Our Visa Process to Live in Mexico
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Our Visa Process to Live in Mexico

**This post has been updated with known 2021 requirements from the Mexican government, but still retains our experience getting a visa and renewal.** Every year for the past three years we have had to go to immigration to get our temporary visas. You can stay in Mexico up to 6 months on a tourist visa,…

Cohetes and Palomas During Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day
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Cohetes and Palomas During Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day

If you think you’ll experience peace and relaxation when you visit or move to Mexico, keep dreaming. Mexicans are party animals. If there is something to celebrate, there will be music, dancing, singing, fireworks and most especially, the loud booms of cohetes and palomas. Cohetes and Palomas 24/7 Today, December 12, is the religious holiday…

Tom’s Test Kitchen Is in Overdrive
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Tom’s Test Kitchen Is in Overdrive

With COVID-19 keeping us isolated in our house except for the occasional trip to the grocery store, Tom has been cooking up a storm! He’s making things from scratch like breads and barbeque sauce, experimenting with fermentation to make flavored vinegars, and creating ethnic fusion dishes for dinner. Disclosure: Links in this post may direct…