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His Creativity Was Set Free in San Miguel de Allende

John Scherber grew up and prospered in Minnesota as a cabinet maker running his own company. But for decades he nurtured his creative side,...
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How to Reduce Your Cost of Living in Mexico

Mexico is widely known for its inexpensive cost of living, making it an attractive destination for expats from around the world. The cost of...
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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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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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Have You Taken the Expats In Mexico Survey 2021 Yet?

Have you taken the Expats In Mexico Survey 2021 yet? In less than two weeks – March 1 – you will have missed your...

Did You Know Escrow Is Not Required in Mexico?

Did you know escrow is not required in Mexico? Unlike the U.S. and Canada where a third party is used to hold funds, the...

Cuernavaca Is Mexico’s Forever Spring City

Hello to all and greetings from beautiful Puerto Vallarta where our winter weather is always wonderful!  Many visitors and expats have called It paradise,...

Four Priorities for Buyers of Mexican Real Estate

If you’re an expat thinking about purchasing a home in Mexico, here are four priorities for buyers of Mexican real estate you should be...

What My Covid Dreams Are About Today in Patzcuaro

Road trip! This is what my Covid dreams are about these days in Patzcuaro.My first years exploring Mexico were spent following leads and whims...

Life Goes on During the Pandemic in Oaxaca

Life goes on during the pandemic in Oaxaca, but it was a very strange Covid Christmas and New Year’s in Mexico. I was fortunate...