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Thursday, July 15th 2021
Guide to San Miguel de Allende - Part Three
Often called, “San Mike” for the influx of American expats that have come to leave their mark on the pueblo, San Miguel de Allende is consistently voted one of “the best places to live” in the world. As recently as 2020, Forbes voted it The Best Small City in the World. This is because it has found a perfect balance between being a rustic pueblo and a modern city—which is no easy feat. An idyllic Mexican environment with almost all the benefits of any developed nation.
Friday, April 9th 2021
The phrase "buen provecho" is used throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Click here to learn when and how to use it!
Thursday, March 18th 2021
Sayulita Restaurant Guide
If you’ve ever been to Sayulita, then you’ve probably noticed that it’s a foodie’s paradise. For such a quaint seaside town, it competes gastronomically with some of the nicest areas in all of Mexico. Restaurants in Sayulita put pride in their food—and it shows!
Tuesday, February 2nd 2021
Guide to Pachuca
The largest city and capital of the Mexican state of Hidalgo, Pachuca is located in a canyon valley about 50 miles north of Mexico City. At an elevation of 2,432 meters above sea level, it is one of the highest cities in Mexico—the 5th highest city in Mexico, and 42nd in the world.
Saturday, January 30th 2021
Guide to Oaxaca City
Oaxaca City is known for its rich cultural heritage in the form of architecture, cuisine, archaeological sites, and a thriving indigenous culture that is still a remarkable part of its contemporary vibe. In this guide, we will endeavor to explore all these facets.
Monday, August 31st 2020
The Four Amigos Go To Tolantongo: The Perfect Place to Social Distance
Is it possible to stay social distancing at Tolantongo while staying safe? In this article, we explore the history of this resort. We also discover what it’s like to travel through Mexico during covid-19 era. Traveling through Mexico during covid can be scary, but Tolantongo can keep you safe. Click here to learn more!
Tuesday, July 7th 2020
Regarding PA Group Leaving the Insurance Market
We have been getting a lot of questions from people—many of whom are not our clients—about one of our insurers: PA Group. We have decided to release a public blog post about what we know in order to help answer everyone at once. In Short: We have officially received notice last week that PA Group is exiting the marketplace and that many of our clients will not be able to renew their policies in this upcoming year.
Monday, May 11th 2020
What is Cajeta and How Is It Different from Dulce de Leche?
This article was written by one of WeExpats contributors about the history of caramel in particular cajeta. What is cajeta? Do you like cajeta? Have you ever tried it? We love to hear from you! Please join in our Facebook discussion. You can click here to share your thoughts! Interested in expat health?
Friday, April 24th 2020
Mexico Enters Coronavirus Phase 3
In this article, you will learn about the phases of the coronavirus and what it means that Mexico entered Phase 3. This is the most important phase! Learn what to expect in the way of restrictions and social distancing implementations. Click here to learn more!
Thursday, April 16th 2020
Tips for Driving in Mexico
In this article, you’ll learn tips for driving in Mexico. Whether you’re driving on the highway or in the city, this article will give you valuable tips to stay safe on the road in Mexico. Also, learn what you need to know to get your Mexican driver’s license and TIP in Mexico. Click here to learn more!
Wednesday, April 8th 2020
Will We Be Stuck in Quarantine without Alcohol in Mexico?
Could we be facing quarantine without alcohol in Mexico? In this article, you will find out how some states are restricting the sale of alcohol to different municipalities in Mexico. Also, find out why they are going dry, which states have gone dry, and if your state might be next. Click here to learn more!
Monday, March 16th 2020
Insurers Response to the Coronavirus in Mexico
Insurers Respond to Coronavirus – It's been a hectic week for insurance brokers like us as the coronavirus has officially been declared a pandemic. Insurers have long had wording in their terms and conditions to exclude pandemics, along with other disasters like nuclear war, certain natural disasters, and a variety
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