Tag Archives: transitions

The peaceful retreat of rice fields and volcanoes of Ubud

First Impressions of Ubud, Bali

Well, I wanted a challenge right? An uncomfortable growth opportunity. We’ve only been in Bali for 2 weeks now and have accomplished a fair bit. We got over jet lag, found a house, moved in, rented ourselves a scooter, hired a cook and have already experienced the town’s peacefulness and chaos. The first few days […]

We walk right past a rice field on the way home

Finding a Home in Bali

We moved to Bali without a place to live. Usually when you move, you know where you are going. Prior to packing up your stuff, you know where it’s going to be unpacked. Not so for us this time. The past two times that we’ve moved internationally, we have rented our homes site unseen from […]

Seeds of Change

Our Path to Becoming Lucky Enough to Travel

As Oprah once said, “There is no such thing as luck.  Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.” And we truly believe this statement. We make luck happen. We also believe that things happen for a reason, even though we may not know what that reason is right away. We get lots of comments from people […]

Jumping into Costa Rica

Realities of Moving Abroad

Thirty years ago I was an immigrant in a foreign country, the US.  Two years ago I was an immigrant in Costa Rica and this year I am an immigrant in Belize. You’d think I’d have this ‘moving to a different country’ gig down by now, but the realities of moving abroad are the same […]