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.

 

 

Articles

Seaweed Cancún, 2019, update, sargassum, hotel zone, all inclusice, holiday, status, is there seaweed in cancun, Playa del Carmen, Rivierea maya

Seaweed problem in Cancún in 2019

As I walk the beaches and try to avoid the seaweed that is covering the white sand at the shores of Cancún I cannot feel a little worried about the quantities of it, and yet, I have learned on the ...
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bus ride, cancun, safe, walmart, mercado 28, downtown, hotel zone, how to get a bus, price, cost

Taking a bus to Walmart or Mercado 28 in Cancún

Many people wonder if it is safe to take a bus out of the hotel zone in Cancún. And to my big surprise, I have seen a few that got very nervous when they realized they were leaving the hotel ...
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cancun, colours, discover, explore, walking around, downtown, visit

Off the beaten path: Cancún treasures

Most people visiting Cancún stay in the Hotel zone and some drift of to Mercado 28 or Walmart, not many wander about in the city and I found myself on the bus several times with people pointing out to me ...
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Maya ruins Cancun, Mexico

El Rey Archaeological Zone in Cancun Mexico

It is worth a quick visit before going to the beautiful Playa Delfines, or after you have visited the Maya Museum just a little down the road: El Rey Archaeological Zone, with the remains of Maya culture and explanation about ...
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MUSEO Maya, Cancun, Mexico, Mayan Museum, Tourist tip, visit, entrance fee

A visit to the Mayan Museum in Cancún, Mexico

To be honest, before I entered the museum, over lunch, I googled the difference between Aztecs, Maya and Inca's. For I knew they were all tribes or population that once lived in Central and South America but I had no ...
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wrong payment, inm mistakes, visa application mexico, temporary resident visa, payment slip, name, correction, devolucion de pago

I made a mistake with my visa payment in Mexico

Applying for a temporary resident visa for Mexico is easy, believe me, all the paperwork you need to get together and present to the embassy, the consular interview, all a piece of cake. Once you are entering Mexico the hardest ...
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cancun, mexico, safety, feeling safe, voilence, hit men, experience, drug cartels, tourism, tourist

Do I feel safe in Cancún?

The first thing that came to mind was typing "Mexico" instead of "cancún" in the title, but I changed it, for being in Cancún makes me realize that it is probably not a genuine picture of Mexico itself, with all ...
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INM, Mexico, resident card, procedure, temporary resident, visa, forms, payment, how to, where to start

How to change your Visa to a Temporary Resident Card in Mexico

When applying for a temporary resident visa for Mexico in the Netherlands I had really no idea that step 2 would be so hard. Nobody tells you anything and nothing is explained properly, I just kind of found out by ...
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Mexico, visum, cancun, toerist, 180 dagen, exit tax, belasting, kosten, prijs,

Applying for a temporary resident visa for Mexico

After being in the Philippines for over 3 years, I moved to Mexico. For me, it was important to have a visa upfront and preferably a long-stay visa, since I was tired of the visa extension procedures I went through ...
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Embassy philippines Den hague

A consular Interview, what does that mean?

Depending on the country you want to visit you need a visa, and depending on the Embassy you apply for your visa the application might involve a consular interview. When your visa application is received by the consulate, they will ...
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