The Expat Files: Living in Latin America A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

August 4, 2019  

#1- How to sabotage your “Plan B” in three easy steps:        


#2- Ten ways crooked Latin lawyers gouge and scam gringos:

A compilation of actual events and alarming boots-on-the-ground stories


#3- When smart gringos do stupid things:

Even smart, way above average gringos can be had by con men and slick operators. Oddly enough, it’s often the smart gringo “know it all” who get sucked into the bigger scams. Latin swindlers can spot em’, and after the fact will often say they were asking for it. Maybe so.  Maybe its karma. Who knows…

#4- The last word on Costa Rica, and why aside from Venezuela, it’s the last place recommended for an ideal Plan B destination:

Why I'd even prefer Cuba over CR…
So today, live from the Costa Rican trenches, we have more agonizing boots-on-the-ground, clueless gringo, rip-off stories


#5- To get on the early-bird sign up list for Johnny Mueller’s next week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America, just send an email to for updates and info. Providing the world doesn’t implode, the next one is scheduled for early January, 2020.


#6- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look.

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