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

December 27, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #917 FRI, DEC 27 (12-27-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:
The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. Just go to and click on the seminar link, or email me at:
#2- Ever wonder why Latino houses don’t have basements?
It’s probably a good thing and here’s why…
#3- Building moisture, humidity, infiltrations are the rule not the exception in in Latin America:
You’d think after 500 years of building and construction Latino architects and contractors would have figured out how to manage moisture problems but they haven’t. Today we have real dope an irritating subject …
#4- The Latino architect and builder’s motto might well be “We don’t have time to do it right, but we have time to do it over”:
It doesn’t make sense but that’s life here in Latin America

#5-Teaching English online for 20+ bucks an hour- PART 2

#6- Ugly Americans, how to find them and avoid them:The snobbish 10% “know it all” complainers give gringos and expats a bad name with the locals. And they are often the impetus behind gringo gouging and gringo prices(can you blame them?).

#7- 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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