America is retiring to Mexico in search of affordable golden years

Approximately 2 million American expatriates are currently living south of the border according to The Guardian and several other international publications. This number is increasing every year. This results from one of America’s largest demographic populations that are starting to come of age. Even the political strain between Mexico and the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

On becoming a globetrotting nomad at 58

Here’s an article done by NextAvenue about TYT columnist Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire becoming an expat and traveling through Mexico, before it was too late. Over the past year, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Yucatan churches to offer Mass in English

The Archdiocese of Yucatán is looking forward to implementing a new strategy to draw tourists’ attention by giving Masses in English and distributing informational brochures, SIPSE reported. MÉRIDA — “We More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

All Meridanos invited to Magnetotherapy talk

Magnet therapy, magnetic therapy, or magnetotherapy is an alternative medicine practice involving the use of static magnetic fields. Subjecting certain parts of the body to magnetostatic fields produced by permanent More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Some concerns about being a long-term expat

BBC contributor Laura Clarke identified an important but often overlooked problem of being a long-term expat: how a foreign posting can affect your sense of identity, belonging and home. It prompted many of you More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Meet the New Merida: A provincial town morphs into an urban metropolis

Merida, the cultural capital of Southern Mexico, the white city, the place that comes alive in the historic centro with traditional dances, musical sounds such as la trova yucateca, people of all ages strolling More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

5 tips to celebrate 4th of July “the expat way”

Victoria Borisch from the great state of Wisconsin, is a PR at Internations and a collaborator for the Huffington Post. She has spent the past five years exploring the untamed beauty of the Republic of Georgia, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

OPINION: Can you live abroad and still be a ‘true American’?

In honor of American Independence Day last year, Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire wrote about a very divisive and painful subject for Americans living in Mexico and those considering living More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Independence Day remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jacobson

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed these Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson at the 241st Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America. –– “Good evening to More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Expats south of the border have a different view of Mexico

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato (CNN) — While politicians in Washington debate building a wall between the United States and Mexico, Americans who’ve moved south of the border have a different perspective More...