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Category Archives: Moving to Mexico

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? Find Out Here.

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico

DISCLOSURE: This post contains affiliate links. That means I receive a small payment if you purchase a book about moving to Mexico from Amazon :-) Thank you for supporting Los Gringos Locos! Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? The simple answer is – Yes. My husband, father, mother, and grandmother all receive their […]

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

DISCLOSURE: This post contains affiliate links. That means I receive a small payment if you enroll in some of the homeschooling programs listed below using my link :-) Thank you for supporting Los Gringos Locos! UPDATED 6/16/19 – In this article, let’s answer some frequently asked questions, “How are you homeschooling in Mexico?” and “Can […]

Our Renting Nightmare in Mexico – And Photos of Our Fourth Home

Our Renting Nightmare in Mexico - And Photos of Our Fourth Home

DISCLOSURE: This post contains affiliate links. That means I receive a small payment if you purchase a book about moving to Mexico from Amazon :-) Thank you for supporting Los Gringos Locos! We were living in our Uruapan home for a couple of months when our renting nightmare took place. Property police arrived at our […]

Our First Home in Mexico – Living in Morelia, Michoacan

Our First Home in Mexico - Living in Morelia, Michoacan

UPDATE 7/10/18 – When we first moved to Mexico in 2013 the peso was about 12.50 to 1 USD. It has changed considerably since then! Today it is 19.12 pesos to 1 USD. That would put our rent for this home in Mexico at $444.68, (8500 pesos). Below you will see photos of our home […]

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living – Two Weeks in a New Country

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living - Two Weeks in a New Country

UPDATED 9/15/2018 with the current exchange rate of 1 USD to 18.95 pesos – Well, maybe not quite two weeks but close enough ;-) So far life in Mexico is good and the cost-of-living is great! Keep reading below :-) Please help me continue my writing and photography by sharing this post. Gracias! [social_warfare] Monday […]

We are Officially Living in Mexico – Our First Week in a New Country

We are Officially Living in Mexico - Our First Week in a New Country

We finally got our Internet up and running on Thursday. Everything here runs a little slower. Brad says I will learn patience. We had no hot water for the first week because the water heater had a clogged pilot light. The cold showers were very refreshing, to say the least. Poor Sawyer screamed when I […]