A trip to a Mexican hospital is a very different experience than in the United States or Canada. Knowing what to expect, and some planning ahead of time, will save time and stress. I recently saw a study that stated that 1 in 13 individuals over 50 years old will visit a hospital at least [...]
A medical emergency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico can be a frightening situation. It is important to be prepared and have a plan. In San Miguele, we have access to excellent emergency services, doctors, and hospitals. If you suffer a medical emergency in San Miguel de allende, simply call 911 (911 is used for [...]
Many Expats move to Mexico and have no idea what coverage they might have from their Medicare program back in the US while here in Mexico. First and foremost Medicare WILL NOT cover you in Mexico. However if you purchased a Medicare supplement or a Medigap policy, some coverage might extend to you while abroad.
Living here in San Miguel de Allende, you can get almost anything you need in life. Everything is available if you are willing to pay for it—and then maybe only one of everything. This is most definitely true of American foods in San Miguel de Allende. Foods that are eaten by Mexicans in daily life [...]
RULES AND ADVICE FOR DRIVING IN MEXICO: Driving in Mexico is an adventure. It allows you the freedom to visit places off the beaten track, discover treasures, and see gems most people will never experience. My friends in the United States view us in awe that we would attempt such an adventure. They question if [...]