Expat Files – 03.16.18

#1- Sage advice for gringos and expats whose idea of a “Plan B” is to live “off the grid” or partially “off the grid”
#2- TEN things you really must know about Latin American electric power distribution, service, maintenance and the power grid in general
#3-Internet and smartphone service in Latin America:
There are so many options and providers, it’s confusing to try and dissect the various internet plans and packages. Even if your Spanish is pretty good and you think you’ve selected a good plan, a newer, better and cheaper plan is bound to come along in the next few months.
#4- More on Latin American Internet and Smartphone plans:
The big question? Should you elect the usual 18 month contract, or the much more anonymous “pay as you go” monthly plan? Today the pros, cons and recommendations. 
#5- By popular request, today we have Part 3 of the many loves of Expat Eddie:
An amazing “boots on the ground” culture clash story that will surely leave you speechless!
#6-Announcing Johnny’s next “Latin American Insider” seminar. It will take place from Saturday, July 7th thru Thursday, July 12th 2018. To get on the early-bird discount list and receive the latest updates just send an email to www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com and put the word “seminar” in the subject line.
#7- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at www.TheExpatFiles.com/academy
#8- 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.
#9- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at: www.TheNewExpat.com