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Monday, August 6th 2018

Can American Expats in Mexico Own or Purchase Firearms?

Are you an American who is thinking of living the expat life in Mexico? Do you own firearms, and are curious as to how to bring your firearms with you to Mexico? Is it legal to bring your firearms to Mexico? Is there a stand your ground law in Mexico?

Monday, August 6th 2018

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mole—And More!

Maybe you’ve seen it on a menu, or spied it being served at a nearby table in a restaurant. Perhaps, you’ve tried mole sauce and loved this savory sauce, however Mexico’s national dish hides a rich history, and it’s as diverse and varied as the regions of Mexico that craft it.

Thursday, August 2nd 2018

On-The-Go Through Eastern Europe: An Expat Interview with Leon Sandler

This is an expat interview with Leon Sandler. Leon has spent the last four years traveling with only a suitcase through Asia and Eastern Europe—mostly through the Balkans. He offers a unique insight into the expat life, for those expats who are always on-the-go and rarely settle in one place.

Wednesday, July 11th 2018

What’s the difference between Tequila and Mezcal?

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between tequila and mezcal? This article will help you be able to talk shop about the difference between tequila and mezcal with the most knowledgeable connoisseurs. I was watching Daredevil a few weeks ago, and I saw a scene where Elektra first meets our masked protagonist.

Wednesday, July 4th 2018

A Look Inside San Miguel’s Newest Hospital: Hospital MAC

As a resident of San Miguel, you may have heard some rumblings in the past few months regarding the new hospital in town: Hospital MAC. The newest hospital in a chain of respected hospitals with locations in six cities across Mexico (including Guadalajara and Celaya), Hospital MAC opened in San Miguel de Allende in August 2017. If you haven’t had a chance to get the lowdown on Hospital MAC, that’s what this post is for!

Wednesday, June 27th 2018

An Expats Guide to the Mexican Election

WeExpats is not affiliated with any political party and is providing this unbiased guide for a basic understanding of the elections. Please email justin@weexpats.com if you find an inaccuracies.

Friday, June 15th 2018

7 Reasons to Move to Panama

For its natural beauty, tropical weather, and low cost of living, many American tourists have begun moving to Panama.

Monday, June 4th 2018

The Best Language Schools in San Miguel de Allende

Life in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico offers expats a range of beneficial advantages and thrilling experiences. With delicious cuisine, a beautiful desert landscape, exciting cultural celebrations, and various galleries chock full of impressive art around town, there’s plenty of exciting aspects to living in this central Mexican town.

Tuesday, May 29th 2018

What To Do If You Lose Your Passport in Mexico

As much as we try to avoid mishaps while traveling or living abroad in a country such as Mexico, the truth of the matter is that they can (and occasionally will) happen. As an example, you may find yourself wondering what to do if you lose your passport.

Monday, April 9th 2018

Conversation with an Expat: Brigham Golden

Brigham Golden Brigham Golden, known as DJ BGolden to those visiting lively venues in the magical Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende has been an expat more than once. “After graduating from college, I wanted to explore the world,” he reminisces with an air of excitement.

Thursday, April 5th 2018

Filing U.S. Taxes as an Expat: 4 Things You Need to Know

Living abroad can be a breeze in many respects from the slowing down of life pace to a reduced cost of living. That said, there are inevitably a few elements that require navigation and learning. For example, understanding the ins and outs of filing U.S. taxes as an expat may be new territory for you.

Friday, September 1st 2017

Health Insurance Buyers Guide for Latin American Expats

Are you an expat living abroad? Click here to learn more about insurance options for expats living in Latin American countries.

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