In the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya is the small community of Paamul. It’s a beach resort, residential area, and RV park that is little-known but quite appealing. It’s a white-sand beach gracefully arcing around a small bay.
With a spring-like climate all year round, tree-covered mountains sloping to the warm waters of the Pacific, and a great sense of community, Panama's Chiriquí region, and particularly the town of Boquete, has attracted savvy expats for decades...
Names: Gary and MaryBeth Vanlankvelt Ages: 68 and 65 From: Wisconsin, U.S. Snowbirding in: Isla Mujeres, Mexico When the frigid winds and wet, heavy snows of winter threaten the northern state of Wisconsin, Gary and MaryBeth Vanlankvelt head south… All the way south to the small, tropical island of Isla Mujeres, off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Read more...: Snowbirding: Swapping Winter in Wisconsin for Vibrant Isla
When Marilyn Northagen Poirier gets a craving for seafood, she doesn’t put it on the grocery list.She can count on Marvin, a local fisherman, to come by her house on Roatán’s Calabash Bight (bight being “bay” in the local parlance) early as he’s heading out to sea to take her order.
About three times the size of Texas, Mexico is a vast territory. But although many think they know Mexico, they’re missing out on many aspects that make it such a great place to live for expats.
A procession of formally dressed figures walks by, painted skeleton faces adorned with colored patterns and, sometimes, glittering sequins surrounding the eyes.
When Joe and Kim Wonder were building their home on a quiet stretch of coast on Roatán island’s less developed eastern side…they came across pieces of history.
“Here is a great perspective of a day in our life…yesterday we walked down to centro, where we both had the most amazing hour-long couples massage,” says David Smolyn, 51, who, along with partner Randy Hodgson, 58, splits his time between Puerto Vallarta, and Toronto.
Enjoying a creamy café con leche (white coffee) on a busy pedestrian street, I watch the world go by. Well-dressed business people, smartphones in hand, walk purposefully. School kids joke with each other as they head to class. Older couples walk hand in hand...
It’s easy to think of the countries of Latin America as being pretty much the same. Thanks to a shared history as part of Spain’s empire until the 19th century, many of the countries of Latin America (excluding Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana), share a common language...