Moving to Mexico, Immigration, moving abroad, living in Mexico, A new start in Mexico, Dutch People in Mexico

Moving to Mexico

On this page, you will find all sorts of information I gather on my trip, this way it will be a step-by-step guide for starting a life in Mexico. I will share information that is useful on topics like:

  • Cost of living in different areas
  • Visa, renting a house, bank accounts and driver’s license, etc.
  • Touristic information about places I have visited
  • Photo impressions of cities and daily life
  • Tips, tricks, and other useful information for your stay in Mexico
  • My personal stories and experiences
  • etc.etc.

Enjoy Reading.




Grocery shopping at Chedraui La Paz, BCS, Mexico

Every few days we ride to La Paz, the nearby city, to get our groceries. Since I do not cook for my son anymore and he runs his own household we often need a lot. The side cases and bags ...
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Riding a Motorcycle in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Today I take you on a ride. To Los Barilles. And although the video is in Dutch, there is an English translation.  I made this video to show some of my followers how it is to ride in a dry ...
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Best time to visit La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

After I left Cancun in 2021 and drove around Mexico on my motorbike, I ended up in the area of La Paz, Baja California Sur. And I was surprised by the cold weather. I had little clothes to get me ...
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Travel Photos 9 less-known beaches in Mexico

We all know the stunning photos of Cancun and Riviera Maya, and some of us even do know the golden beaches near Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco. But Mexico has so many stunning beaches.  During my 20.000KM motorcycle ride through Mexico, ...
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Travel Photography: Church Domes in Mexico

I always loved taking photos of lines of sight, architecture, and structures. Domes is one of my favorite subjects.  Needless to say that the moment I went to explore Mexico I indulged myself in this topic. There are so many ...
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Renewing your Mexican drivers license

If you, like me, use a Mexican drivers license, you have to renew every 3-5 years depending on your license. I got my first Mexican drivers license in Quintana Roo, in Playa del Carmen, and that was only valid for ...
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Travel Photo’s, Images of Mexico

Sometimes our perception of a country is fed by travel brochures and media. Especially google Images shows us a filtered view of the world. Mexico for example isn't half as colorful as we believe. During my motorcycle trip from Cancun ...
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Can you get a Residence Permit in Mexico?

Imagine you visit Mexico on a tourist visa, an FMM, and you love it so much you want to stay! How to get a resident permit you wonder, since the immigration laws have become more strict and constantly refreshing your ...
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How to get an RFC number in Mexico

The Mexican Tax Authority is called Servicio de Administración Tributaria, also known as SAT. An RFC number is a Mexican Tax number, for both individuals and companies. You do not only need an RFC number for taxes. In this article, ...
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More strict visa rules for Mexico

The Instituto Nacional de Migración, or the Immigration department of Mexico is becoming more strict when it comes to visa rules. Immigration officers will be less flexible when it comes to the FMM or tourist visa. Was it rather easy ...
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