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Expat Blogs – Expats in Mexico

No one knows more about living in Mexico than our bloggers and we have some of the very best. Every week our Expats in Mexico blogs provide you with the latest news and views on a wide variety of topics, from homes in Mexico to legal matters to Mexico lifestyles. Stay on top of life in Mexico with our Expats in Mexico bloggers.

Robert Nelson Co-Founder of Expats In Mexico
Robert Nelson

Mi Vista

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.



Maria O'Connor Expats In Mexico Blogger
Maria O’Connor

These Three Walls

As a 27-year resident of Puerto Vallarta, Maria O’Connor knows a thing or two about Mexico lifestyles. Her blog These Three Walls is all about Mexican culture, things to do and see and much, much more. Maria is an attorney who provides legal counsel to the PV real estate industry.



Harriet Murray Blogs for Expats In Mexico
Harriet Murray


Also from Puerto Vallarta, Harriet Murray’s Viewpoint blog provides expert advice on buying and selling homes in Mexico. Harriet has owned Cochran Real Estate in PV since 1997. She is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), President of AMPI Vallarta and a member of the International Real Estate Federation.


Spencer McMullen, Guadalajara attorney
Spencer McMullen

Legal Adventures in Mexico

Spencer McMullen’s Legal Adventures in Mexico blog covers a wide range of legal matters from immigration to local labor laws. Spencer is an attorney and Official Court translator. His Chapala Law offices are in Guadalajara and Chapala.



Maria and Fernando Garibay Bloggers at Expats In Mexico
Maria and Fernando Garibay

Taking Root in Mexico

The Taking Root in Mexico blog by Maria and Fernando Garibay is their take on Mexico’s very rich culture. Both have been expats – Maria in London and Fernando in Vancouver – and have a very unique perspective on intercultural experiences and how to integrate into a new culture. The couple lives on the north shore of Banderas Bay and help Puerto Vallarta-area expats learn Spanish.



Rocio Carvajal at Expats In Mexico
Rocio Carvajal

With Salsa Por Favor!

A proud Poblana, Rocio Carvajal is a food researcher, cook and author. She is the editor of SABOR! This Is Mexican Food magazine and the producer of Pass the Chipotle podcast, which celebrate Mexico’s amazing culinary heritage. Rocio spends her time between Mexico and Britain. Her blog With Salsa Por Favor! will change the way you think about Mexican food, its culinary traditions, cooking and eating.

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