Tamara Jacobi, Near Puerto Vallarta

Who are you? I’m Tamara Jacobi, founder of the Tailwind Jungle Lodge on the Mexican Pacific.I’m the author of Wildpreneurs (HarperCollins Leadership, Feb. 2020). My book is guide for turning passion into business. Wildpreneurs tells of my experience creating my dream business in the jungle. I’m also a new mom. My son, Zephyr, was born … Read more

Tiffany And Tom Pence, Queretaro

We are Tiffany and Tom, and two years ago we moved to Queretaro, Mexico. We wanted a lower cost of living and better quality of life than 70-hour work weeks.We’ve traveled extensively, but after a quick birthday trip to Mexico, we thought “Why not move here?” We did some research and discovered the visa and … Read more

Tina Ernspiker, Uruapan

Who are you? Many things! Haha! An American expat living in Mexico for almost five years, a wife of 20 years to a wonderful man, a mom to four great kids, ages 5 to 14, a photographer specializing in Mexico’s beauty, color, and diversity, and a writer who details our life here in Mexico. Where, … Read more

Katie O’Grady, Nayarit

Who are you? Katie O’Grady Where, when and why did you move abroad? 1. November 30, 2012 on my 44th Birthday to San Pancho, Nayarit Mexico from San Diego, CA2. March 2014 to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato3. June 2017 back to Bahia de Banderas, Nayarit To live a life of adventure and freedom in … Read more

Rebecca Lammons, Puebla

Who are you? I’m a Texan who loves teaching, reading, doing exercise, and hanging out with my dogs. In the photo, I’m the one in yellow.Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Puebla, Mexico in 2007 because I’d studied abroad there and wanted to start teaching English using the contacts I … Read more

Susan Mahalick, La Mision (Baja)

Who are you? Originally from New Jersey on the eastern seaboard of the United States I moved around to each region of the country in my youth. I have a degree in Geography from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Currently I live in Baja in a little village called La Mision about 40 miles … Read more

Phil Charter, Oaxaca

Who are you? A 28 year old English teacher from Portsmouth, England. Where, when and why did you move abroad? In 2011, I quit my job in advertising to travel. I completed a CELTA course and travelled to Buenos Aires to teach. I moved to mexico in August 2012. What challenges did you face during … Read more

Craig Bradshaw, Cancun

My name is Craig Bradshaw. In an effort to cut back expenses, the company I work for offered to allow us to work from home, so I decided to take full advantage and relocate from San Diego, California to Cancun, Mexico. We have lived here once before and really enjoyed it. The main reason we … Read more

Rachel Hartman, Mexico City

My name is Rachel Hartman. I’m originally from the Midwest, but have lived in Mexico for more than a decade. I keep a blog about life here at mexicointheveins.com. I first came to Mexico to teach English in Mexico City. I loved interacting with my students, traveling around the country, and absorbing myself in the … Read more

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