March 11, 2016

They say first impressions are the most important, do you remember what your first ever impressions of Mexico or Monterrey were? What you did on your first day?

 

 

 Maybe it was taking a leisurely drive up the Sierra Madre to Chipinque to take in the Vistas, perhaps quie...

March 9, 2016

 

 

In a yearly survey made by HSBC bank, Mexico ranked on the top countries preferred by expatriates to work in. Together with Vietnam, Qatar and Czech Republic, Mexico has been ranked on the top since 2007.

 

It is no surprise that Monterrey would be one of the top citie...

March 7, 2016

 

Mexicans and Irish what could they possibly have in common other than drinking beer, liking their parties and their national football teams dressed in green?

 

Well, a little more than that...

In 1846 following the USA declaration of war against Mexico, an Irish-born des...

March 4, 2016

As a newcomer to Monterrey forget the masses asking you about your past life, education or basically anything relevant to your conscious being. Be prepared to know, and I do advise you to do your research to be able to answer the age old Monterreyan question to any new...

March 3, 2016

 

Informing my parents and friends of my imminent move to Monterrey with wife and child the first few comments I received were how could we/I move to such a dangerous country?

 

My parents, are obvious experts in all things Mexican due to their 30 minutes a day glued to t...

February 29, 2016

 

How many times have you asked this question or heard someone ask this?

As safe as a city with a population of over 5 million can be, it has good and bad areas.

 

Below some tips regarding where to live if you are planning of moving in to Monterrey.

San Pedro Garza Garcia,...

February 24, 2016

 

So you moved in to Monterrey, great! It´s a lovely city, people are friendly, weather is nice and you start realizing it´s big! You´ve been in a taxi or you´ve got a colleague or relative to drive you around. Traffic is crazy and heavy. Would you ever drive here?!

 

Let...

February 23, 2016

San Pedro offers a myriad of great places to eat. We tested quite a few this month and here are a few that stood out.

 

Gallo 71

 

Hip and trendy little brother to La Nacional and located in Vasconcelos this is by far the best steak we´ve had in a long time. Even though it...

February 21, 2016

So you took some Spanish lessons in school and you´re all confident you´re ready to chat like a local... All of a sudden there are phrases that make no sense, words that are alien to your Spanish lessos, what happend? Regio slang...

 

We´ve collected some of the phrases...

February 18, 2016

For a change, get away from the city to this beautiful Pueblo Magico

 

Tired of the hustle and bustle of the city? Go for a drive in to the Carretera Nacional towards Santiago. Recently assigned the title of "Pueblo Magico", this small town keeps a beautiful colonial arc...

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