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Even if you move to another country, you will find many things that remind you of the United States. You will see Walmart, McDonald’s, Costco, Home Depot, Pizza Hut, Coca-Cola, Lego, L'Oréal, Nike, and many other familiar names everywhere.   One of those familiar names will show you the value...
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One of the most important and personal items people consider when thinking about moving abroad is “How is the healthcare?”  While the Best Places in the World to Retire website has a huge quantity of answers provided by hundreds of expats to the question “how is the healthcare” for more than...
Chuck Bolotin being examined in Ajijic, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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The old Spanish Fort San Juan de Ulúa still stands watch over the bustling port of Veracruz, Mexico, but it is no longer filled with many tons of silver and gold. This fort was built in 1565 on the island where the Spanish first landed in their conquest of Mexico...
Fort San Juan de Ulúa, Veracruz, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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We have been asked several times to compare the lifestyle of the very well known and established expat locations San Miguel de Allende with Ajijic, both in the Mexican Highlands.  Let’s start with what they have in common:   “Gringolandia,” Yes, But With Plenty of Local Flavor   While no reliable...
Jet Metier by Lake Chapala in Ajijic – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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Las Posadas is the name for the popular celebrations in Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Colombia, the United States and Panama during the nine days before Christmas (December 16-24). Las Posadas (which is Spanish for the “inns” or “lodging”) relates to the search by Joseph and Mary...
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Three years ago UNESCO recognized two of my favorite places as World Heritage Sites.   One was a mountain in Italy and the other an ecosystem in Northern Mexico. Both places have something in common besides being favorites of mine. They both have a volcanic ancestry.   The mountain, Mt...
A cactus in the El Pinacate World Heritage Site – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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When starting from where we stayed in our planned community in the agricultural countryside (“campo”), we would drive into the center (centro) of San Miguel de Allende in one of two ways, depending on whether we wanted to enter from the north or from the southwest.   If we wanted...
Parroquia of San Miguel de Allende at night – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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The first Christian worship service in Mexico was in  1519 in La Antigua, Veracruz. Four years later the first chapel in the Americas was built by Hernán Cortés and is named the Chapel of the Rosary (Ermita del Rosario). It is a picturesque tiny church in the beautiful lush green setting of...
Ermita del Rosario, First Church Built in the Americas, La Antigua, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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As we left the tropical splendor of the Ajijic area and drove generally east, it didn’t take long to be surrounded by farmland. Gently rolling hills dotted with trees reminiscent of Northern California chaparral lightly embraced vast, shallow valleys covered mainly with immense cornfields.   Consistent with a recurring theme...
Jet Metier at Los Labradores, San Miguel de Allende cobblestone street
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A Perfect Day in Paradise   The sun is barely peeking over the horizon as I grab a cup of coffee and step into my yard. There are a few clouds and as the sun catches them they light up and create a spectacular sunrise to start the day. As...
Colorful Mexican Sunrise – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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