Synergy Spanish

This system teaches you Spanish, the easy way - not the academic way. With only 138 words you will be speaking Spanish.

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The Best Vet in Mexicali!

Dr. Rafael, the best veterinarian anywhere; he's close to the border, speaks English and has lived in Arizona! Click

U.S. Federal Benefit Programs

Benefits.gov (www.Benefits.gov) offers information on more than 1,200 Federal and state benefit programs. Simply complete the free and confidential Benefit Finder to receive a list of programs you may be eligible to receive.

Mexican Auto Insurance

This company has been with us since 2008. They are the oldest and best established insurer for those of you travelling to Mexico.
Mexico Insurance

From Baja California’s famous Guadalupe Valley

www.winesfrombaja.com

Carbonite

Carbonite is a secure way to back up your computer. It is also a big help if you have to migrate to Windows 10. It is even a bigger help if your computer gets stolen or your house burns down or you files are locked out by Ransomeware. Be safe for pennies a day! Click for Carbonite info.


Mexican Factories are beating out China!

Mexico is beating out China as an offshore manufacturing site. U.S.firms should consider moving to Mexico instead of China. […]

How safe is Mexicali … and Mexico? Part 2

Mexico can be as safe as anywhere if you just use your common sense. […]

Foreign Ownership of Coastal Property in Mexico

A newly proposed constitutional amendment may now make it possible for foreigners to purchase restricted zone real estate directly, provided it is residential property. […]

Swine flu in Mexicali

Here we are, all hunkered down in Mexicali because of the flu. For a couple of days, we just stayed home, but tonight we decided to take a drive around town. […]

Is Donald Trump the New Bernie Madoff?

Yeah, just the begging of the end for your investors

While looking to re-locate to Mexico, Jim and I made several trips to Rosarito Beach. Although the weather was great, and we could get a place right on the ocean, Rosarito Beach was not for us.

Why? Because it was just to […]

Truth, Justice, and the Mexican Way

Our friends dancing in Los Algodones this winter

Normally I don’t get into the news, but the arrest of Edward Chrisman, 88, and his grandson, Gary Chrisman Jr, 40, deserves comment. Jim and I are not political types, and we don’t live in some quaint town with cobblestones, or in a resort. We live […]

Margarita time…

Jim and I, now that we are retired, are beginning – just beginning – to learn how to relax. Tequila and margaritas are part of our decompression program from a hectic life of work in the U.S.

Tequila

Tequila

Tequila is a national treasure in Mexico. For centuries it has been made and produced, […]

How safe is Mexicali … and Mexico?

Seized narco-money

This post is prompted by a comment sent in by one of our readers. He is coming to Mexicali on business, and wonders if he will be safe.

That’s a very fair question. My short answer is “yes.”

Jim and I could only afford to move to a border town. The trip […]

Christmas in Mexicali

A beautifully decorated Mexicai home

“Tis the season to be jolly.” Christmas is almost upon us. During our drives through the Mexicali nighttime streets, most of the homes are lit up with Christmas lights, and even some impressive nativity scenes.

Christmas for Mexicans, is the most important religious holiday of all.

Christmas is a […]

Mexico is more affordable than ever!!!

The peso is getting cheaper!

I know I wrote about the rise of the dollar versus the peso back in October, but it just keeps getting better!

In the last three months, the Mexican Peso has lost 37% of its value against the U.S. Dollar.

Let me re-phrase that – in the last three […]