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Noise as a Status Symbol

Topics: Culture & History

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Monday, June 2, 2014


Thanks to catalytic converters, unleaded fuel, ozone monitoring and restrictions on dirty industry, air pollution in Mexico City is much less than it was in the early 1990s. Noise pollution, however, has survived the endeavors of planners to improve environmental conditions in one of the world’s largest cities . . .

Los Cabos: A Great Place for Medical Care… and More

Topics: Health Care | Travel Experiences

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Los Cabos, Mexico

You may be able to travel to Mexico, receive treatment from a top medical professional, stay in a lovely hotel and recover in comfort amidst beautiful surroundings for a week while eating tasty, nutritious fresh food and having all the arrangements made for you–and still pay less than you’d pay for the medical treatment alone in the U.S. or Canada . . .

Spotting Counterfeit Mexican Banknotes

Topics: Markets and Trade | Money | Travel Essentials

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Friday, May 16, 2014

Mexican Cash

Like every country in the world, counterfeit banknotes circulate in Mexico. Notwithstanding the prospect of a twelve-year prison sentence for counterfeiting money, some people still chance their luck by printing rogue notes, and attempting to pass them off as genuine . . .

Sustainable Living in Mexico

Topics: Living

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Sustainable Living

As stresses of complex living situations become more apparent, some people are exploring the notion that less really could offer more, and Mexico is proving to be a popular destination for people seeking to engage in simpler, more wholesome lifestyles . . .

The Real Value of Your Tip

Topics: Markets and Trade | Travel Essentials

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Coins and Change

Tipping people for services rendered is a practice that is deeply engrained into Mexican culture. Many of the people working in Mexico’s tourism and catering service industries earn a low basic minimum wage, and depend upon your tips to earn their living . . .

180 Days: Living Part-time in Mexico

Topics: Living | Retirement | Working

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Friday, April 25, 2014

Mexican Home Art

There is a growing trend among foreign residents worldwide—including those who reside in Mexico: staying home for six months . . .

Directory of Doctors and Hospitals in Mexico

Topics: Health Care

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Searching Directory

While the supply of medical care choices is plentiful in Mexico, there remains a unique challenge for foreigners seeking healthcare services here. If you’re sick or in pain, you need help immediately and information about where to go for the care you need is essential—and sometimes urgent. To help foreign residents and frequent visitors to Mexico connect with medical services locally, a new guide has been published: The English Speaker’s Guide to Doctors & Hospitals in Mexico . . .

Monsoon Rains in Mexico

Topics: Climate and Environment

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Monsoon Rains

Unlike wet summers in northern Europe, for example, Mexico’s seasonal rains are one of Mother Nature’s treats to experience and enjoy. As temperatures rise above 25 degrees centigrade (80F), there’s nothing quite as refreshing as drenching quantities of water falling from the sky within the space of an hour or two in the late afternoon . . .

Living Simply and Affordably in Mexico

Topics: Living | Money

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Simple Living

When foreign expatriates are asked why they moved to Mexico, among the most common reasons they cite is ‘a desire to simplify our lifestyle’. And when people move to Mexico to simplify their lifestyle, they usually come to realize that the complexity of their ‘previous life’ was quite expensive . . .

Mexico Clock Changes 2014

Topics: Living | Travel Essentials

Written by: Mexperience

Published: Monday, March 31, 2014

Mexico Clock Changes 2014

Since 1996, Mexico has been adjusting its clocks in the spring and autumn to account for Daylight Saving Time (DST); the only exception is the Mexican state of Sonora, that borders Arizona and, like its U.S. neighbor, chooses not to indulge in clocks changes . . .