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Mexico Gated Communities – Five Reasons Not to Live in One

Mexico Gated Communities - Five Reasons Not to Live in One

We have lived in Mexico for six and a half years. We have lived in three different Mexico gated communities during that time. One in Morelia and two in Uruapan, both in the state of Michoacan. We have also lived in three homes that were not in gated communities. Just regular homes in regular neighborhoods. […]

Moving to Mexico? We Are Renting Our Sixth Home Here!

Moving to Mexico We Are Renting Our Sixth Home Here

Are you interested in moving to Mexico? We have been living here with our four children for over six years. In September we moved into our sixth home here because our landlord sold our previous home. I have shared all our homes on this blog so if you are thinking of moving here you may […]

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 it has not been quite two weeks but close enough ;-) So far life in Mexico is good and the cost-of-living is great! Keep reading below :-) Monday is officially laundry day and car wash day. We spend a […]

Day in The Life of An Expat in Mexico – Getting a Massage

Day in The Life of An Expat - Getting a Massage

What is it like getting a 250 peso massage as an expat in Mexico? Simple but effective! As well as, relaxing, calming, peaceful, and wonderful :-) This is probably due to the fact that we found two sisters that are very sweet and very good at their jobs! We see them every two weeks and […]