August 23, 2016

Regardless of the reason you are visiting Mexico for, If you are staying less than 180 days and you´re entering by plane, this information is for you!

The INM (National Immigration Institute) is offering all visitors entering by air the option of an FMME (Electronic Mul...

May 16, 2016

 

In a large and thriving metropolis like Monterrey, deciding where to live is an important decision because let’s face it if you are not happy getting home, putting your feet up on the sofa and breathing a deep sigh of ‘I’m home’ then what’s the point? 

 

Certain factors...

April 25, 2016

One of the toughest choices I had to make when moving to Monterrey was where to enrol my little angel at 17 months of age.

 

As a first time mother I find the thought of leaving my baby to the care of strangers very difficult to deal with. The Swedish system is designed...

April 20, 2016

Have you recently landed in Houston airport and seen the massive queue ahead of you with 5 officers sitting in the 30 booths available?

 

Personally, I´ve always wondered what Global Entry was all about and how you avoid going through the processing lines. In Sweden and...

April 14, 2016

We often get questions regarding importing cars into Mexico so we decided to look into it and answer the FAQ´s we get.

 

Just as a note in advance all the information below was collected by interviewing people who work in the Mexican Customs, CIITEV centers, Transit offi...

April 11, 2016

Being a veg-head in certain parts of Mexico is challenging, especially in the north, the land of the carne asada. However, I would argue that Monterrey is leading the nation in vegetarian friendly cuisine, regardless of the fact that there is a taco stand on every stre...

April 5, 2016

Living in Europe with my Monterrey native girlfriend I was used to hearing how much she missed her local breakfast Taco cart “Jaimes”. It was all getting rather old after 2 years together. I mean how can you beat a good old plate of Bacon and eggs for breakfast? The th...

March 29, 2016

 

Visas...Resident or tourist? Temporary or Permanent? What is best? Where do you find the information? It´s all in Spanish!

 

Well we encounter that too...So we decided to look deep in to this and try to make a simple table for you. Lets see if we can help you decide and...

March 21, 2016

Are you still using your foreign card to get money out of the ATM´s? If so you are not alone, some of us even though we have moved to Monterrey still use our foreign bank accounts.

 

In my case I still go to the ATM and withdraw money from my European card in order to p...

March 15, 2016

 

Lately the craft beer industry has been rising like its foam in Monterrey. A variety of local craft beer is available now in different venues.

 

According to the producers this trend started with foodies going to festivals and directly to the breweries for samples and f...

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