Calling yourself an expatriate does not necessarily mean you renounce or reject your home country. An expatriate is any person living in a different country from where they were born as a citizen. Recently, the term “expat” is used in the context of professionals working abroad such as oil workers, missionaries and retirees […]
Intrigued by the idea of living in Mexico?
You can live in Mexican cities at the same lifestyle level as in the U.S. and Canada for less money. Or, you can “adopt and adapt” and live well while saving Big!
A good way to get started with your plans is by reading our Mexico Relocation Guide. This free 76-page report, updated for 2013-14, is full of valuable information and insights to help you craft your plans and gather resources to make your move to your paradise in Mexico. No matter where you are on the spectrum; daydreaming or getting into the details, this is a great guide to keep you informed. Fill out your name and email in the form to the right to download it now.
We hope you enjoy the website and find it extremely useful while you craft your dreams into plans for Mexico!
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Affordable Caribbean Real Estate Opportunity In Playa del Carmen
Imagine living in a place where the Caribbean Sea and swaying palms are just minutes from your front door and here you feel right at home knowing all the conveniences you left back in the U.S. or Canada are still here. You can actually see swaying palm trees from your windows. You may also want to imagine your cost of living expenses going down by 30-40% a year! If you eat healthy and fresher and … Click Here For More
New 2013-14 Mexico Visa Information
Mexico Immigration Laws and Application Process Summary The following Mexico immigration information is provided as a resource for our readers and will be updated periodically as policy and changes are made and brought to our attention. As with any government rules they can be dynamic in nature when it comes to implementation and timing. As of March 2014, we believe the information we provide … Read More
¡Viva México! Important Information For Expats
Playa del Carmen, Mexico March 14th, 2014 Caribbean Living has released 7 units of the very popular “Palms” model town homes in Playa del Carmen. With the success of the first phase done and completely sold out, investors and buyers have been anxious for the release of the new phase of the “Palms” which has been under construction about 6 months. A few days ago, the developer released 7 units, and because they are still in the pre-sale … [Read More...]
The Purpose of the Fideicomiso In 1917, Mexico's government created a constitutional law, Article 24, that would keep foreigners from buying up and owning outright, the nearly 5,800 miles of coastline on the Pacific, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean as well as areas along land borders between the U.S., Belize and Guatemala. At that time, this was a military strategic move to protect against enemy agents as well as discourage foreigners … [Read More...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2013 Mexico on My Mind (MoMM), the Expatriate resource website for moving to and living in Mexico has just published the “Mexico Relocation Guide 2013-14”. The popular guide 2012-13 edition was downloaded over 3000 times during the last year by people looking for relocation information on Mexico and expats living in Mexico looking to network with others. The Mexico relocation guide includes topics like; the … [Read More...]
Safety In Mexico
If you listen to all the news headlines about Mexico's drug war you might believe the whole country is a drug war zone; then again you probably wouldn't be reading this, so congratulations on over coming the negative press! You are smarter than the average person and you are looking beyond the … [Read More...]
In case your not aware, the newest way for thieves to get your money is to simply stand behind you and point a scanner at your wallet. In fact, at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas earlier this year, an Android software app called NFCProxy was introduced that can read data from contactless … [Read More...]
We take safety seriously here, there is no joking around when it comes to murder. The facts show that Mexico, as a country, is taking it seriously as well. This article is to bring attention to the statistical facts about the murder rate in Mexico. For those of us who live in Mexico, the … [Read More...]
Places To Live
Unique among the mix of peoples who have become Mexico, are the Yucatecans. Once an independent country, by mutual agreement, Yucatan became part of Mexico in 1821, went independent again in 1823, and finally rejoined Mexico for good in 1825. However, the defining observation about this blend of Mayan, Spanish, Caribbean, French and Middle Eastern (yes, Middle Eastern!) cultures […]
In central Mexico are two of the most popular spots for expats to move: the Lake Chapala area and San Miguel de Allende. Both places have large gringo populations – large enough to affect the local economy. San Miguel de Allende has been around a long time, but after its colonial architecture was discovered in the 1930s, it blossomed into […]
Living In Mexico
Hurricane season in Mexico is from June to November with the peak season from mid-August to late October. Tropical depressions and storms that occur in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean have potential to turn into hurricanes during this time. The key to hurricane or … [Read More...]
Mexico; It's Like Another Country! There are a lot of things about life in Mexico that are very different from what you are used to back home, especially if you are from the US or Canada. Many of these things are the reasons we chose to live in Mexico; the good weather, slower pace of life, … [Read More...]
Places To Visit!
by Candice Carboo-Ofulue, Travel Writer Sombreros and tequila may be what first comes to mind when we think of Mexico, but it's the colorful colonial cities which are the foundation of contemporary Mexican culture and in the highland hub of San Cristóbal de las Casas, you'll find its beating … [Read More...]
Cenotes In the Yucatan, there are over 2,400 cenotes that have actually been studied and registered. Here are some of the most popular: Ik-Kil - Located less than 2 miles from Chichén Itzá. Called the "Sacred Blue Cenote," it is a perfectly round well-type cenote with magnificent hanging vines … [Read More...]
The state of Guanajuato has two great cities to visit, San Miguel De Allende and Guanajuato (the capital city of Guanajuato). Many of the city’s highways are partially or fully underground as Guanajuato is located in a narrow valley surrounded by tree lined hills. Most of the cobblestone … [Read More...]
Overgrown with tropical forest, the Coba ruins (pronounced coh-ba), the once great city that for a time, dominated ancient Mayan society in northern Yucatan is almost forgotten. Aside from a gentle stream of explorers flowing through each year the ancient city is one of the few visited ruins that … [Read More...]