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Wood carving from Oaxaca, Mexico

The World Class Handcrafts of Oaxaca

Entire books can and have been written on the world class handcrafts of Oaxaca. So, the best we can do in this article is...
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Her Life and Family Now Belong to Mazatlán

Lindsay Goodman was just 18 when her parents decided to move to Mexico, shedding the cold of their home in Denver, Colorado for the...
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Mexico Is the #2 Best Place in the World for Expats  

InterNations, the largest global community for expats, today released its Expat Insider 2021 Survey showing Mexico is the #2 best place in the world...
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You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It in Cabo San Lucas

This is the story of an Oregon couple who found that you can have your cake and eat it in Cabo San Lucas.Joe and...
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Maximizing Your Expat Retirement Income in Mexico

Maximizing your expat retirement income in Mexico is a must for those living here on a limited budget and important to most everyone. Although...
Handcrafts from Michoacán, Mexico

The Amazing Handcrafts of Michoacán

With about 8,000 artisans keeping over 30 crafts traditions alive, the amazing handcrafts of Michoacán have every bit of the charm and cultural importance...
Casa Anastasia Care Home, Riberas del Pilar, Mexico

Assisted and Independent Living and Nursing Care in Mexico

Those of you from the U.S. and other countries who are considering Mexico for retirement will find it reassuring to know there is a...
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Do Expats Have to Pay Taxes in Mexico?

Last month we published an article on U.S. taxes to help American expats get ready for April 15.  But there are plenty of expats...
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Survey Shows More Aspiring Expats Are Heading to Mexico  

The new Expats In Mexico survey shows more aspiring expats are heading to Mexico, a big jump from the Expats In Mexico survey conducted...
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Recent Expat Blog Posts

Mexico Has Two Beautiful Basic Seasons  

Many of you know that most of Mexico has two beautiful basic seasons: The dry season, which lasts generally from November through May, and the...

Loving Country Life in Mexico

After living 10 years in the town of San Miguel de Allende in central México, I never thought I would end up living on...

The Long and Fascinating History of Ejidos

My pal volunteers for a countryside agrarian charity and one day received an offer to buy some land there at a very reasonable price, so he...

Understanding Mexican Immigration and Tax Requirements  

A recent discussion with a seller made me realize understanding Mexican immigration and tax requirements is very important for all buyers and sellers of...

What Can You Do in Los Cabos During the Summer?

What can you do in Los Cabos during the summer? Plenty! Although summertime may not be the most popular time to visit Cabo, there...

What Are the Priorities for Buyers of Mexican Real Estate?

What are the priorities for buyers of Mexican real estate? First, always insist on a comparative market analysis of homes sold and a list...