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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...
Playa del Carmen beach palm trees in Riviera Maya Caribbean of Mexico

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...
Healthcare in Mexico at CMQ Hospital in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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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Recent Expat Blog Posts

Fighting to Preserve Tradition in a Suburban Sea

Like everywhere else in the world, Mexico has many former small towns and villages that have been overrun by urban sprawl and are fighting...

Mole Poblano for Thanksgiving

My daughter asked me to send her a recipe for freshly made Mole Poblano that she will make for Thanksgiving 2020. Here is my Tino’s...

La Revolución Mexicana  

Hi expats, we hope you are well and taking care of yourselves during this global pandemic. Today, we would like to share with you...

Pátzcuaro, the Colonial Highlands Jewel of Mexico  

Bienvenidos to my new blog Pátzcuaro Then & Now, a deeply personal look at life in Pátzcuaro, the colonial highlands jewel of Mexico located...

What Will Happen When the Feria Maestros del Arte is Gone?...

Communities rally together all over the world for many reasons. A natural disaster is probably the first thing that would come to mind. However,...

Notaries and Utility Bills in Mexico Real Estate Closings

In Mexico real estate closings, the notary is required to adequately identify the sellers and to be sure that the property taxes, bank trust...