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Chocolate’s Odyssey

Topics: Food and Drink

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014

Chocolate

Hernan Cortes was one of the first Europeans to taste xocoatl: the strong, bitter drink taken with prodigious gravitas by the high priests and elite of the Aztec order; they offered it to Cortes believing that he was a god.

Buying a Mexican Hammock

Topics: Markets and Trade

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Hammock

Hammocks are sold in markets across Mexico and are one of the mainstay products in a range of Mexican Handicrafts. Buy a decent hammock on your visit to Mexico, and you’ll take home a hanging bed that will be a real pleasure to use and provide years of restful service. Here are some tips to help you choose your Mexican hammock . . .

Finding WiFi Internet Access in Mexico

Topics: Communications

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Saturday, March 1, 2014

Mobile Wifi

WiFi hotspots are widely available across Mexico, and even in some of the country’s more rural areas. Here are some current notes about how to go about getting connected to WiFi hotspots here . . .

Why is Medical Care So Expensive in the US?

Topics: Health Care

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cost of Medical Care

In January, a 20-year-old was presented with a $55,000 hospital bill for an appendectomy at a hospital in Sacramento, California. Even with coverage through his father’s insurance policy, this young man was saddled with over $11,000 in debt that will take him years to repay . . .

Altitude in Mexico: Why 7,000 Feet Can’t Deliver a Free Lunch

Topics: Climate and Environment | Travel Essentials

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Colonial Mexico

Mexico is a mountainous country, and many of its towns and cities away from the coasts are situated at altitudes of least 5,000 feet above sea-level, and often higher than 6,000 feet above sea-level . . .

The Value of Mexican Real Estate

Topics: Real Estate

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Property Values

Mexico’s real estate markets are highly localized and accurate data in regard to prices and historical trends is not easy to come by . . .

2014 Mexico Cost of Living Guide

Topics: Living | Mexico eBooks | Money | Retirement | Working

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Saturday, February 8, 2014

2014 Mexico Cost of Living Guide

We’re pleased to announce the release of our fully revised and updated 2014 Guide to the Cost of Living in Mexico. Using this guide, you will be able to assemble an informed estimate of what your annual living costs in Mexico are likely to be and build a personalized budget tailored to your individual circumstances . . .

Getting Connected to Mexican Cell Phones

Topics: Communications

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014

Cellphones in Mexico

In the USA, Canada and the UK you dial the same set of codes to connect with a cell phone, regardless of where you or the cell phone are ‘based’, whereas in Mexico you need to learn a few rules to be able to connect with cell phones . . .

Mexico Immigration Guide Updated to 2014 Edition

Topics: Living | Retirement | Working

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Monday, February 3, 2014

Mexico Immigration 2014

We’re pleased to announce the publication of the fully revised and updated 2014 Edition of the Guide to Mexico Immigration that takes into account the significant changes to the country’s immigration policies enacted in November 2012. . .

Mexico eBook Updates for 2014

Topics: Mexico eBooks

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Monday, January 27, 2014

Mexico eBooks

We are committed to keeping our eBook customers updated with the latest news and information about Mexico. To this end, we are constantly scouting for appropriate new titles to add to our eBooks store, and we also keep our current titles under review. This year, we will be updating many of our in-house publications, and we’re also in touch with the independent publishers we work with to discuss updates to their eBooks . . .