I arrived on the small island peninsula of Isla de la Piedra near the port of Mazatlán, Mexico in 2014. It was in the early days of my freelance travel writing career. And I immediately fell in love with what I experienced and decided to call it my winter home.
After losing a high-paying job in the Pacific Northwest, Jed Vaughn finally found the motivation he needed to take the plunge and go freelance. Now, he's living it up on a small island in Mazatlán, Mexico, with a house on the beach.
The central Pacific coast of Mexico offers a unique and wonderful retirement opportunity. Especially when you’re looking for a combination of affordability with a comfortable quality of life. Snowbirds and expats alike have found this region to offer...
As a part-time expat, I spend my winters in Mexico. And, while I have a home on the central Pacific coast, there’s another part of this vast, varied country that I’m drawn back to visit year after year, thanks to its affordability, beauty, cleanliness, people, and great vibe. It’s the town of Puerto Escondido in the state of Oaxaca.