Cost of Living and Other Info From Jerry In The Chapala Area

Cost of Living and Other Info From Jerry In The Chapala Area

I’ve been doing some research on different areas of Mexico. I’ve also been in contact with a couple that moved to Merida and have been there for a couple of years and love it. Jerry, it is great that people like you are willing to share what you have learned along the way. Cathy

Cheap Places For $195/mo In Mexico

Cheap Places For $195/mo In Mexico

Border towns are creatures apart from most of Mexico. Read email from happy ExPats.

Is Mexico Still The Place To Retire?

Is Mexico Still The Place To Retire?

Mexico again garners one of the top rankings for great retirement

Ajijic, Lake Chapala — Paradise Found!

Ajijic, Lake Chapala — Paradise Found!

Charlie, from the Ajijic area answers specific questions.

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 4:Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo!

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 4:Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo!

On cruise, Barbie and Dick visit Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 3: Manzanillo!

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 3: Manzanillo!

This is the continuing saga of Dick’s and my cruise of some coastal cities of Mexico. The cruise ship itself turned out to be quite a world-wide representation of every nationality imaginable, which was quite interesting in itself.

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 2: Acapulco!

Explore Mexico on $430, Part 2: Acapulco!

Explore Acapulco in this edition of Barbie’s and Dick’s cruise.

Retiring To Mexico? Join the Crowd!

Retiring To Mexico? Join the Crowd!

Live better, for less.

Lake Chapala, Mexico – Retirement Paradise

Lake Chapala, Mexico – Retirement Paradise

Is Lake Chapala for you? Charlie lives there.

Don’t Kill the Golden Goose! – How NOT To Retire Cheaply In Mexico

Don’t Kill the Golden Goose! – How NOT To Retire Cheaply In Mexico

Why are more and more people going to Mexico to retire?

For some the answer is “beauty”, but for the vast majority of American’s and Canadians, the number-one reason is “affordability”. Meaning: “Cheap retirement”.

Carnival in Mazatlan

Carnival in Mazatlan

This month, I have an email from my friend Thomas Tetting. He has an amazing story to tell you about his adventures in Mexico. It’s a wonderful narrative of intrigue, excitement and adventure, so let’s get started! This is how his tale begins:

Ajijic, Mexico – what a deal!

Ajijic, Mexico – what a deal!

If you’ve been thinking that perhaps escaping South of the Border may be the way to make your $’s stretch, read this selection of my emails!

Homes and Condos In Mazatlan, Mexico + Video

Homes and Condos In Mazatlan, Mexico + Video

Many people ask me if I’m a real estate agent. The fact of the matter is I’m not. Never have been. Remember: I’m happily retired! Because of that, I feel I can offer you truly objective information about building or buying a home in Mexico. My husband, Dick, and I know a few things about […]

Experience Mexico, Then Decide

Experience Mexico, Then Decide

Let’s face it, If you want to Retire in Mexico, you need to experience the real Mexico first. A few people who are just beginning to consider moving to Mexico for their retirement years and some who are now ready to decide just what area will fulfill their dreams of retirement have emailed me asking […]

Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco)

Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco)

My main goal for you is to become familiar with Mexico and feel comfortable when you visit…

After all, as I have said, it is a foreign country – different than the States in so many ways.

Everyday Life In Mazatlan by a Happy ExPat

Everyday Life In Mazatlan by a Happy ExPat

Here is a wonderful email I received from Dave who is living in Mazatlan… Hola Barbie, I have been living in Mazatlan for about 8 months now and I am  living in Playa Sur in el centro. The city is very beautiful and has much to offer an American retiree. The delicious fresh fruit and […]

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