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Traditional holiday food in Mexico

Tasty Holiday Gifts in Mexico

I’m one of those old-school people who like to bring a small gift when I’m invited to someone’s home; a hostess gift, if you...
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Mexico Is One of the World Leaders in Innovative Medical Treatments

Mexico is one of the world leaders in innovative medical treatment, attracting patients from all over the world. Often patients come to Mexico because...
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How to Create an Expat Budget in Mexico

Many expats move to Mexico for its affordable cost of living and relaxed lifestyle. But you can easily lose track of your spending, especially...
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The Lagunas de Montebello Are Jewels in Chiapas  

The Lagunas de Montebello are jewels in Chiapas, famed for their subtle hues of turquoise, azure and emerald green. They’re located near the border...
Pan dulce found in Mexico

Pan Dulce Is Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice  

While there’s always the question of how much is too much, I think it’s safe to say we all like something sweet now and...
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New Mexican Immigration Form Change That May Affect You  

If you are planning on a trip to Mexico and will be flying to the country, you should be aware of a new Mexican...

The Feria Maestros del Arte Celebrates 20 Years at Chapala  

The Feria Maestros del Arte celebrates 20 years at Chapala this year after being shut down for two years by the pandemic.  The famous...
Triton and Nereida statue in Puerta Vallarta

An Expat from Chicago Is Open for Business in Puerto Vallarta  

Puerto Vallarta has long been fertile ground for expat entrepreneurs, and 54-year-old Marty Rogo from Chicago is no exception. A few years ago, this...
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More Canadians Are Choosing La Paz as Their Place in the Sun  

More Canadians are choosing La Paz as their place in the sun. Take Chanel Graham and her husband, Troy, for instance. They were 30...
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Recent Expat Blog Posts

Our Wish for the New Year at Expats In Mexico  

Mexico has many New Year’s traditions that are observed each year and one of my very favorites is: “Write your wishes for the upcoming...

Los Cabos Is a Fisherman’s Dream

Los Cabos is a fisherman’s dream. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Sea of Cortez on the other, the tip...

Should You Invest in Mexican Real Estate?

Should you invest in Mexican real estate? I believe the facts show that Mexico is a great investment opportunity for Americans, Canadians and investors...

Expats in Paradise: Life in Puerto Vallarta

For the past several months I have been subtly dropping hints that my new book, “Expats in Paradise: Life in Puerto Vallarta” was going...

Xuchiles Are Funeral Offerings in the Form of Flowers and Cacti

Xuchiles are funeral offerings in the form of flowers and cacti about two meters wide and the height of a story-and-a- half building.  They...

There Are Two Objectives for Every Home Sale in Mexico

There are two objectives for every home sale in Mexico: Every home seller's dream is to close the sale quickly and get a final price that's...