October 27, 2013
- On the last show it was mentioned that Latin Americans are much more superstitious than first world folks. Here are a few more strange and odd things Latins will do to gain the upper hand with the supernatural. Some of this weird stuff is sure to make expats shake their heads in disbelief.
-Latin Rock Music and Latin stand-up comedy are some of the latest popular phenomenons that have been lifted lock, stock and barrel from first-world innovators. On close observation astute expats do see that Latin music and comedy acts are stealing material mercilessly from first-world sources. Unfortunately (or fortunately?) when Latins put their spin on the material and translate punch lines or lyrics they usually come out well... third-worldish.
-For all of you single first-world lady expat wanabees and lady expat gonnabees; here are some tips and cautions from a seasoned gringa expat concerning mating and dating Latin men. Our gringa source gives a heads up on some of the common tricks that married Latin men use to fool newly arrived gringas who just might be looking for love and romance..
-Here are some odd Spanish words you’ll hear on occasion that have no real English counterparts, and thus are sure to throw you the first time around.
-An update on the contaminated water issue in Latin America and what you should be doing about it.
-My January 2014 “Expat Wisdom” seminar is all set to go so. To check out the agenda and the signup details just click on the Latin American Seminar link on the top of the ExpatWisdom.com mainpage.
“AN EXPAT’S GUIDE TO FIRST-WORLD HEALTHCARE IN LATIN AMERICA”, That’s the name of my long awaited free report. It’s finally finished and will be available for a time at www.ExpatWisdom.com. Grab a copy and than compare how 21st century Latin American healthcare stacks up to your Heathcare in the states. Read it and weep! And remember the report is free(at least for now).
-Follow the link on the main page at www.ExpatWisdom.com to schedule a private consultation with me. If you want to discuss the details of living, working, playing, doing business and/or retiring in Latin America, now you and I can talk about your situation one on one.