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Robert Nelson

Robert Nelson
Founder and co-owner of Expats In Mexico with his wife Felice, Bob blogs, edits and writes content that covers a wide variety of topics of interest to expats living in Mexico and aspiring expats who are planning a move to the country. Email: info@expatsinmexico.com.
Calculating budget

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...
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...
Maya Aluxin Dolls Amealco, Querétaro

The Self-Proclaimed Doll Capital of Mexico

I first found these Maya “Smurf” dolls at the Doll Museum in Amealco, Querétaro, the self-proclaimed doll capital of Mexico. I was there way...
walkway lake Chapala

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....
Mexican folkloric ballet in Puerto Vallarta

Four Years Ago Today We Launched Expats In Mexico

My how time flies. It’s been 210 years since Father Hidalgo, a Catholic priest in the tiny town of Dolores, Guanajuato, inspired the people...
Ballot box with an American flag

Are You Ready to Vote in the U.S. Election?

In less than eight weeks, America will choose a new president to lead the country for the next four years. Are you ready to...

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

For those of you old enough to remember, the inimitable Nat King Cole had a hit in the summer of 1963 called, “Those Lazy,...
panoramic view of the main Church of San Miguel

 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...
city view

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...
Beautiful ladys celebrating Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Oaxaca Ranks as the Best City in the World  

Mexico scores an embarrassment of riches in this year’s “Top 25 Cities in the World” list chosen by the readers of the upscale travel...