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Dennis Smith
Dennis Smith is a journalist, copywriter and editor, business planning consultant and Expat living consultant and speaker. He is also the author of Panama City, Panama – Come Play in the Miami of Latin America. He lives in Panama. Contact him directly at dennis.dean.smith@gmail.com.


Dennis Smith

Expat Living - What Is Our Impact?

Posted by: Carole on Thursday September 04, 2014 (03:01:23)   (4462 Reads)
Dennis Smith
When we decide to finally take the decision to live in another country, we are naturally nervous. Will we be accepted? How do we fit in? What problems and pitfalls do we need to look out for?

In my experience as a full-time Expat, the majority of us don’t take time to consider the consequences that their presence causes. How do we impact the locals and the local economy?

How we change the scene is usually more profound and noticeable in smaller communities than in the big cities. But don’t kid yourself, the impact is still there. Now let’s get to some specifics.    more ...