After a month of searching for our future home in Ecuador, my wife Monica and I, were back where we had started, in Quito’s Centro Histórico. Knowing that we had to wake up at 3 a.m. for the shuttle to whisk us off to the airport..
Gentle waves rolling onto sun-soaked and secluded, sugar-sand beaches…that’s the image many North Americans have when they dream about Mexico—especially in these colder months. And yes, Mexico has these visions of paradise in abundance...
After eight years of snow-birding between Toronto and Guanajuato, John Bailey (divorced) made a life-changing decision. He put his house on the market, sold up and made the move to Mexico permanently.
As I approach retirement, I realize that I will want my day-to-day life to be convenient. And, for me, having the option of walking to and from the places that supply what I want and need will be important. It will be crucial to live in a city where I can find the daily necessities and minor luxuries within walking distance of where I live.
Located in the eastern part of pedestrian-friendly Guanajuato, in the colonial highlands of Mexico, the Café Tal is a center of activity. Young and old—the locals, the travelers, the international students, and the expats—find their way there for good coffee.