In our last post we focused on the availability of health care and insurance and the importance of that in our decision to move to Mexico. The next step would be our personal experience with dentist visits, doctor visits and unplanned health issues. It was reassuring to hear from our friends and neighbors about … Continue reading Medical in Mexico–Dr. Visits, Costs & Facilities Part 2 of 3
Part 1: Health Care and Insurance One of our biggest considerations as we contemplated our move to Mexico was what type of health care and insurance coverage would be available to us. I knew medical costs and insurance would be more affordable than what we had in the states based on my early research, but … Continue reading Medical in Mexico – Our Experiences From Coverage to Surgery! – Part 1 of 3
I know the title of this post might cause the blood pressure of some people to rise, so let me first state that I am NOT suggesting that you wouldn't benefit from learning some Spanish. However, I have seen many comments from people who are concerned and even afraid that they won't be able to … Continue reading No Habla Espanol? No Mucho Problema!
Since we are relatively new expats and recently retired, we get lots of questions about our experiences and how we decided to move to Mexico. Typically the questions sound something like...."Why did you choose Mexico?....Do you like it?....Did you sell all your stuff or move it?”....and on and on they go, wondering how we made … Continue reading Feeling Bored in Retirement?
You might be noticing a trend in our posts; eating, drinking and the beach are reappearing topics. That's because it's what you do when you're beach bums living in Mexico....at least it's a big part of our daily life and we love it! Let's face it, we all enjoy a great night out at our … Continue reading Eating and Drinking in the Riviera Maya
Recently there has been a lot of news about crime and safety in some of Mexico's most visited tourist destinations. Quintana Roo, our home state, was specifically mentioned as an area of concern due to some incidents that took place in both Cancun and Playa del Carmen. If you read the warnings and articles, they … Continue reading Is Mexico Safe???
Now that I have some free time on my hands, I've had the opportunity to get back out on the golf course! We live within Bahia Principe which features a Robert Trent Jones golf course, recognized as one of the best in Mexico. The picture below is of the 4th hole which runs along side … Continue reading Golfing in the Riviera Maya
It's been a while since our last post… Dave's been busy enjoying his retirement, so I thought I’d do an update on what's been happening here in Mexico. We've been here a little over three months now and have adjusted wonderfully! We have also accomplished so much! We purchased our car within the first month, … Continue reading Three months in, a lifetime to go….
Since I've been so busy embracing our new life, today's post comes to you courtesy of my wife Randi....enjoy! When most people go on vacation they tend to indulge more than normal... drink a little more, eat a little more - why not one more margarita? After all you'll be home in a week or … Continue reading Learning Moderation
I'm thinking most everyone has seen the Corona commercials that challenge you to "Find Your Beach". If you're a beach lover like us, you can't help but wish you were there at that moment drinking an ice cold Corona! So what makes a beach your favorite? Most likely it's something different for everyone. … Continue reading Find Your Beach