Tag Archives: Mike’s Gringo Life
Posted on 07. Nov, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life on the overseas radio Network, Mike interviews 3 folks who love Nicaragua. The first couple segments he talks with Thierry Lippert, the ambassador of Luxembourg to Nicaragua and a good friend. Thierry and Mike have enjoyed volcano surfing, hiking, building school playgrounds, parties, pinatas, and numerous other activities together. [...]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life, Mike interviews Ann Hoffman who has started a new business helping people who want to move overseas. Ann helps people determine what may best suit them and their needs. Ann’s website is enjoylivinginternationally.com This topic is near and dear to my heart, as exemplified by a woman who just approached [...]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life, Mike interviews some expats living and working in Panama City, Panama. First up is David Sewell who has lived in Panama for 7 years and has experience starting a business in Panama. David tells about moving to Panama and then setting up a trucking business there. Darren Doyle is [...]
Posted on 27. May, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life, Mike interviews some expats living in Medellin Colombia and a future expat considering Columbia. First up is Mike Lin who currently makes his home in Buffalo, New York. Mike discusses the reasons he is considering moving overseas and how his desire to be prudent and diversify his geography are [...]
Posted on 15. May, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life, Mike interviews 4 different expats in Nicaragua about life and opportunities in the country. His first guest, Ben Wheatly, talks about living and working on the Southern Pacific Coast of Nicaragua in a spa resort. His friend, Jack Griffin is next and talks about living in Managua and his [...]
Posted on 15. Apr, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
Mike Cobb, from Mike’s Gringo Life, travels to Selva Negra to escape the heat of Managua in the “summer.” The period of December to May in Nicaragua is called summer by the locals and describes the dry season, a period where not a drop of rain falls for 5 months. This interesting geography creates a [...]
Posted on 13. Mar, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
This week on Mike’s Gringo Life Mike talks with some expats living in Panama. Jim Grover moved his family to Panama City Panama several years ago and describes life there with his wife and son. Jim moved from the North East where he’d worked in the financial sector and thought he’d retire to Panama. However, after several [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
Mike Cobb will have some expats living in the region on the Mike’s Gringo Life Show this week thursday February 28th. Gary Mosley will be featured on the first two segments. Gary will be talking about his expat life in Panama and how he is now project manager for Gran Islotes, a community in development [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
On Thursday February 7, the Mikes Gringo Life show features the Expat Kids as the opening segment. Emily Cobb, 8 years old, not to be outdone by her big sister Amanda age 12, wants to take on the role of host for the show and interviews her big sister. They discuss their new school, the Nordic School [...]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by Gran Pacifica.
Mike’s Gringo Life. Thursday January 31, 2013. On this week’s show Mike interviews Peter Schaller of the Fabretto Foundation at the Domingo Savio Center in the cool hills above Managua, Nicaragua. Peter is a 17 year expat himself serving as the project director for the center and various other programs run by Fabretto to [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2012 by Gran Pacifica.
On December 11, 2012 Mike Cobb host of the Mikes Gringo Life show on the Overseas Radio Network will interview 3 women working and living in the region. More and more women are looking beyond the US and Canada for an active lifestyle in the tropics. Many like the three interviewed for the program are [...]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by Gran Pacifica.
On Mikes Gringo Life show date December 4th, 2012, Mike will be interviewing the founder of the Overseas Radio Network himself, David Gregerson. David has recently moved the radio station to Costa Rica and he is now planning to take up the expat lifestyle with his wife and 3 children sometime next year, perhaps in Panama. He [...]
Posted on 20. Nov, 2012 by Gran Pacifica.
Today Mike talks with asset protection and tax specialists about the upcoming tax increases and how many small businessmen and farmers will be drastically affected. Tax Attorney Christopher Braun will discuss the imminent need for tax planning by year’s end to save family farms from destruction as early as next year. With the estate tax [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by Gran Pacifica.
“Mike’s Gringo Life” airs every Tuesday at 2:00pm EST, this week from Ambergris Caye, Belize in the fun, sunny town of San Pedro. Long known as a diving and fishing mecca, San Pedro is now roaring to the forefront of banking and offshore services.
Posted on 24. May, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Retire overseas right? But there is always the big question of what to do when you retire. Some people will probably never retire. I’m likely one of them. I can’t imagine sitting in a rocking chair all day, and most of you can’t either. Activity is important. Friends, clubs, amenities, gatherings all create a vitality [...]
Posted on 22. May, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Today’s program features a couple of expats in the making, Ron and Sue Foreman, who are considering a move to Central America and plan to spend a few months at Gran Pacifica next winter. In this interview we talk with them about their ideas and expectations of the future move and the kinds of things [...]
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Tomorrow’s Radio show on the Overseas Radio Network will feature some extraordinary expats, including the sage of all sages, Kathleen Peddicord who publishes the Live and Invest Overseas Newsletters. She herself an expat for more than a decade, has an almost bottomless barrel of ideas and concepts to share with her readers. On top [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Tomorrow’s radio show is all about the entrepreneur and features two expat entrepreneurs and an organization that helps budding Nicaraguan entrepreneurs building a business in Nicaragua. There is nothing better than capitalism to lift a people out of poverty as evidenced dramatically by China over the past 2 decades. Incredibly, they’ve lifted over 300,000,000 people [...]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Tuesday’s radio show on the Overseas Radio Network features an Expat Entrepreneur carving out a publishing niche while living in Nicaragua. We’ll also talk with a developer who lives in Rivas, a town in the southern part of Nicaragua who shares just how inexpensively he can live the good life. Of course we’ll have Amanda and [...]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
This Tuesday’s radio show will feature all 4 of my favorite categories of expats. We’ll visit once again with Donna Tabor who heads up a Granada and Pittsburgh based NGO, Building New Hope. Donna as you may remember from last week was instrumental in establishing the Chavalos Café which was featured in an international documentary [...]
Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
This week’s show features some expats living in Granada Nicaragua, a beautiful Spanish Colonial city located on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. Nancy Bergman and Donna Tabor are two of the city’s well know single ladies living large and enjoying an incredible experience helping others. Donna Tabor is someone I’d wanted to meet for [...]