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Editor’s note: We had the privilege in early March, 2017 to talk with Michael Eager.  The Eager family is a bit of an institution in the Ajijic area, where Michael’s brother Mark owns a real estate sales company and Michael runs the business that started it all in the 1970s,...
Front door of the old Posada, Ajijic, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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It all started so innocently.   It was mid-November, overcast, 72 degrees, with just a hint of rain in the air. On the highway a few hours after leaving Cordoba and headed southeast to our planned destination of Palenque, there were literally no other cars within sight in either direction.  The...
Easy driving southeast of Cordoba, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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Given that our planned drive from Puebla to Orizaba was only a little more than three hours, that our combination Puebla hotel / restaurant / fraccionamiento was so pleasant, and that the restaurant had an all you can eat Mexican buffet breakfast, we saw no compelling reason to refuse the...
Jet Metier at HB hotel in Cordoba, Mexico
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A fine mist began to fall in San Miguel de Allende on a cool November morning as we maneuvered our fully packed, big white van on a familiar cobblestone road in Los Labradores, up to the smiling guards we had come to know by name.  The gate was raised and through...
Jet Metier with two dogs at a restaurant in Puebla – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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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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