About Edward

Edward Alan Kurtz is an American writer. He specializes in writing works of fiction and non-fiction for children, as well as travel books and articles. Mr. Kurtz was born in Pennsylvania and completed several university degrees. He lived for many years in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives and writes in Thailand.

Moving To Thailand

living in thailand templeThere are many options for expats to explore when looking for a new country to move to. Thailand has been a popular choice for many years and continues to entice expats with its low cost of living, year-round warm temperatures, exotic locale and culture, and those famous smiling faces that have earned Thailand its nickname: LOS (“Land of Smiles”). [Read more…]


Petra The Treasury JordonPetra is a famous ancient city carved into pink rocks in the middle of a desert south of Amman, the capital of Jordan. Also known as the “Rose City” because of the colour of the rocks, it was the home of the Nabataeans, an ancient civilization that flourished around two thousand years ago. It was hidden for hundreds of years and was only introduced to the world in the 19th century. [Read more…]


dubai marina at nightDubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, and one of the largest cities in the Middle East. It is the gateway to the region for many tourists, and is also a popular destination. [Read more…]

Republic of San Marino

Rocca della Guaita castle san marinoNot everyone knows that there are two small countries found within the borders of Italy. One is Vatican City, which is set inside the city of Rome, and the second is San Marino, which is located near the coast of the Adriatic Sea in northeastern Italy. [Read more…]


Liechtenstein_flagLiechtenstein is a small country that is located between Switzerland and Austria. It is technically “The Principality of Liechtenstein,” so it is a leftover of the many small states that made up the Holy Roman Empire. [Read more…]