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Guanajuato Mexico

My Life in Guanajuato (& What It Costs Me)

Editor’s note: This post is from March of 2014, when the peso was around 13 to the dollar. Things are even cheaper now… I moved back to Guanajuato, Mexico for the second time this past August and as a couple readers
salt church near Bogota

16 Places I Went This Year (and a New Home in Mexico)

A lot of travel bloggers really don’t need to ever do a year-end summary because they’ve already told you about everything they ate for lunch in each destination and every monument they snapped a photo of. I try to be more
Dia de los Muertos

Another Fine Day of the Dead in Mexico

Halloween bleeds into Day of the Dead in Mexico, making for days of ghoulish fun. Preparations start weeks before, then at the end of October, the kids dress up like something scary, with full-on face painting, and go trick-or-treating from store
Mexican residency visa

The Tougher, More Expensive Mexican Residency Visa

Looking like a criminal, but feeling like a legal Mexican. If you go look up what you have to do and what it will cost you to become a legal resident of Mexico, you will find the great pros and cons
travel surprises festivals

Leave Wandering Time for Surprise Discoveries

“I like going on group tours because there are no surprises,” a traveler I met once told me. “I know the whole travel itinerary in advance and someone else is taking care of all the arrangements.” Oh, but how many things