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How to Become an Expat Entrepreneur in Mexico

Moving to a new country and starting a business is always exciting. But it's also challenging, especially when dealing with a foreign culture and...
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Tips for Building a New Friends Network in Mexico  

I want to tell you why I think it’s extremely important to make new friends or build a network as soon as you can...
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How Much Food You Can Buy in Mazatlán for Five Bucks

Even though I’ve lived on the west coast of Mexico for 16 years, I still find myself surprised at how much food you can...
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Top Tips to Start Learning Spanish As An Expat  

If you're spending any time in Mexico, learning Spanish is always top of mind. But the big question is, “Where do you start?” This...
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Mexico Is the Top Spot in the World for Expats

Online expat community giant InterNations releases its annual global survey on the planet’s best countries for expats today and finds Mexico is the top...
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The Air Evacuation Option for Emergency Care in Mexico

For most people considering a move to Mexico, healthcare issues generally are low on their list of priorities, unless they currently have health problems....
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Checking Your Healthcare Options in Mexico

If you are an expat in Mexico or are planning to touchdown there soon, you may be interested in checking your healthcare options in...
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Puerto Vallarta’s Property Girl  

Born and raised in the Vancouver, British Columbia-area, Debbie Baker spent years in law enforcement before heading to Mexico to become Puerto Vallarta’s Property...
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Why Are Digital Nomads Flocking to Mexico?

The global pandemic changed work processes worldwide and remote work became widely accepted. The new ways of working and the rising digital economy have...
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Recent Expat Blog Posts

Are We Really A Generation of Smug American Expats?

Are we really a generation of smug American expats in Mexico? Last week my best friend’s wife sent me a link to an article...

Oaxaca’s World-Renowned Food

In part one of our adventure to beautiful Oaxaca, we began exploring the city and some of the surrounding area. In this blog we’ll...

Buying a Resale or a Pre-construction Property in Mexico  

If you’re thinking about buying either a resale or a pre-construction property in Mexico, you should know that the process is a bit different. Here...

Buying Property in Mexico Can Be Quite a Puzzle

Buying property in Mexico can be quite a puzzle, different from your home country not only because of the language barrier, but also because...

When Was Life Better in Mexico?

Often on tours or the lecture circuit folks ask me, “When was life better in Mexico: When the indigenous people ruled the country or...

Consumer Protection Laws Help Home Buyers in Mexico  

Consumer protection laws have been on the books in Mexico since the 1990s, particularly for timeshare and consumer products and services. But these consumer...