Thirty years in the food industry had brought Tim success, but it was also taking its toll, and the symptoms were beginning to show. He needed a change—a big change. Switching gears, he went in search of a more low-key life in Mexico.
Surrounded by the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and only eight miles off the coast of Cancún, Isla (as the locals call it) enjoys traditional Caribbean weather, with plenty of sunshine.
Our move to Ecuador back in 2012 was our first expat experience, but it wasn’t to be our last. Ecuador’s climate was perfect for us, and the people were friendly and accepting. In fact, our move to Ecuador was the ideal place to begin our expat lives..
“We had been coming to the Mexican island of Isla Mujeres for a few years, mostly during the cold winter months and we loved it,” says Rob Goff, 59. “It was just right for us. It was getting harder to go back home.”
Having now lived outside the U.S. for nearly seven years, I am frequently asked by my friends back in the States if living outside the U.S. is safe. That prompts an internal chuckle that I find tough to stifle...
Who hasn't dreamed of getting away from it all, finding your own quiet spot, and building your ideal home? Don's dream took him to the small village of Ek'Balam two hours drive from Cancun in Mexico's Yucatan.
After years spent searching for her perfect overseas retirement destination—a quest that had her visiting Ecuador, Belize, and Mexico—CheryLynn Ferrari, 63, found exactly what she was looking for.“Now I live in San Nicolás de Ibarra, a small town near Lake Chapala, in Mexico. The people here are amazing...
John Pasnau releases the stern line on his 36-foot cabin cruiser, Fish Trap, and settles into one of the deck chairs. Chatting with his friends while his captain expertly motors the craft out of the harbor and into the warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, John is...
For the past seven years, since transplanting herself to the historic and beautiful city of Mérida (the capital of the state of Yucatán), Linda has immersed herself in the history of the area and of the indigenous Maya people who have inhabited this region for millennia.
Beate and Paul Epp made the leap from Canada to Mexico in 2012. For 13 years they ran a hotel and organic farm, but having taken many vacations to Mexico. "Our home was quite lovely to begin, but we added three guest cottages in our large garden area.