process.At present the pressing issue concerns bringing personal items …

Anticretico? 
I have read the article on anticretico...but would like more realistic experiences. On average....is this merely a gimmick? Do most owners fail to refund …

Home Improvement  
You don't provide links to the Home Depot type of store in Santa Cruz and I can't seem to pull those two stores up on Google. How can I get there or aren't …

Can a foreigner living in Bolivia get Bolivian citizenship? 
I'm a foreigner living in Bolivia. Can I get Bolivian citizenship? Or can I only get residency? How many years must I live in Bolivia before I can request …

How do I register my divorce from a Bolivian citizen if I no longer live in Bolivia? 
If I was married in Bolivia to a Bolivian, then moved overseas and divorced overseas, how to I ensure my divorce is also registered in Bolivia?

lots of questions not enough answers 
hello, I have been married to my bolivian husband for almost 6 years we live in the US but I have traveled to bolivia 3 times and we try to go every 2 …

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Living in La Paz 
I am thinking of taking a job in La Paz and would like to know if I would be able to live of approximately $300 per month... See, the pay is more, but …

What if my child is born in Bolivia 
Someone asked today: If foreigners in Bolivia have a child born in Bolivia, is the child automatically, or easily eligible for citizenship? If so, how …

English speaking Church in La Paz 
The English speaking church in La Paz is the La Paz Community Church and International center. The web page is http://lapaz.moonfruit.com Would love for …

Basic Cost of Living per Week 
Hello, I am planning a trip to Santa Cruz, Bolivia in april/may 2010 and plan to stay 1-3 months,then comeback and decide what I want to do. I also plan …

Health food supplements in Bolivia 
My husband and I have been to Bolivia several times and are planning a move there. My Question: Is there a good place to purchase vitamins and supplements …

Cost of university in Bolivia 
Hi - Can anyone tell me what the average cost to attend university would be for a year in Bolivia - a price range including costs to live away from home, …

Apartment in Santa Cruz 
Hi Bella, this is Jake, the guy with the dog who flew down here. I spent the last two months in the Yungas, but I am in Santa Cruz now and am in the process …

New Life 
Hi Bella, My husband is taking a job in Santa Cruz next year and for my sins i am going to give up work and follow him. We don't have kids yet and …

Expat Retirees in Bolivia? 
Hola, I would like to find out more about retirement possibilities in Bolivia. I didn't see a retirement forum, so will ask my questions here. - …

Giving Birth Overseas  
I found out that I am pregnant with my third son only couple of months after we arrived to Venezuela. Venezuela was our first posting. I new almost no …

El cholito rubio 
1. Smile 2. Relax 3. Learn a few phrases in Quechua. 4. Don't argue with the taxi driver about prices. Smile and flag down the next one. 5. Don't buy …

20 things to know before you move to Bolivia 
1. Know you are not alone. There are many expatriates in the same situation, feeling lost and confused and having a hard time getting adjusted. This is …

expat teens and the return home 
Third Culture Kids (tck's) - Teenage Trauma on Repatriation Author: Matthew MacLachlan The phrase,' going home' evokes strong and very individual …

Renting a House in Santa Cruz, Bolivia 
We are going to move to Santa Cruz for several months next year. Does anybody have any information about renting a house in las Palmas neighborhood? …

Question about Emigration to Bolivia 
Hi, I'm married to a bolivian woman and we're living in Holland at the moment. We want to emigrate to Bolivia. I'm a experienced process engineer (10+ …

How are Bolivian citizens taxed? What percentage of a citizens income goes to taxes? 
I am typing a report on Bolivia and cannot seem to find this answer anywhere else.

How easy is it to find work in Bolivia? 
How much work is there in Bolivia for skilled American tradesmen?

2014 Nueva Ley de Amnistia para Extranjeros en Bolivia. Texto de la Ley en Español y Procedimientos para Solicitar la Amnistia. 
DECRETO SUPREMO 1800 DE AMNISTÍA Y REGULARIZACIÓN MIGRATORIA. BOLIVIA. Este Decreto Supremo fue emitido por el Presidente Evo Morales el 20 de noviembre …

New 2014 Bolivia Amnesty Program for Foreigners. Text of Amnesty Law in English and Procedures for Applying for Amnesty in Bolivia. 
Message for U.S. Citizens – Bolivian Migratory Amnesty. U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia. January 16, 2014. This message is to alert U.S. Citizens residing …

Need land for super food eco retreat in bolivia! 
Hi guys, I am thinking of making a super eco retreat for self-sustainable living and non-money based. Does anyone recommend Bolivia (heard you get the …

How do I send my car to Bolivia? 
Hi what is the best company's to send may car to bolivia could you guys give me a help

USA or Bolivia? 
Hello! I'm an American whose mother is from bolivia. After she divorced my dad she came out here to live. This was about three months ago and I came with …

Please tell me about moving money to Bolivia 
Do you know about getting a British pension in bolivia private and government getting payments into a Bolivian bank transferring money I'm thinking of …

Questions about Residency in Bolivia 
First, thanks for a great site -- very informative! After getting your carnet, are you required to live in country a certain amount of time per year? …

Living & Working in Cochabamba 
Hi. I'm just testing the water. I have a Bolivian boyfriend living in Cochabamba. I'm from the UK & am a dental nurse. I speak absolutely no Spanish. Just …

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Returning to the U.S. from Bolivia. Can anyone suggest a good shipping company? 
My wife and I have lived in Santa Cruz, Bolivia for a few years and are moving home to the USA soon. We want to know what is a good service for shipping …

Who can tell me more about "pension" restaurants? 
Hi, I'm considering Bolivia for retirement. I was reading a blog about Tarija that mentioned cheap restaurants called pensions where locals ate cheap …

Small town living in Bolivia 
Shé:kon, I am a Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) living in the United States and want to move to the Bolivian countryside. Does anyone have any suggestions as …

Private English Teacher needed in Santa Cruz 
Hello dear Friends, I met some of you at the last Meetup we had where I really enjoyed getting to know most of you. I am in need of an English teacher …

Are there any missions in Bolivia for young adults? 
Hey, i want to move to bolivia to do missions work with people around 18-22ish, are there any programs that do long term (5-10 months) missions trips or …

What are the conditions of Bolivian hospitals like? 
Hey, i am moving to bolivia to Santa Cruz de la Sierra in August, and my family is very concerned for me and my health. Santa Cruz is about 6 hours away, …

How much does a Bolivian maid or nanny earn? 
About how much would one expect to pay a live in maid/nanny in Bolivia?

Importing Vehicles 
Has anyone had experience importing a vehicle to Bolivia? I would like to hear from you, especially regarding import taxes (how much did you pay in the …

Derecho a la pensionn que se queda en Bolivia 
Si mi esposo tiene una pension que es depositada y se queda en Bolivia e vivimos en los Estados Unidos, yo tengo derecho a ella?

Retirement visa and USA IRA retirement accounts 
I might like to retire in Bolivia. I am 57. I will qualify for Social Security age 62. I would receive over 800 USD then. I have 200k in mutual fund …

Purchasing a Condo in Santa Cruz as an American 
Are there any special regulations that I should be aware about when purchasing a condo as an a foreigner?

How to handle bureaucracy 101 
Gary from Florida sent in this hilarious video filmed, apparently, in Spain but nevertheless applicable to life anywhere there is bureaucracy (in other …

I met a lady in Bolivia 
I am interesrted in traveling to Bolivia to meet a Lady, and maybe marriage. What do I need and what are the procedures? Please respond to.. jpjames62@yahoo.com …

Import tax for work related items. 
Hello, I have a work contract for Bolivia and am applying for the 30 day special objective. I work as a non-profit project manager for a research and development …

Are you confused about expat taxes? 
Expatriate taxes can be very confusing. People who live and work outside of their home country have unique and sometimes complex tax filing obligations. …

Having a baby in Bolivia 
Well, I am a foreign citizen, my husband is Bolivian and we are here waiting to get his Residency. Thing is I am extremely illegal, as are our 3 children, …

Eleven Tips to Help You Successfully Transition Cultures! 
This is the last in a series of 10 video tips I've been posting weekly for some time now. In fact, this is a bonus tip - number 11, in an effort to help …

go to live in la paz. 
hi can anyone give me some info on good places to live in la paz. i will be going to live in la paz in the next month and wish to find an apartment. also …

Culture Transition Tip No. 10 
Planning to work abroad? What makes you successful in one country may work against you in another. This is Tip 10 in my 10-part series to help you transition …

Culture Transition Tip No. 8 
Expats, there is just no getting around this: unless you want to spend your time in lonely isolation when you move to another country there is one thing …

Culture Transition Tip No. 7 
Before relocating to a new country, there's something you can do to establish a sense of familiarity in your new home. This is tip 7 in my 10-part weekly …

Culture Transition Tip No. 6 
Before relocating to a new country, research social taboos in the culture you’ll be moving to. This is tip 6 in my 10-part weekly series to help you feel …

Culture Transition Tip No. 5 
Tip 5 in my 10-part weekly series of tips to help you make your transition and relocation go more smoothly involves learning to make friends and preparing …

Cost of furniture/household items 
Hello! We are considering moving to Bolivia within the next six months. We are thinking of selling everything but clothes and a few cherished items in …

Culture Transition Tip No. 4 
Tip 4 in my 10-part weekly series of tips to help you make your transition and relocation go more smoothly involves local dress and clothing customs. See …

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Culture Transition Tip No. 3 
Tip 3 in my 10-part weekly series of tips to help you make your transition and relocation go more smoothly involves social norms. Each country has its …

Culture Transition Tip No. 2 
Part two in my series of ten Culture Transition tip videos, designed to help you in your decision regarding relocation, is about the importance of learning …

Culture Transition Tip No. 1 
Every Tuesday for the next 10 weeks, I will be showing you a brief 1 - 2 minute video with a tip to help you transition cultures. Today's question: are …

What are the taxes on importing household goods into Bolivia? 
Trying to find out information on taxes on personal items. Moving to Bolivia this Sept. Shipping container arranged to La Paz. Once items are at customs …

thinking of living in Bolivia...need information on buying a home 
We are interested in moving to Bolivia to live. My husband and I are 85 and 86 yrs of age in relatively good health, both of us. We are fluent in spanish. …

Inquiry about work and living in bolivia 
Hi there im also a webmaster myself and I am really proud of you that you did this very resourceful site even though you dont have any solid experience …

Buying realestate in Bolivia 
Hello, I am interested in real estate approx 5-10 acres for a small orchard and garden and perhaps a few head of cattle, few hives of bees, in essence …

Concern about elderly medical care. 
Our elderly parents in the USA have medicare. If they were to relocate to Bolivia....what kind of medical care could they expect and information about …

Weekly tips and strategies for a new life in a new culture 
Making new friends is the single most important thing you will do if you're planning to relocate, or already have. It will make the difference between …

Learn to fill your life with friends and social opportunities in a new culture 
Learn the Techniques You Need to Know to Fill Your Life with Friends and Social Opportunities! Moving to a new place can bring up all sorts of positive …

Ten easy steps to adjust to a new culture anywhere 
You Only Need Ten Easy Steps To Adjust To A New Culture After Relocating Are You an: - An Expatriate, Moving Overseas for work? - a Manager, VP, …

Moving abroad? 10 steps to ensuring your personal success 
If you're moving or you've already relocated, then you've probably spent a lot of time packing, taking care of all the logistics of leases, bank accounts, …

Moving overseas for work or because of your spouses job?  
If you're embarking on a work experience overseas, or you're the trailing spouse following someone taking that step, you're in for many changes. If you're …

Is living abroad really the best choice for you? 
The decision to relocate is huge. If you're moving with a family, it's even bigger. You may be weighing whether this is a good career move, or whether …

Taking the stress out of your military relocation 
Are you about to embark on a PCS move, or have you recently done so? Moving, in general, is a big and annoying process! You have to uproot yourself, …

Thanks Giving Day  
I was trying to connect someone in Bolivia that will have a thanks giving dinner and will allowed us to make a press report please contact gus_vc@hotmail.com …

Absentee property owner 
Please resend your email to me...somehow Windows classified it as JUNK...I labelled it NOT JUNK...then Windows Live email system 'lost' the email...Thanks …

Mobile Dogwash in Santa Cruz 
The other day someone left a stack of these flyers for a mobile dogwash in my apartment building. It's a great idea, really. They go to your house in a …

learn the language 
I moved to Santa Cruz Bolivia when I was three years old. My dad was a missionary pilot. He flew supplies to other missionary families who lived in the …

Reasons Expats May Choose Vacation Rentals Over Hotels While Seeking Housing 
Most expats research housing months in advance of a huge move overseas. And in some cases companies make all arrangements, whether temporary or permanent. …

Top 10 Reasons Expats Should Ditch Their Books 
How much does moving books, albums and DVD collections really cost? Why should you consider leaving your books behind? Have you ever calculated how much …

teach at an international school 
There are over 4000 international schools in the world. This international school teacher offers information and advice on how to get a job at these prestigious …

parents guide to moving overseas 
A Concerned Parent's Guide to Moving Your Family Overseas Author: Karen Fusco There are lots of issues to be considered when deciding to move …

expat kids identity questions 
But Mummy! Where Am I From? Author: Dominique Lummus When he was six years old my son asked me, “Mummy, where do I come from?” and instead …

coping with living abroad 
Moving to a New Country, How to Cope Author: Steven Coleman A while ago I wrote about moving countries, where to find information and what …

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