Expat Mexico


Mexico - Modern cities set among vast expanses of some of the world's most breath-taking scenery. Add friendly and tolerant people, plus a wealth of outdoor activities to experience, and you can see why Mexico ranks so highly in quality of living surveys.

Mexico Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Why Moving To Mexico Will (Probably) Make You Happier
  Survey-What do you need to advance your international career
  Article: Public Transport in Mexico
  Article: A Short Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Mexico
  Quitting my boring corporate job to travel to mexico
  Article: 5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Mexico
  Article: 5 Things You Should Do When Living In Mexico...
  Mexico - Too Dangerous Or An Expat Paradise?
  Get Deported From Spain And Go To Mexico Instead
  Senior Bookkeeper Work from home

Expat Focus Columnists - Mexico
Ted Campbell
Tom Zachystal

  Cost of Living Facts for Expats Moving To Mexico

Articles - Mexico

Mexico is not entirely the backward, impoverished nation that popular culture would make it appear to be. The Latin American country has one of the strongest economies in the region, and most of the reports of ‘Mexicans’ waiting to cross the border don’t really refer to Mexicans, but to populations from other Latin American countries. There was a time when Mexicans did attempt to cross the border, but that time has long since passed. Today, there’s a lot of traffic flowing in the opposite direction, as Mexico has become a particularly attractive destination for American retirees.   more ...

  Why Moving To Mexico Will (Probably) Make You Happier

Articles - Mexico

The Better Life Index report released by the OECD rated 36 countries on areas such as income, education and health. They were also ranked on work to life balance and overall life satisfaction. Mexico scored rather low on many of these criteria, but still had among the highest scores when it came to life satisfaction. It was just a few paces behind wealthy nations like Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark.

Almost 85 percent of Mexicans reported having more positive experiences than negatives one on any given day.   more ...

  Moving To Mexico? Read Our Expat Guide To Travelling On Public Transport

Articles - Mexico

Mexico is a large country, yet it is easy to get around because of its many modes of public transport. Here is our expat guide to travelling on Mexico’s public transport system.

By Metro

Major cities such as Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey have their own metro systems. The Mexico City Metro system (Sistema de Transporte Colectivo or STC) serves about 1.609 billion passengers and covers the metropolitan area. This is the second largest metro system in North America, the New York metro being the first.   more ...

  A Short Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Mexico

Articles - Mexico

Food is an essential aspect of Mexican culture and identity, as it plays a major role in everyday life, social occasions, business events and all celebrations. The cuisine in this country is a fusion of Mesoamerican cooking with Spanish elements.

Because of the variance in geography, climate and ethnicity, food in Mexico may vary from one region to another. For example, beef preparations are more likely to be served in the northern part of Mexico, while the southeastern part of the country is known for chicken-based dishes. Similarly, states along the Gulf of Mexico or the Pacific Ocean are famous for their fish preparations.   more ...

  5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Mexico

Articles - Mexico

Food is an integral part of Mexican culture. Mexican cuisine bears several influences from other countries over the years and even today it retains its unique cultural characteristics, while steadily adapting to and exploring innovations in cooking methods and flavors. The restaurants and street stalls in Mexico are storehouses of delicious and exciting dishes and here are five such foods you don’t want to miss out on.


Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican food and consist of lightly fried corn tortillas triangles, topped with salsa or mole, which are simmered until they soften.   more ...


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