Dianne Harper Dubin is a teacher, manager, marketing director, and public speaker, who with her dentist husband sold everything—home, cars, furniture, business—to move to Tulum, Mexico 2 1/2 years ago. Spending 5 years prior to that doing extensive research on everything from where to live to passive cooling, she learned to use an architectural software program and designed the home they built and live in today. Her home is completely off-grid in the jungle with pool and separate guest house which they rented on Airbnb. Since moving to Mexico, Dianne has navigated the immigration, banking, taxing, and medical systems, purchased cars, hired workers, and made countless friends along the way. She currently writes freelance articles on travel, expatriate life, Mexico, and tropical building.
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