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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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Is Puebla the Most Interesting City in Mexico?  

There are a lot of wonderful places to live in Mexico and Puebla happens to be one of them. But is Puebla the most...
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An Expat Tale of Two Cities

This is an expat tale of two cities. International management consultant and author Julie Galosy spanned the globe providing consulting services to major corporations....
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Women Who Moved to Mexico  

I am one of those women who moved to Mexico. The first morning I woke up in Mexico was magical. I had arrived the...
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How Healthcare in Mexico Ranks in the World  

Jump on the Internet and you will find numerous websites that tell you where you can live or retire around the world, at a...
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Almost Six Decades of Life and Art in Mexico City

Women today may feel that “the system” makes their lives impossible, but after almost six decades of life and art in Mexico City, Helen...
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 An Expert Guide to the Culture of San Miguel de Allende

After decades of success with his own company in North Carolina, Joseph Toone moved to Mexico and became an expert guide to the culture...
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Can You Really Live on Less Money in Mexico?  

Readers ask: “Can you really live on less money in Mexico.” We answer: “It depends.” It depends primarily upon where you are from, where...
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Expats in Mexico Are Living Well on Less

As a follow-up to our cost-of-living article in July, we asked our readers last month to tell us how much you budget each month...

Terms to Know If You Are Buying Real Estate in Mexico

The process of buying a home south of the border is a bit different. So, to prepare you for the process, here’s a primer...

How to Navigate Everyday Life in Mexico

Have you thought about how to navigate everyday life in Mexico? Chances are, you’re in for a bigger adventure than you bargained for. While...

Great Mexican Dishes to Make at Home During the Pandemic

COVID-19 has changed our lives and certainly mine as a restaurant reviewer. Since the virus came to Mexico six months ago, I haven’t been...

Why Does the Caged Bird Sing?

When my kids were little I sat through all of the Tim Burton children’s movies featuring skeleton women in long dresses carrying birds in...

Things Are Looking Up in Oaxaca  

Things are looking up in Oaxaca.  I had only been back in Puerto Escondido for about 48 hours after my recent trip to the...

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