If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Illusions about coming to an Indian Ocean Island on par with Mauritius, Seychelles or Reunion. - Jul 2020


Disney-inspired romanticism of a tropical island paradise (the closest rainforest is a 3 hour drive and the ocean is 6 hours away... Tana is a burgeoning developing-country capital in the mountains) - Mar 2017


Roller blades and your sense of entitlement! - Jun 2016


Illusions of DreamWorks animated movies. - Oct 2015


skateboard (there's limited pavement here), your desire for order and infrastructure, and your assumption that you will be traveling far and wide through the Malagasy bush. You can travel here and have wonderful adventures, but it is very expensive and the infrastructure is quite lacking - this is not a place especially designed for tourism. - Apr 2013


New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

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