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Please Introduce Yourself Here

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Mexico.
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looking for re-location for semi-retirement

Post Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 3:15 am

I am very open for new information regarding where is a good place to retire.
I have lived in Jamaica, some years ago and returned to the USA about 10 years ago.

I am ready (sometimes this year) to re-locate to a sunny climate, near to the sea.
However, I am also interested in historic town and culture/art - am open to look at some
different possibilities.

I have spent time in Mexico, in the past. Now is a time to look at this part of the world,
more seriously.

I have 2 small dogs that I will have to bring with me.

I would like to hear where people are now living.

Thank you very much


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Post Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:56 am

my name is Catherine and I have early onset Parkinson's. I had brain surgery last year and my both daughters are McGill University so I am free to go where I want and I hate the winters night and I hate the winters in Ottawa. Is there anyone who could rent me a room in November and show me around Mazatlan as an expat?


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Post Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:14 pm

I'm Barb from San Diego. I'm in the process of exploring places to live in Mexico starting 2018. I'm self employed and will work with my US based clients remotely. I'm excited to explore Mexico and its many beautiful places. My first trip is this January to Guanajuato and then to SMA, two top contenders on my list. I really appreciate all the insight and advice I find on expat forums!


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:42 am

Hi, Barb. Have you chosen a place to live in Mexico yet? You visited Guanajuato. What did you think? Did you like it enough you might want to live there? I'm starting a cohousing project there. Looking for people who might be interested. You can read a little more about it under the post Cohousing in Guanajuato on this forum, or write back to me. Jan


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:28 am

Hi, I'm Jan from Guanajuato, Guanajuato. Have lived here 20 years and still love it! Plan to retire right here. I invite you to visit my favorite adopted city. It has a lot to offer! Be happy to share info and experiences about living here. Cheers!

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Re: Please Introduce Yourself Here - Tijuana Mama

Post Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:02 am

Hi all -

Happy to find such a wealth of information on these boards!!

I'm originally from Colorado. Relocated to Tijuana 14 years ago to be midway between husband's family in Mexico City and my family in Colorado. Living on the border also allowed me to cross into San Diego for work each day (various software companies).

I was a border rat for 6 years until I finally went freelance and now work from home (mostly web dev support), closer to the family.

Husband cannot cross into the US so I usually take my three boys for nearby adventures (Las Vegas, Lake Powell, San Francisco...once a year Colorado).

We also travel to Mexico City or Michoacan to visit husband's family and I lived in DF a few months when we first started dating.

My Spanish could be so much better!...but most people want to practice their English here in Tijuana. It's a very Americanized city. We've made it our home and my boys are very proud to live in such a diverse and culturally artistic city.

I'd love to meet some others in the city - happy to share information about Tijuana if I'm able.

Cheers -


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