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Located in the center of the country, Mexico City is the Mexican capital. Most populated town of Mexico, it attracts large numbers of expatriates who decide to settle there, seduced by a sunny environment and the hope for career prospects. To get a job in D.F., stand out on the labour market with specific skills, making you a unique candidate, and prepare in advance the formalities to get a work visa.

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Fiesta, mañana, music, friendliness, food, peace and tranquility... This is what life is all about in Mexico besides work and routine...

You may bring your cats and dogs to Mexico provided that you bring a health certificate and satisfy other requirements. Other pets are allowed as well, but you must contact the proper authorities for details on how to do so.

The lives of many Mexicans, young and old, revolve around the family. Children are welcome in most social situations, from big neighbourhood parties to intimate gatherings. If you move to Mexico with your children, you’ll have no problem finding activities for them. And while the Mexican education system does have its share of problems, by enrolling your children in school you’ll be providing them with a wonderful opportunity not only to learn Spanish but to make new friends.

Are you planning to move to Mexico? The most important first step is to spend some time in the country prior to making the move. Visit different regions and meet people, both Mexicans and expats. Ask how much it costs to rent houses and apartments, what the local schools are like, and if the area has any serious safety issues.

One of the best things about living in Mexico is travelling in Mexico. The country may look small on a map, but it’s a big place with a wide variety of places to visit. You have many options for travelling around the country, including by plane, bus, and car.

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Sketchbook: Mexico City

4 years ago

I am a writer and photographer; my family and I moved to Mexico City two years ago. This blog includes cultural observations and photographs.

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Teaching Sojourn

5 years ago

One teacher's commentary on the various places and schools at which he lives and works.

On The Road To Patzcuaro

5 years ago

Various stories of daily, weekly, monthly life in and around the Sierra Madre Mountain town of Patzcuaro, Michoacan. Stories include all the stuff that has happened in the last few decades preceding the journey to get here.

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