Ventanas Mexico

Resources and insights for part-time or full-time life in Mexico

Provides a blog promoting living in Mexico and promotes books on learning Spanish and how to rent in Mexico.

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Another Installment of Prices of America's Most Expensive Drugs in Mexico

I’ve been at it again, researching more of America’s priciest drugs and what they cost in Mexico, The U.S. costs represent a level of greed that drug companies do not even try to hide anymore. The good news is that the American public, thanks to news outlets, are becoming better educated about just how corrupt the system is.

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Job Outlook for Older Americans: Should You Fish, or Cut Bait in Mexico?

Poor job prospects was a factor when I moved to Mexico in 2014. Since employment prospects have improved, I decided to take a look and see if the reasoning remains valid both by looking behind the stats and reviewing my rationale, as expressed best by my favorite philosopher.

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A "Best Practice" Way to Establish a Social Life in Mexico...with Mexicans

Cultural events are great places to meet the natives. Even if your Spanish is just passable, you can demonstrate your respect and appreciation for Mexico’s artists and gain some insight on the cultural that will serve you well down the road.

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Guadalajara Expats Talk about Life in Mexico's Second Largest City

While not Mexican, José Piña, along with wife Gloria have embraced their new life semi-retired in Mexico. Gloria is Guadalajara's ambassador in book on renting, "If Only I Had a Place." Here they tell you the main reason they love their city.

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Why You Should Consider Tlaquepaque (Near Guadalajara) as an Aspiring Expat

The city of Tlaquepaque (pronouced tuh-lah-keh-pah-keh) lies between Guadalajara's central district and Lake Chapala/Ajjic, a very expat community. You could spend days in its plazas and always see something new. 

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