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.




April 1 2021, a visa tax for Mexico needs to be paid

April 1, 2021, a new visit tax (VISITAX) needs to be paid for all visitors to Quintana Roo that come from abroad. You can either pay this tax when booking your trip, during your stay, or before departing from the ...
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motorcycle insurance Mexico

How to get a car or motor insurance in Mexico

If you want to participate int he Mexican Traffic with your own vehicle You will need Mexican insurance. To me this was such an unclear process, since I won a motorcycle, I could only find car insurances. But a quick ...
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buy a motor Mexico temporary resident

Can you buy a motorcycle in Mexico on a temporary resident permit?

There is a lot of information about bringing your car into Mexico and renting cars, buying a car and changing plates available on the internet, but about buying a motorcycle there is not so much. Since I recently bought a ...
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drivers license, Mexico temporary resident, Quintana Roo

How to get a Mexican drivers license on a Temporary Resident permit

If you want to travel to all the best places to visit in Mexico a Mexican drivers license will give you so much more freedom. You cannot use your home drivers license when you are staying In Mexico on a ...
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park the car in Playa del Carmen

Where to park your car in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen changed from a sleepy little fishermen town to a fast-growing Tourist hot spot. With new short-term rentals and Airbnb on the rise, the city gets crowded especially during the high season. I think besides finding a quiet ...
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I am a resident in Mexico can I get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

If you live in Mexico as a temporary or permanent Resident you probably wondering if, when, and where you can get your vaccine for COVID19 if you want to get vaccinated. The Mexican Government recently spoke of Mexican Nationals until ...
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time in Mexico Cancun

What is the time in Mexico

So when I wrote this article for my Dutch website Leaving Holland, I realized that buying a watch for my MC trips might not be such a good idea. In my black and white operating mind, I picture myself constantly ...
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Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum weather per month

What is the best time to visit Quintana Roo's popular holiday destinations, I get those questions a lot in the email. But it is hard to answer, for what I experience as hot might be pretty cool for you or ...
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best time for Cancun

What is the best time to visit the Riviera Maya

When is the best time to travel to Holbox, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Tulum and all the other wonderful cities in Quintana Roo's Riviera Maya? Let's hustle the calendar a bit and work with tourist season periods ...
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seaweed in Playa del Carmen Cancun

How about the Sargasso in the Riviera Maya?

It is sargasso time! All the way from San Pedro up to Cancun, and everything in between Mahahual, Tulum, Puerto Aventuras, Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos and Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel. the beaches are once a year plagued ...
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