10 Steps to Renting a House in Panajachel (or How To Inherit a Range Rover)

Over the past seven years, I’ve hunted for and rented three different New York City apartments—two in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan. At this point, I’ve got the renting routine down. I can spot a Craiglist gem as quickly as a scam, juggle brokers with ease, and know myself: I’m fine with a  sixth-floor walk-up, […]

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From Scarves to Surgery

Trying to meet people when you move abroad (or really anywhere) is like going to a party where you only know the host. You arrive, a little nervous, with just a vague idea of what to expect, scan the faces around you, and start talking to the friendliest-looking person in the room–or the guy who […]

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