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Robert Nelson's Mi Vista Blog is a weekly commentary on all things Mexico, from the state of the nation to your state of mind. Bob owns Expats in Mexico with his wife Felice.

Is There an Entrepreneurial Boom in Mexico?

A recent article in the Financial Times reports that Mexico is “witnessing an entrepreneurial fever at all levels of society, government, industry and academia....
Xocodiva Chocolates in Puerto Vallarta

Expat Entrepreneurs in Mexico: The Tempting Tastes of Puerto Vallarta

Entrepreneurs Todd and Kathleen Atkins spent the last five years traveling the world searching for a place to retire, but after a four-day visit...
Caja Real in San Luis Potosi

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Robots in San Luis Potosí

Yes, you read correctly. The hills are alive with the sound of robots in San Luis Potosí, often sold by Marcus Oliveira, a Brazilian...
Floating Gardens of Xochimilco in Mexico City

Introducing Our New Expats In Mexico Blogger Rocio Carvajal

I am very happy to tell you that we are introducing our new Expats In Mexico blogger Rocio Carvajal today. A researcher, cook and...
Aerial view of Guanajuato

More Expats Are Beginning to Discover Guanajuato

We’ve added Guanajuato to our best cities lineup in recognition that more expats are beginning to discover Guanajuato, the color-splashed college town with a...
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Through the Eyes of Maria O’Connor

One of the great joys of my life when I lived in Puerto Vallarta was spending time with my good friend Maria O’Connor, our...

Expat Entrepreneurs in Mexico: Solving the House and Pet Sitting Problem

You have just planned a trip to return to your home country to visit family and friends and will be gone for a month...
Personal safety in Mexico

The Truth About Personal Safety in Mexico

You may have seen news stories last month based on a report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) entitled “Mexico’s Spiraling Murder...
Pyramid of the Magician in the ancient city of Uxmal

Mexico Is #7 on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites

I’m in the process of finishing the profile for Guanajuato that will soon be available in our Cities list of best places to live...

New Study Shows Big Expat Population Increase in Mexico

A new study by the prestigious College of México shows that Mexico’s foreign-born population increased 120 percent between 2000 and 2015, as reported by...

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