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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

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