DEET is a powerful insect repellent common when you travel in Asia

Travel in Asia: What is DEET?

If you have wanted to travel in Asia, but you are wary of the insects that can carry potentially threatening diseases, then you should consider DEET. What is DEET? In this article, we explore the history, applications, and concerns over this powerful insect repellent. Click here to learn more!

How to not get sick in Thailand

How To Not Get Sick in Thailand

This article describes the best ways to avoid getting sick in Thailand. We will teach you helpful tips and tricks to avoid getting food poisoning in Thailand. Also, you will learn the ins and outs of avoiding malaria and dengue in Thailand. Prevent sickness in Thailand with this information. Click here to learn more!

Water filtration in Mexico

Water Filtration in Mexico: Different Filters for Different Needs

If you are in Mexico, you have most likely gotten used to paying outrageous sums for jugs of filtered water from your local convenient store. Some of you might be making the biweekly trip, carrying large containers of water to and fro—often with a parched throat—until you can get home to quench your thirst. Fret [...]
Milk in Mexico is not kept in the refrigerator

Milk in Mexico: Why Mexican Milk is Different

Surfing the internet, I came across a Trip Advisor thread where American expats were discussing the milk in Mexico. The thread was called, Does Real Milk Exist in Mexico? Here’s an excerpt from the thread: “Just wondering if you can get real cows milk, like the kind I’m used to in the US, anywhere in [...]
Expats Guide to Living in Mexico

An Expats Guide to Living and Retiring in Mexico

PART I – LIVING IN MEXICO: What is it like to live in Mexico? Mexico is a warm and friendly country filled with a vibrant culture and excellent service. The food is spectacular—if a bit spicy at times—and the music is filled with exotic rhythms that naturally make hips sway. Your quality of life immediately [...]
A human narrative interview about an emergency in Mexico

A Medical Emergency Abroad: My Family’s Story

One thing many expats know about healthcare in Mexico is that generally speaking, it’s a lot cheaper than healthcare in the US. It’s common to hear people say that it’s even ten cents on the dollar. By this logic, you may assume that health insurance coverage as an expat isn’t necessary. Maybe paying out of [...]
Does your insurance cover public or private healthcare in Mexico?

What To Do If You Get Sick or Hurt in Mexico

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had an emergency while traveling through Mexico? WeExpats knows how concerning it can be to travel through Mexico without experience. Learn everything you can about the healthcare in Mexico before you travel in this convenient article. People get sick or hurt, and it’s always best [...]
San Miguel Mac Hospital Lobby

A Look Inside San Miguel’s Newest Hospital: Hospital MAC

As a resident of San Miguel, you may have heard some rumblings in the past few months regarding the new hospital in town–Hospital MAC.

The newest hospital in a chain of respected hospitals with locations in six cities across Mexico (including Guadalajara and Celaya), Hospital MAC opened in San Miguel de Allende in August 2017.

If you haven’t had a chance to get the lowdown on Hospital MAC–that’s what this post is for!

Health Insurance vs Travel Insurance

The Difference between Health Insurance and Travel Insurance in Latin America

Living here in Latin America, we are fortunate to have access to excellent healthcare and doctors, being prepared for the costs of unexpected health treatment should be a top priority.

Costa Rica Healthcare Insurance Medical Cost

Medical Costs in Costa Rica – A Brief Comparison to the US

Unknown to many North Americans, Costa Rica has a quality health care system in place: CCSS. It stands for Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social,.

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