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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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Friday, August 11th 2017
The Difference between Health Insurance and Travel Insurance in Latin America
Living here in Latin America, we are fortunate to have access to excellent healthcare and doctors, being prepared for the costs of unexpected health treatment should be a top priority.
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