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Mexico is one of the top two organic coffee producers in the world

Mexico Is One of the Top Two Organic Coffee Producers

Seventy years ago, Mexico was poised to become one of the great coffee exporters in the world. But the world changed and the country’s...
Ciudad de Bacala a Pueblo Mágico in Mexico

Pueblos Mágicos Could Be a Great Living Option for Expats

Most expats in Mexico live in well-known cities like San Miguel de Allende, Ajijic and Puerto Vallarta and other coastal enclaves. But if you...
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Take the Expats In Mexico Survey 2021  

It’s January and time once again for our annual EIM survey. This year, our study focuses on moving to Mexico. For all of you...
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The Talented Molcajete Makers of San Lucas

La Laguna de Cajititlán is a little lake located just 12 km due north of Lake Chapala. The villages around its shores are quite...
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Hopping Continents for Years Before Landing in Mérida

Thilini Wijesinhe loves to travel. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, this inveterate traveler has been hopping continents for years before finally landing in...
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Getting Things Done in Mexico During the Pandemic

Before we begin, I would like to offer a disclaimer for getting things done in Mexico during the pandemic. Mexico is not a COVID-free...
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This Spanish Expat Found His Perfect Place in Ensenada

Ivan Sanchis was looking for a teaching job that would allow him to settle down in a place with a Mediterranean climate similar to...
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The Cost of Medical Care in Mexico

One of the many benefits of living in Mexico as an expat is the generally excellent level of medical care and the comparatively low...
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Fleeing Canadian Winters for Playa del Carmen

After fleeing Canadian winters for Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Riviera Maya late last year, Scott Walters faced tragedy once again.Walters, 59, lost his...
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Recent Expat Blog Posts

Why I Live in San Miguel de Allende

When I began selling real estate in San Miguel I was surprised at the range of questions people asked me. Many wrote or called...

I Live in Mexico and I Am Very Cold

I live in Mexico and I am very cold.  And I’m not happy about it. To be fair, I’m never happy about being cold...

The Impact of Money Laundering Laws on Mexico Real Estate

The impact of money laundering on Mexico real estate transactions is the result of numerous laws that were passed after the September 11, 2001...

Take the Expats In Mexico Survey 2021  

It’s January and time once again for our annual EIM survey. This year, our study focuses on moving to Mexico. For all of you...

There Are Some Things We Miss About Living in the U.S.

In my last blog I gave you my top 10 list of all the things we love about living in Cabo. It was easy!...

Will 2021 Be a Better Year than 2020?  

Will 2021 be a better year than 2020? It wouldn’t take much to surpass the abysmal year most of us have just struggled through....