Houses in Mazatlan

Houses in Mazatlan

Each and every day, I get email from people asking about Mazatlan… one of Mexico’s premier destinations for expats with a vibrant, established community of American’s and Canadians who are living happily on the cheap! It’s a beautiful sea-side city with all of the amenities you would expect to find in America including Walmarts, Applebees, […]

Locations, Prescriptions, and Opinions

Locations, Prescriptions, and Opinions

Locations, Prescriptions, and Opinions How about some email today from retirees who have already made the leap and moved their homes to Mexico? I’ve tried to present varied email, different locales, different experiences – all brought to you to make your transition easier. Again, I say, you won’t find yourself being ‘one of a kind’, […]

A Day In Mexico In Pictures

A Day In Mexico In Pictures

Today, I want to just take you on a picture trip, from morning until evening. Enjoy the pictorial.  (Just click with your mouse to enlarge any picture.)                 The old and new, side by side, in Mexico. The day has flown by way too fast – the way […]

Expat Experiences

Expat Experiences

You know by now you’re not alone in wanting to move to Mexico – to become an Expat yourself – so read the following emails I’ve received, and you’ll be even more ready to put your plans in action!

Retire In Mexico: A Retiree’s Story

Retire In Mexico: A Retiree’s Story

“I am in a beautiful little town, Tangancicuaro, in Michoacan, Mexico – approximately 15 kms above Zamora. “I have a gorgeous home which I am still decorating to my liking” …Ronald Gilbertson

Mexico – Visas, Rentals Properties, ByPass Surgery, and Margaritas

Mexico – Visas, Rentals Properties, ByPass Surgery, and Margaritas

Yes. It’s true, to migrate to Mexico, you must prove you have a minimum monthly income – that is a requirement.

BRING YOUR PETS ALONG

BRING YOUR PETS ALONG

Can I bring my precious pets to Mexico? READ MORE…

Move To Mexico and Take Your Furniture

Move To Mexico and Take Your Furniture

How to bring your household items with you to Mexico.

Mazatlan, Mexico Clubs & Organizations for Expats

Mazatlan, Mexico Clubs & Organizations for Expats

When you head to Mazatlan – or anyplace in Mexico – to check things out, a fun and easy way to get info is to visit the social clubs . You’ll get opinions on everything from banking in Mexico to hearing about the wonderful theater downtown. READ MORE…

Culture and Customs of Mexico

Culture and Customs of Mexico

Gringo – There are many opinions of the derivation of this word – one is that the song “Green grow the lilacs…

Education In Mexico

Education In Mexico

Education and Schooling For those who might be thinking of taking grandchildren or children to Mexico you’ll find this education article very interesting. Basic education is free (and mandatory) from ages six through eighteen. That stipulates a child will receive schooling and books, but all else must be provided by parents (uniforms, pencils, pens, etc.). Preschool covers children aged […]

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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Mexico Civics Lesson – Government Organization

Mexico Civics Lesson – Government Organization

Here’s a quick “cheat sheet” about how Mexico’s government is organized. First,  Mexico is a democracy just like the United States of America. It’s  a federal democratic republic and is divided into 31 states plus the Federal District, which is the seat of government. (Corresponds to our District of Columbia). The Mexican Constitution is the […]