But don't forget your:

Bug spray, sun screen, light weather gear. Don't forget cold weather gear though for trips back to the states, Chile, etc. There are great destinations that are much cooler! - Jun 2019

Bugspray, but it's not that bad.) - Aug 2018

Bathing suits and mosquito spray! - May 2016

Sunscreen, hats, swimming suits, camera, flip flops, binoculars... - Sep 2015

pool toys - Apr 2015

Bring cold weather clothes (for when it is chilly) and also to go skiing / snowboarding in Chili / Argentina. If you use aeresol sunscreen, it is VERY expensive here. - Aug 2014

Patience, swimsuits, optimistic attitude. - Jul 2013

That said, imported products are more expensive here than in the States. We just had a baby and bought everything we needed because all baby products are much more expensive locally. - Aug 2011

sense of humor, and anger management techniques. - Jun 2011

Extension cords (lots of them). Sports gear. Summer clothes. Umbrellas. - Feb 2011

spanish and willingness to pick up a new hobby. - Apr 2010

Patience and open mind. - May 2008

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