Living in Mexico

Articles, advice and connections to help you live in Mexico

Articles, advice and connections to help you live in Mexico

Steve Retirement Journey in Mexico

A Journey to Retirement in Mexico

What propels someone to uproot from Minnesota and move to Mexico? For Steve Timm, a chance meeting and a serendipitous visit changed the course of his life’s story

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

Green Iguana

Take The Iguana

DBC Pierre shares some personal reflections as a fascinated child growing-up in the capital, offering glimpses into an era now past, and a world still present

Colorful Mexican Street

When in Mexico, Speak Spanish

Whether you plan a short visit to Mexico or to stay for longer, being able to communicate in Spanish will make a material difference to your everyday activities and experiences

Lightning strikes power distribution station

When the Lights Go Out

Local power cuts are a regular feature in Mexico, especially during dramatic thunderstorms. Some forward planning can help to mitigate potential problems

Jim Johnston Artist Mexico City

Living an Artist’s Life in Mexico

Jim Johnston talks about culture, self-sufficiency and the need for patience as he shares insights into the experiences of a working artist’s life in Mexico