Living & Lifestyle : Mexico Essentials

Practical insights and tips for day-to-day living in Mexico

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Practical insights and tips for day-to-day living in Mexico

Staying Healthy in Mexico

When visitors to Mexico fall ill, in most cases it’s due to heat exhaustion, altitude sickness, a lack of hydration—or a combination of these

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Planning A New Lifestyle in Mexico

There are lots of good, sensible reasons for moving to Mexico, but it takes consideration, research and a plan to make your move a success

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Just For Your Convenience

Franchise convenience stores have come a long way in Mexico, proliferating over the years to the extent that there are now thousands of them across the country

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Mexico’s Strict Gun Laws

Mexico’s gun laws are similar to those in countries like the United Kingdom that do not tolerate possession of certain lethal firearms.

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Beware of ESTA Service Companies

Service companies are charging travelers needing ESTA authorization to enter the U.S. inflated prices and some might pose a risk to your personal data.

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Mexico’s Time Zones

Mexico has four time zones, including a relatively new one specifically for the state of Quintana Roo.

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Hurricane Season in Mexico

In the late summer months, when temperatures reach their peak in the northern hemisphere, Mexico can be host to hurricane-force storms.