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What is The Cost of An Emergency Room Visit in Mexico? The Price-Tag Will Blow Your Mind!

Our Son Fell Through Our Roof - Life in Mexico

UPDATED 2/12/2021 Accidents happen… Like the time last year when my son fell through a skylight on the garage roof. One minute my four kids and I were in the guest room talking to my mom-in-law and the next minute I hear Sawyer, our six-year-old, crying in the kitchen. He was so fast that we […]

12 Photos of Santa Clara del Cobre, A Copper Town in Beautiful Mexico

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

Santa Clara del Cobre is a small town in Michoacan, Beautiful 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 […]

Don’t Move to Mexico Just Because It’s Cheap

Don't Move to Mexico Just Because It's Cheap

I often get asked why move to Mexico. One of our reasons was because Mexico is a cheap place to live if you earn the American dollar. After living here for over three years I can say with conviction, “Don’t let that be your main reason for a move to Mexico”. Why? Because if that […]

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options?

Finding a House in Mexico What are My Options

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options? Lots! We have lived in Mexico for over seven years and in two different cities in the state of Michoacan. Our experience doesn’t give me any room to speak for beach locations or popular expat destinations like Lake Chapala or San Miguel de Allende, but […]

17 Photos of Rio Caliente, Natural Hot Springs in Mexico

17 Photos of Rio Caliente, Natural Hot Springs in Mexico

If you follow my blog you know that I love hot springs ;-) Whenever we have the chance we visit hot springs in Mexico. This seems to be the land of hot springs for hours in either direction of Michoacan. Apparently, there is a lot of underground volcanic activity in this region. That makes a […]

11 Photos That Will Have You Swimming at Kauar Tikuri

11 Photos That Will Have You Swimming at Kauar Tikuri

A few weeks ago we visited Kauar Tikuri, a hot spring or agua termales, about an hour from Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico. It is located in a remote area requiring bumpy travel down a windy gravel road. Kauar Tikuri is popular with the locals but if you go during the week you are likely to have […]