I love traveling around Mexico and discovering the country’s rich culture, history, nature, food, and people. (Note: I have a related post on the pros and cons of living in Merida and why I love living in Mexico).
While I love the US, I feel like my heart is in Mexico. Reading these reasons for Living Abroad Over 50 should inspire you find where and if your heart belongs abroad, too.
Both Costa Rica and Mexico are wonderful places to retire. However, I chose Mexico because of its rich culture, history, and food.
Mexico is my favorite country and my adapted homeland. These 55+ best foreign Mexico quotes from my Fifty-Plus Nomad blog and Facebook group page will show you why some of the world’s foremost authors and I share a common love for Mexico.
Even though living in the Yucatan can be frustrating at times, I am glad I settled here after traveling around the world for 8 years. I love the rich culture,, relaxed yet respectful people, and the fascinating history, food, and culture.. I know you will too, especially if you take a bit of time to get to kno0w more about the region through the Yucatecan Culture Workshop. (I also recommend that you consider taking our longer and more intensive Living and Traveling in Mexico culture, too).
I love Yucatecan food and look forward to sharing a delicious meal prepared by my friend Juan Carlos, a great cook in my beautiful house, the Casa Los Dos Gallos.
Come join Juan Carlos Cab, my business and personal cook, and I for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about Yucatecan society and eat a rustic meal with us at the beautiful Casa Los Dos Gallos in Merida.
Always dreamed of traveling or living in Mexico but don´t know where to start? Take my one-on-one, 10-20 hour workshop at my home in Merida or online and learn what you need to know to make your Mexico-bound dreams a reality.
This post lists the pros and cons of living in Merida, Mexico. It also shows how I have adapted to (and even come to appreciate) some of the cons of living in Merida.
I feel blessed to live in Mexico. I love Mexican culture, food, and archaeology. I carefully selected these fun facts about Mexico to show some of the joys and challenges facing my adopted new homeland.
This is a profile of Vicki Skinner, a friend and an interesting example of a Fifty-Plus Nomad. She has lived over the past 16 years in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Mexico on very limited funds.
As part of my research for my blogs and seminars over the past 15 years, I have talked to over 300 American and Canadian expats in Mexico, Central America (particularly Costa Rica), Europe (mainly Italy), and Thailand. These expats generally are happy they made the move but found both the challenges and the benefits of living abroad vastly different than expected.