In this series I interview people living all over the world but outside of their home country. I try to help paint an honest picture of the ups and downs of life abroad, share tips about moving to the city, town or country the expat lives in, and information about what to see and do here. I lived on the island of Sint Maarten twice myself: in and in the winter of to enjoy a tropical Caribbean winter. Debbie first moved to St Maarten in but stayed for only two months. She continued traveling and then decided to come back to St.