Intrigued by the idea of living in Mexico? Many are! Why? Mexico offers you year round great weather and your dollars and pesos go further! Beyond cars and electronics, virtually everything you buy is cheaper in Mexico. You can live at the same lifestyle level as in the U.S. and Canada for less money. Or, you can “adopt and adapt” and live well for less money – often, a lot less.
In addition, you accrue other benefits like better health and interesting cultures!
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Best Places to Live in Mexico
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Moving to Mexico
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New 2013 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 February 2013, we believe the information we
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Mexico on My Mind Launches “Peace of Mind in Mexico” Program with Licensed Broker Mexico Insurance Products
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEXICO APRIL 18, 2013: Mexico on My Mind (http://www.mexicoonmymind.com) (MoMM) has announced a new “Peace of Mind in Mexico” program and will now offer Mexico insurance products directly through the website. The new “Peace of Mind in Mexico” program has evolved from the resource website which fields hundreds of questions about relocating to Mexico on a monthly basis. The new insurance products are backed by major … [Read More...]
We Came to Tulum for the Beaches, But the food Keeps Us Happy! We started out like many Americans do I suppose when they venture to Mexico for the first time, we stayed at an “all-inclusive resort” on Cozumel based on a tip from a friend. It wasn't anything fancy by today’s opulent luxury standards, but the food was decent and it was very comfortable. We immediately fell in love with the warm clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean … [Read More...]
Average Lifestyle Rating: B (range C- to A+) Founded in 1851 (or 1859, depending on your source), prior to the 1960s, Puerto Vallarta was a small coastal village with ties to the mining industry of the Sierra Madres. For decades, its land properties were tied up in legal disputes that required rulings by the Mexican government, with no resolution in sight. Even its historical and archaeological value was limited since there are no major … [Read More...]
Safety In Mexico
MURDER, OF COURSE, IS NOT A JOKE. 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 emphasis in the US press on how violent and murderous Mexico is and the total lack of context, seems a joke when compared to … [Read More...]
The following are opinions, arguments, and anecdotes from on-line American ex-pats in Mexico about the latest USSD Travel Warning for Mexico. From Gary and Donna's Pictorial Driving Guide to San Carlos, Mexico (http://www.mexicodrivingtips.com/) Look closely at the data for the northwestern … [Read More...]
"Bad press" is the name of the game for Mexico. The U.S. State Department travel "warning" begins with this caveat... "Millions of U.S. citizens safely visit Mexico each year for study, tourism, and business, including more than 150,000 who cross the border every day. The Mexican … [Read More...]
Places To Live
There is a lot more to Baja California (Sur) than surfing, sand and rocks. Wonderful wine growing areas and fresh seafood make the tip of the Baja peninsula a great place to live. In fact, here is where you’ll find the best fish, oysters, clams and scallops you’ll ever taste. Winter brings the whale migration from Alaska, and [...]
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
Before you decide you want to buy property in Mexico, we strongly suggest you try renting in your destination of choice. And, you may want to try a few different areas before you decide where to settle down. Renting a place first is always a good idea. What you are expecting and the reality of … [Read More...]
Numbers Mexican-style Dates are in the form DD/MM/YYYY. It takes a while to adjust to seeing them that way, especially when you’re dealing with the first 12 days of the month. June 10, 2012 is written as “10/6/2012,” which still, at first glance to me, appears to be October 6, … [Read More...]
Places To Visit!
No one expects anything to go wrong on the vacation they have been saving for and looking forward to for months. But sometimes, they do go wrong. We want to present 10 possible travel scenarios that may happen to you and your family members while on an international vacation and you should … [Read More...]
Breaking the tide of the Gulf of Mexico, Campeche (Com pay CHAY) is one of the oldest colonial cities in Yucatán Peninsula, founded in 1540. In golden years, it thrived as the major port; trading timber, dyewood, silver and gold. An elegant city soon emerged behind the harbour, patterned with … [Read More...]