Traveling Mailbox has added a VPN Service

Traveling Mailbox has added a VPN Service

I’m a big fan of Traveling Mailbox. it makes dealing with mail soooo much easier. See our full review at Dealing with Snail Mail while living in Mexico. I also like using a VPN service – especially when I want to work around accessing geo-restricted...
Global Entry while living in Mexico

Global Entry while living in Mexico

Years ago, when we were still living in the US, we were approved for Global Entry. Recently, it was time to renew our Global Entry (you need to renew every 5 years or so).  But, now that we’re living in Mexico – would that be a problem? What is Global...
Expat Taxes – the Foreign Housing Exclusion

Expat Taxes – the Foreign Housing Exclusion

In the last post, I discussed the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE), and how it can save you a boatload of money. In addition, us US expats can also take advantage of the Foreign Housing Exclusion. The Foreign Housing Exclusion allows you to deduct the excess of...
Birthday Boat Day

Birthday Boat Day

Last week was my 50th birthday, so my whole family came down for the weekend from Massachusetts to celebrate. My Mom & Dad, my sister, my brother and sister in law, and my niece and nephew. We spent my birthday day out on a catamaran – it was a beautiful day...