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Wednesday, September 18th 2019

What is Tepache? – Mexico’s Fermented Pineapple Drink

You may have seen it by the side of the road, or at a taqueria, and perhaps you’ve wondered: What is tepache? In this article, you’ll learn about Mexico’s fermented pineapple drink. Discover its origins, how it is made, whether it is alcoholic, and what the future holds for this tangy drink. Click here to learn more!

Thursday, September 12th 2019

El Mes Patrio – September and October Festivities in Mexico

El mes patrio is September, and festivities in September and October in Mexico seem to be on overdrive. This article lists all the main festivities in Mexico during the months of September and October, including their history and how they are celebrated today. Click here to learn more!

Monday, September 9th 2019

Best Cell Phone Plans for Living in Mexico

In this article, you’ll learn about about the best cell phone plans for living in Mexico. Learn several different cell phone plans for those Mexican expats who have an American phone numbers. This article will offer other solutions for those expats with American cell phones in Mexico. Click here to learn more!

Monday, August 26th 2019

La Quincena: How to Avoid Long Lines at the ATM in Mexico

Have you ever noticed really long lines at the ATM in Mexico? Find out about La Quincena and why it causes these long lines. Also, learn what days to avoid going to the ATM, as well as what other businesses are will have long lines on La Quincena. Lastly, learn what days are nightmares. Click here to learn more!

Monday, August 26th 2019

What Are Medical Tourism Providers?

In this article, you find answers to the question: What are medical tourism providers? Learn about this unique approach that saves employers money, makes the doctors more money, and even gives the patients a fat check as an incentive to medical tourism in Mexico and other developing nations. Click here to learn more!

Monday, August 19th 2019

Mexican Whistle Language: Whistling Language of Oaxaca

In this article, you will learn about the Mexican whistle language of the highlands of northwestern Oaxaca. This unique whistle language in Mexico is spoken fluently by few village elders in the region, and due to younger generations’ disinterest, it is dying out. Click here to learn about this curious language!

Thursday, August 15th 2019

Bus Routes in San Miguel de Allende

In this article, you’ll learn the bus routes in San Miguel de Allende. Also learn how much buses cost, how to get a discount, what major destinations and neighborhoods are on each route, where to find a comprehensive bus map online, and what to expect when you are on the bus in Mexico. Click here to learn more!

Sunday, August 11th 2019

Canadian Provincial Healthcare: Ontario Is Cutting Out-of-Country Medical Insurance

In this article, you will learn the basics of Canadian provincial healthcare, why Ontario is cutting their out-of-country medical coverage, who will be affected by these changes, the objections to Ontario is cutting their provincial plan, and the defenses to those objections. Click here to learn more!

Wednesday, August 7th 2019

Social Security: US Expats with Foreign Spouses

In this article, you’ll learn about US expats with foreign spouses who are entitled to claim Social Security. Learn about totalization agreements, which requirements for eligibility to receive social security benefits, and if widows retain their right to their spouse’s benefits. Click here to learn more!

Wednesday, August 7th 2019

How to Dial in Mexico

Because of recent changes to the phone system in Mexico, WeExpats decided to write an article on how to dial in Mexico. In this article, you will learn the new way to call from a landline to a cellphone, from a cellphone to a landline, and from a foreign country to Mexico. Click here to learn more!

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

History of Piñata: Where Does the Piñata Come From?

If you have ever wondered to yourself where does the piñata come from, then you might be interested in discovering that the history of piñata is quite diverse and surprisingly complex. The piñata’s history stretches all over the world. Click here to learn more about this unique Mexican birthday tradition!

Wednesday, July 24th 2019

Mexican Historical Figures: Maximilian I

Was Maximilian I a terrible despot or a progressive leader? Learn about the controversy surrounding one of the most prominent Mexican historical figures. Learn about how he was executed for refusing to shave his beard, how they made Chapultepec Castle, and how his wife Carlota went insane. Click here to learn more!

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