After moving to Merida, we wanted to do a few things: get the pets in safely from India and find a local vet, learn Spanish, buy a car, and get our temporary Mexican residency. We did all these things, but the permit for residency takes time and you are not allowed to leave Mexico during that
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If you haven't already seen, I've been posting a lot of pics on my Instagram of Panama and all my outfits. While I have a more practical, packing list (coming next week), I thought I'd do a fun, stylish guide on what to wear in Panama as well! Of all the articles I am writing
Literally the minute Ben and I got to Mexico, we wanted to have a car. Of course, Ubers and taxis are here in Merida but we just like to have our freedom. Buying a used car in Mexico as a foreigner is possible but it's not like India where we lived prior, and we could
This post is in a paid partnership with Rosetta Stone. I love being an expat and being thrown into another culture, learning to live the way they do. I did this is Goa for over 5 years and it definitely taught me a lot about life! I'm now excited to do the same thing in
A few weeks ago, Ben and I went to Ohio to visit my family and friends. I get so excited to go home! Since 2012, it was just a visit once a year (July) since I was all the way in India. But, this year, I had to come back from India to Ohio in
When I moved to Merida, I was, of course, excited to travel in Mexico, be an expat in a new city, and explore Merida in-depth. But, I was also really excited to decorate a house, be able to go shopping at places I couldn't in India, and cook food that I wasn't able to get
I have been a big fan of Kiwi.com for years now, writing about it several times and never sponsored by them but just showing you ways that I use them to save on flights. I get newsletters from them and a recent one said they had a new "nomad" tool. The Kiwi nomad tool is
Lately, I've noticed in Facebook comments people are asking what it's like being an expat in India compared to Mexico and if I can share a little bit about it. It's really hard to compare two countries and I haven't been living in Mexico that long but I want to write about this since you're asking -