Category Archive: Your New Life in Yucatan

The Expat Learning Curve: Managing your budget in Mexican pesos

Taking time to convert pesos to dollars and back again can hurt your brain and your budget

The following article was written as a part of our series called “Your New Life in Yucatan.”  Because the topic of learning to manage money in a new culture is so vital to success in business we are also posting …

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Attention Expats: Signatures in Mexico are more than a swipe of a pen on paper

If you have an artistic signature like this one you better practice it in Mexico. It should be the same each and every time!

The following post is part of our series called “Your New Life in Yucatan.”  Although this article is written from a perspective of a US expat living in Merida, Yucatan this topic should be read by people looking to live …

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Yucatan Expatriate News: Why a last will and testament in Mexico is a good idea

Last will and testament in Yucatan Mexico

It is a tough subject to broach- you know… death.  Few people want to think about it as they are too busy living life.  This is completely understandable.  Here in Yucatan there are some folks whose job it is to …

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Mexican Independence Day in Yucatan

It is not too late to pick up a Mexican flag to celebrate Independence Day

It is September 16th in Yucatan.  The banks, government offices, many businesses and schools are closed.  Some residents rise at their “normal hour” while others sleep in a little because it is a national holiday.  That- and the fact that …

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September 16th in Mexico: Independence, Revolution or Both?

From celebrations to culture- learn what makes Everything Yucatan special

Many people from the US and Canada celebrate Mexican heritage on May 5th every year- “Cinco de Mayo.”  This is a day for celebrating all things Mexico as much as March 17th, Saint Patrick’s Day, is seen as a day …

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