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.




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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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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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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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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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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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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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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