Have you ever wondered if retiring on a cruise ship is right for you? In this article we explore different ways to retire on a cruise ship, as well as the pros and cons of such a lifestyle. Click here to learn more!
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the life of loved ones. You can find fantastic festivities of Dia de los Muertos in Tepoztlan. Learn more about the history, traditions, and culture of Day of the Dead in Tepoztlan, Mexico.
Kino Alyse is a very successful photographer who is based in Rome. She had been published by numerous agencies, among them National Geographic. WeExpats touched base with Kino Alyse to get her insights on living abroad and the traveling expat lifestyle. What is your full name? Kino Alyse. Where are you from in the [...]
There is a curious social convention in Mexico where used toilet paper is thrown into the wastebasket instead of flushed down the toilet, as it would be in the United States. It seems this has sparked a series of threads—some which got quite heated—over why Mexicans don’t flush their toilet paper in Mexico. LACK OF [...]
Tacos have been a passion of mine for decades. Growing up in Mexico City, my friends would take me to tacos stands throughout a night of social engagements; and as the night would pass, we would find ourselves eating progressively cheaper and stranger tacos with incrementally spicier salsas to cover up exponentially lower quality meats, [...]
For those Mexican expats who are die-hard fans of American football, there is hope for you when the NFL season ends: there is a Mexican league playing American football—and it’s growing. The LFA (or Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional) began only a few years ago in 2016. The real powerhouse behind the LFA’s creation is [...]
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 [...]
A Pueblo Mágico is a certification awarded to small villages in Mexico by the tourism board (Secretaría de Turismo). This program was launched in 2001, with only 32 towns selected. After the success of the program, it was relaunched in 2010—this time with a total of 83 towns. In 2015, the list was expanded to [...]
This is an Expat interview with Benjamin Kimitsuka who—after growing up in the Bay Area—moved to live in the Australian outback. After 6 years, he has even become a citizen living in the capital city of Canberra. What is your full name? Benjamin Kimitsuka. Where are you from in the USA? Cupertino, California. San Francisco [...]
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 [...]