Visit Barra de Potosi – A Tranquil Beachfront Fishing Village in Beautiful Mexico

Barra de Potosi is a tiny tranquil beachfront fishing village in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It is home to a popular lagoon, where you can view the locals fishing for crabs. There are a couple good seafood restaurants with a great view of the bay, Bahia el Potosi. We rented rooms through Airbnb, one of […]

The Gorgeous Beaches of Zihuatanejo, in Guerrero, A Dangerous ‘DO NOT TRAVEL’ Zone in Beautiful Mexico

UPDATED on 3/8/18 – Zihuatanejo is in Guerrero, Mexico. It is the lesser-known counterpart to Ixtapa, a famous Mexico travel destination. The cities are only a few minutes apart by car or bus. The state of Guerrero is considered one of the most dangerous states in Mexico by the US Department of State. We live […]

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 […]

A Love of Mexico Photography in 10 Cool Images

Discover a Love of Mexico Photography in 10 Cool Images

This is a guest post by Joe Routon of Joseph Routon Portraits. Joe is a great photographer and artist and I want to share his Mexico photography with you. I suggested a guest post and I am very happy he accepted. All photos are copyright of Joseph Routon. Enjoy his story and work below. – Tina […]