View of Puerto Vallarta from balcony

A Little Food for Thought Today

Here’s a little food for thought today: I am now in my fifth week of a six-week sojourn through southern Italy, Sicily and now...
Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Puerto Vallarta

Ciao from Italia

Ciao, amici! I miss Mexico and all my friends in Puerto Vallarta, but I’m having a wonderful time exploring southern Italy and Sicily.This week’s...
Speech bubble illustration

Do I Need to Speak Spanish?

“Do I need to speak Spanish in order to live in Mexico?” I suppose the easy answer is no, you don’t.In Puerto Vallarta, where...
Person casting a vote

The Expat Vote in Mexico

The U.S. is on the brink of one of the most important elections I can recall and the expat vote in Mexico may very...
Baile folklorico in Mexico

Fiestas Patrias and Other Mexican Holidays

On September 16th, we expats in Mexico celebrated Mexico’s Independence from Spain. The Fiestas Patrias, or Homeland Celebrations, refer to a number of festivities...
Hillside homes in Puerto Vallarta

An Introduction of Sorts

Hola, and welcome to my blog! A blog. A blog? What is a blog even? The wine-driven rantings of an expat lawyer living the...