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Tarzana, my Mexican parakeet Nadine Rivera

Excerpt from a work in progress "Have Pets, Will Travel" Curiosity can kill a cat, but in my case, it got me a parakeet. When I first arrived in Mexico, everything fascinated me. In this particular c... read more

Mexico: a typical day in paradise Karen Blue

One of my readers asked me to describe a typical day here in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico. Others have asked, "What do you do all day?" So, I am inviting you to spend this day with me in the charmin... read more

Mexico: weather, utilities and prejudice Karen Blue

Utilities Q. Since I've had several questions on utilities, I'm going to just answer them all in one section here. A. It's important to find out before you rent o... read more

Huellas... de los herreros: the Mexican blacksmith Dale Hoyt Palfrey

Taking up residence in a Mexican village has meant, among other joys, the chance to live out my greatest childhood fantasy: to be a cowgirl with horses of my own. I've now relinquished illusions of bec... read more

Your home in Mexico: to rent, buy or build? Karen Blue

Updated May, 2009 Are you renting in Mexico or did you buy? Why? Can you own your house outright? These are questions I’m frequently asked. Generally, my recommendation is to rent for at least six... read more

Comparing cultural differences: Mexico with Canada and the United States Eva Kraus

Although the three countries that make up North America are physically close, Mexico is simply a different country than her northern neighbours. Mexico has a different history and thus a different cult... read more

Adjusting to Mexico: Transitional anxiety and interpersonal effects - Part 1 Dr. Marc J. Ehrlich

As many international families can attest, adjusting to life in Mexico City or other major city in Mexico is a unique challenge. Some families, unfortunately, do not fare too well. In this article, som... read more

Mexico living: five questions Karen Blue

Let’s start at the beginning. The five most commonly asked questions before I came to Mexico were: Why not stay in California and retire? Won’t you miss your friends a... read more

Water and culture shock in a Mata Ortiz, Mexico Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more

Communicating In Latin America June Summers

HURDLE THE LANGUAGE BARRIER - by learning Latin American hand and voice signals. These vary from one culture to another. The following are distinctly LATINO: THE WAGGING FINGER - ... read more

Opening A Bank Account In Mexico Discussion Thread Forum

Posted by Ernie I hate to keep sounding negative, but I just closed my Mexican bank account after 3 years of frustration. The interest rate is not that great right now. Besides if the peso devalue... read more

Working in Mexico Discussion Thread Forum

Posted by Bruce Cobb on November 07, 1996 Hi, My name is Bruce and I live in NE Washington State in a solar powered house. I work for the US forest Service at a Job Corps Center for youth 16 to 24... read more

Mexico: a window on technology and the poor Gary Chapman

Over the Columbus Day weekend, I was in Mexico City, attending and speaking at a conference marking the founding of the Mexican chapter of the Internet Society. That was a potentially historic event i... read more
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