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No Fixed Address

Mexpatted waxes philosophic about her ambiguous address in Mexico City. This is a repost from a few years ago, and in the time since then the mystery has […]

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Over the Counter Drugs in Mexico – Tred(a) Carefully!

I got sick and could have gotten sicker…some things to keep in mind before you take what the doctor gave you. There was a day, a day like many […]

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Over the Counter Drugs in Mexico – Tred(a) Carefully!

I got sick and could have gotten sicker…some things to keep in mind before you take what the doctor gave you. There was a day, a day like many […]

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The Metro, Part III – The Ugly

    In Part I of this series on the Metro, I focused on the many great things about the mass transportation system in DF.  In Part II, […]

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The Metro Part II, The Bad

The Bad – some bad, some simply irritating… In Part I of this series on the Metro, I focused on the many great things about the mass transportation […]

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The Metro – Part I, The Good

  What, Me Worry? When you are a tourist in a place like Mexico City, especially if you are not from a big city yourself, you might be […]

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The Metro – Part I, The Good

  What, Me Worry? When you are a tourist in a place like Mexico City, especially if you are not from a big city yourself, you might be […]

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Visa Fail

 I wrote this a few years ago about my experience of getting my temporary residence card – I still have flashbacks.  I hope this will help you avoid […]

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Visa Fail

 I wrote this a few years ago about my experience of getting my temporary residence card – I still have flashbacks.  I hope this will help you avoid […]

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My First – and Last – Bullfight

Let me cut to the chase – it was awful.  Not particularly bloody or gruesome, but horrifying to me nevertheless – maybe even more so because of the […]

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Where to Buy Organic and Possibly Grass-Fed Meat in Mexico City – Updated 2016

I have been on the hunt for grass-fed beef since expatting, and I am happy to report that I have been able to find not one, but two […]

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Restaurant Review: Christmas Day Dinner at Au Pied de Cochon

This year, The Gang met up for Christmas Day dinner at Au Pied de Cochon, located in the El Presidente Intercontinental Hotel – famous for high-end French fare, […]

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Street Food: Tacos at El Rey

I love tacos.  Although we have had some great ones in various restaurants, it cannot be denied that the best ones are the ones that get eaten on […]

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Time to Get Back in the Ring: Mexpatted Reinvents Herself

Expatting provides an opportunity for reinvention…requires it, in fact.  No matter how much you try, you are simply not the same person you were at home.  At first, […]

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