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Old 08-27-2009, 03:13 PM
 
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I was live in ponce abouth25 years and i was visit every placed of PR, It is good to diversion,vacation, sleep late, and fine boyfriends there are good pretty mens overthere,house is 500, light 5o aproximaly, is alot bad people over is like new york ok, so you have to choose your friends, the food is so good and there are pretty placed to visit!!! you have to protect yourselft went have spensive things donot call the atencion of bad people!!! you can live abouth 1 years to know is you want to live overthere proof yourselft!! Iwas live in florida is similar to PR I am now in texas because in here the food is more cheap !!!!
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:14 PM
 
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Default 27 yr old single woman relocating from NYC to PR 3-4 months. HELP!!

I am planning to move to San Juan or viejo San Juan. I speak a bit of spanish but understand it 100%. I just need advice and havent got a clue where to begin. Any resources will do.

I have a BA in psychology and I perform spoken word poetry monthly here in NYC. I just feel like we live once and I dont have any real committment here holding me back so why not. I have 6 yrs experience with children with disabilities but prior to that I did customer service.

Any help could do..
How did you ladies do with your move?

Thank you and God Bless!!
BTW, I am from the Bronx so I know if I can make it here I can prob make it anywhere!!
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:40 PM
 
Location: The Circle City. Sometimes NE of Bagdad.
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Hard to say, the OP hasn't posted since last Aug. She was also looking at Philly and LA.
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Old 05-16-2010, 04:22 PM
 
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I've found the west side of Puerto Rico to be less expensive. Check out craigslist Puerto Rico rentals, cars etc. Great source! Also check out facebook groups.
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Old 05-19-2010, 11:49 PM
 
Location: Scranton
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Why won't this thread die already?
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Old 09-14-2010, 02:07 PM
 
Location: Orlando
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Default You only live once - Can identify with - C'est la vie

Live today and worry about tomorrow, tomorrow!!!
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Go for it!!!!!!!!!! You only live once. Your young and can always fly home if things don't workout. Continue your research and keep your wits about you. Perhaps work on your education while down there. PR doesn't charge out of state tuition and has much lower rates then most of the mainland. You can get grants and low interest loans to supplement your income or "lack there of" while getting yourself established.
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Old 09-15-2010, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Why won't this thread die already?
I don't know lol. Maybe because it can't die. lol
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:37 PM
 
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The "practice simpler living" part caught my eye... For the benefit of others (as I caught this post a little late) places like Rincón, Aguadilla (Road 110 and Ramey area) and Isabela (Jobos beach area) have their good share of Americans and surfer types looking for such a living. You may just feel right there. For a more local experience, still great, check out Cabo Rojo (Boquerón area), Guánica and La Parguera. The places mentioned can be quite popular, thus crowded, during some seasons (summer mostly). If you're not into the beach, and don't mind winding roads, then head to the mountain towns of Aibonito, Jayuya or Lares. Keep in mind that Puerto Rico is not the mainland and things you take for granted (like uninterrupted utilities, road courtesy, and business formality) may not be there. Good luck.
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Old 10-06-2010, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Dorado, PR
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There are interruptions in utility services in the states... >_>

Especially with constantly shifting weather patterns. The level of utility interruptions in PR is unquestionably at the same level as on the mainland. **** happens.

Neither of us has any evidence to back up our claims so we'll have to stick it like this.

The exact same rules apply to road courtesy. Roads create some of the most selfish people, but surprise! this happens everywhere on the mainland.

Give us an example of what you mean by business formality.
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Old 10-07-2010, 10:57 AM
 
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Davsot, very interesting. But I think it is topic for another thread...
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