53 Photos of Playa La Ropa and Playa Las Gatas in Zihuatanejo – Beautiful Mexico

Zihuatanejo is in Guerrero, Mexico. Guerrero is supposedly one of the most dangerous states in Mexico. The cartel is well-known for controlling parts of Guerrero and the neighboring state of Michoacan, (which also happens to be where we have resided for the last four years). Media can present truth but it can also twist it […]

This is Us

After a traumatic brain injury, giving up a thriving family business, filing for bankruptcy, and being accepted for Social Security Disability..... We decided to sell ALL our possessions, give our home back to the bank, and move to Southern Mexico with FOUR kids. That was four years ago and we are happily still here...

12 Photos of Santa Clara del Cobre, The Copper Town of Michoacan, Mexico

12 Photos of Santa Clara del Cobre, The Copper Town of Michoacan, Mexico

Santa Clara del Cobre is a small town in Michoacan, Mexico that is famous for copper, (cobre means copper). The native Purépecha people in this area are skilled in coppersmithing and you can find copper goods and crafts in abundance here. Santa Clara del Cobre has an annual copper festival in August and it was named a […]

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

Thank you to Matthew Dancis for this guest post on teaching Spanish to children with ADHD. We are learning Spanish and our family has ADHD so this article fits Los Gringos Locos perfectly! Matt’s strategies are fantastic and made me reconsider our learning process. I am sure you will benefit as well! – Tina Teaching Spanish […]

Moving to Mexico - Renting Our 5th Home in Michoacan

Moving to Mexico – Renting Our 5th Home in Beautiful Michoacan

Michoacan is a state in the Southern part of Mexico. We live in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico and our moving to Mexico journey began over four years ago. I never thought that we would be in our 5th rental home in only three years time. ARTICLE UPDATED 2/4/18 WITH CURRENT EXCHANGE RATES   There are a […]