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Why Do Dogs Follow You Into The Bathroom?

Having a loyal pup... in the household certainly ensures an incredible amount of love from dog to owner, in a true “man’s best friend” fashion. Understanding your dog is fairly easy and it’s not hard to understand your pup wants to give you some delightful bits of love with kisses, but dogs can often behave in a more subtle manner…
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Mexico Produces More Avocados Than Anywhere Else In the World

There are 57 countries that produce avocados, but Mexico is by far the largest producer with its production growing at a rate of about 5% per year. Mexico accounts for about 45% of the world's annual production. The most recent figures indicate that Mexico produced over 14 million tonnes in 2014, followed by the Dominican Republic and…
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Mexican Income Taxes For Foreigners - Made Simple

Sept. 16, 2017 Update Taxes and death are the two things most people want to avoid, but here at Yucalandia we suffer from a peculiar malady of grimacing and facing-off with distasteful-but-necessary issues.  We recently addressed Death** ,  so, now it’s time for taxes. Disclaimers: ~ As with all legal issues, it’s BEST to…
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Securely donate to the relief efforts in the 5 affected states in Mexico

This is Courtesy of Pam Thompson-Webb - http://www.healthcareresourcespv.com I now have a 100%, completely reliable, confident and trustworthy donation source for Oaxaca, Chiapas and Morelos (a personal one). Maru Rodriguez, a friend of mine for many years has friends and family located in CDMX. We have been discussing how to get…
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Playa Canalan Is Now Restricted - For Paying Tourists Only

The following is the Google translation of an article recently published by Realidades, Tepic. Local residents are no longer allowed to use the Playa Canalan in El Monteon. Tourist developers privatize another beach in Nayarit, they do not want the "rabble, metiches or onlookers"(Local residents) to disturb the guests, under the…
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6 Month Tourist Visas Are Just That - Please Read

INM Continues to Increase Enforcement of Restrictions on 6 Month “Tourist” Visas For people who do not track multiple expat forums from around Mexico, there are some real-world updates from around Mexico that are worth noting. Since their 2012 rule changes, INM has been gradually cracking down on foreigners' abuses of "tourist"…
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Temporary Vehicle Import Permits Regulations Are Updated

Temporary Import Permit regulations are being changed again. Sept. 10, 2017 Aduana agents at various US-Mexico border crossings are shifting their stance on whether the US state registration paper is sufficient to get a Temporary Import Permit for US-plated vehicles.  In the past, US state registration paperwork was sufficient,…
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Was Your Credit Information Given Up by Experian / Equifax?

143 Million Credit Information Accounts Hacked at Experian – What to Do Sept. 9, 2017 Public Service Announcement: 143 Million Credit Card Accounts Information Stolen The folks at the Equifax credit reporting agency have again allowed hackers to steal our names, addresses, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, and credit information.…