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Tuesday, September 7th 2021

San Mike or San Cris? – Differences between San Cristóbal and San Miguel

Have you ever been to San Cristóbal de las Casas or San Miguel de Allende? Have you ever heard anyone compare San Mike and San Cris? In this article, you will learn the differences between the colonial pueblos of San Cristóbal and San Miguel. Click here to discover which might be a better fit for your next vacation!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Jalisco Approves Free Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer Survivors

In a landmark initiative, the Mexican state of Jalisco has approved free breast reconstruction for breast cancer survivors. In this article, you will learn about breast reconstruction surgery in Mexico, what is being covered, and why this is so necessary to women after breast cancer. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Overstayed Your Visa in Mexico? – Here’s What You Can Do

Have you overstayed your visa in Mexico? This article will tell you what to expect if you have to overstay your Mexican visa. Learn what to do if you have an expired visa in Mexico, including what the fees are and how to pay them. Trust me, I've overstayed my visa in Mexico. Click here to learn our secrets!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Mexico in WW2: An Overlooked Contribution

In this article, you'll learn about the role of Mexico in WW2. Discover Mexico's vital contribution to the war effort, the heroes who fought in the war, and what Mexico was like before, during, and after the war. Also, learn how the programs enacted has a lasting effect on US-Mexico relations. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

People of Mexican History: Porfirio Díaz

He ruled Mexico with an iron hand for 30 years, and it would take a revolution to get him out of power. However, was he the despot history makes him out to be? Hear both sides of the argument. Learn about one of the most famous figures in Mexican history: Porfirio Diaz. Click here to learn all about this!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

What Are Posadas? – Instantly Learn About Las Posadas for Christmas in Mexico

Have you wondered: what are posadas? Discover this rich tradition during Christmas in Mexico. Learn everything you need to know, including how to sing the songs, what to expect, and how these unique celebrations came about! Don't be caught unprepared for las posadas this year. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Groundwater Quality in Guanajuato

This brief study of groundwater in Guanajuato covers the basics of groundwater and aquifer use, and the overexploitation of groundwater in Guanajuato. It also highlights the groundwater quality in San Miguel de Allende. And it lastly covers radiation found in groundwater in Guanajuato. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Quesadillas Without Cheese?!? – Quesadillas Don’t Always Have Cheese in Central Mexico

Quesadillas without cheese?!? In this article, you will learn about the controversy surrounding the term quesadillas. Quesadillas don't always have cheese in Central Mexico. Learn about the history of this interesting phenomenon, and the cultural clash that has grown around this. Click here to learn more.

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

How Raising Minimum Wage in Mexico Can Affect You

Did you know that they are raising minimum wage in Mexico? In this article you'll learn about how this wage increase came about, whether it will affect inflation rates, and how this could affect the lives of American expats for better and worse. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

Why Do Mexicans Eat Grapes on New Year’s Eve?

If you've been to a New Year's party in Mexico, then you might have seen people eating grapes on New Year's Eve in Mexico. You have likely wondered, Why do Mexicans eat grapes on New Year's Eve? In this article, you'll learn the history of this unique tradition. Don't be a clueless expat, click here to learn more!

Tuesday, September 7th 2021

What Are Tamales?

If you've wondered what are tamales then this article is for you. Discover the rich history of tamales that spans 10,000 years! Also, see what tamales are like in other countries outside of Mexico in this fascinating article. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, August 31st 2021

Regional Cuisines of Mexico

When it comes to Mexican food, there is such an astounding variety of dishes that it becomes difficult to make heads or tails of it. Therefore, all of us at Expat Insurance thought it might be helpful to write an article on the different regional cuisines of Mexico. Here, we’ll break Mexico into seven separate regions—each with its own distinct approach to Mexican cuisine. In this guide, we’ll give a very brief overview of the culture and geography of all seven of those regions, and then we will cover some of the ingredients and dishes that each is famous for.

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