Take a stroll along the colonial streets of the ‘Best City in the World’

International Living collaborator Jason Holland recently published an interesting article in which he describes the pleasures of strolling the colonial cobblestone streets of San Miguel de Allende…. We walk a lot, in our new home of San Miguel de Allende. The narrow streets of the centro make navigating this highlands town in central Mexico More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Survey reveals what more than 1,000 expats think about living in Mexico

Find out what 1,129 expats living in Mexico have to say about the expat experience in this new and free research study. – Why did they move to Mexico? – Were they happy with what they found when they More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017

What you should know about vehicle Temporary Import Permits

For those Ex-pats or foreign tourists with a Temporary Import Permit (TIP) for their vehicle, there is a quick and convenient way to check the current status of your permit, along with some other useful information. More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Expats more satisfied with health care than Americans in U.S.: poll

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire in which he talks about a very small group of Americans who love their healthcare. Where are they? Hint: they don’t live in the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Travel MedEvac: Be on your way home via air ambulance within hours

Travel MedEvac’s parent company, International Insurance Group (IIG), has been serving travelers since 1999 specializing in the ex-pat community. Currently they issue over 100,000 policies a year. Chances are, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 29th, 2017

MEL 2017-2018 lecture series kicks off Oct. 4

The Merida English Library Lecture Series will cover diverse topics as it progresses through winter and into spring…. For the past seven years, MEL has sponsored a lecture series from mid-October to mid-April.  More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 25th, 2017

2017 InterNations Survey: Expats still favor Mexico

Are you entertaining the idea of becoming one of the 9 million U.S. expats who live overseas, but wondering how welcome you’d feel in a specific country? Where your money will take you the furthest? Which More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Yucatan is a preferred destination to live in Mexico

There are 180,799 nationals and 8,000 foreigners who chose to relocate to Yucatan…. MERIDA — In less than two years, the migratory “explosion” in Yucatán went from sheltering mainly nationals More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

1.4 million Americans traveled abroad for medical care in 2016: survey

According to Patients Beyond Borders, an estimated 1.4 million Americans traveled abroad in 2016 for medical care, and the market has been growing at 15-25 percent a year. The association estimates the size of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. The Affordable Care Act set some limits More...