A humbling and honest look at some of the things that an expat might not think about giving up before choosing to adventure in another land. While this article refers to one person's experience in Paraguay, it can apply to many other Latin American countries and more.
Navigating the streets of Paraguay can be an incredibly stressful and chaotic experience for a newcomer. Here is a list of dangers to look out for.
Easily Asunción's best kept park, Parque de la Salud provides a safe clean environment to exercise, play and enjoy family time. Free to the public, this park is a mainstay for people living in the capitol who want a safe place for their children to play with lots of shade and a fun playground.
Diario de vaje (Travel Journal) with host Damián Alcáza is a charming jaunt through Paraguay's best sites and locations. Shot entirely in Spanish, with no subtitles, it's a re-watchable gem that contributes to both your learning of the language, and about many aspects of the culture.
In Paraguay it is considered rude not to greet someone you see in residential neighbourhoods. By greeting others on a regular basis, you can make new friends, and improve your language skills significantly. Adopting these day-to-day habits of interaction will make your life easier here.
Expat-focused feature to be in the upcoming issue of Descubrir Paraguay, a magazine for foreigners and Paraguayans abroad looking at relocating to or visiting Paraguay. We asked many expats currently in Paraguay to answer the question, "Why Paraguay?" and these were some of their answers.