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Category Archives: All Things MEXICO

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 we moved 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 […]

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

Moving to Mexico - Renting Our 5th Home in Michoacan

Updated 5/20/18 – 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. There are a few stories behind our rentals […]

Discover a Love of Mexico Photography in 10 Cool Images

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 […]

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 balneario, (spa), 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 a lot of privacy. We went on a […]

34 Photos of the Island of Janitzio, Beautiful Mexico

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We have lived in beautiful Mexico for three years and live only 45 minutes away from Janitzio but we just visited the island and climbed to the top of the statue this past August. Janitzio is a beautiful little island located in Lake Patzcuaro in Michoacan, Mexico. You can reach the island via boat from […]