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Mexico’s Bicentennial Celebration 2010

Mexico’s Bicentennial Celebration

Originally published in Explorando Mexico

Mexico is getting ready for an extraordinary celebration in honor of its 200th anniversary of its Independence and 100th anniversary of its Revolution. Everything designed to commemorate these two great dates is linked to the ideal of renewing Mexico’s identity and historic continuity. (more…)

Manzanillo a Perfect 10 – Tourism Article

Manzanillo: still a perfect 10
Despite its brush with fame, Manzanillo remains one of Mexico’s quieter resorts

Monica Zurowski
Calgary Herald

It took the budding and beautiful Bo Derek, cornrow braids flying behind her, to put Manzanillo on the map. The year was 1979. A romantic comedy called 10, starring Derek and Dudley Moore, became one of the year’s biggest movies. In the film, the middle-aged Moore becomes obsessed with Derek and follows her to a tropical paradise. (more…)

Mexican pensioners discounts card

Living in Mexico offers many financial and lifestyle benefits. One that very few know about is offered by the government for senior citizens. The Instituto Nacional de las Personas Adultos Mayores (INAPAM) provides many services including organizing cultural events, fitness, excursions, health seminars and illness prevention, psychological support services, teaching, discounts at shops, services and transport agencies and more.  It is available for people starting at 60 years of age and they issue you an ID card, free of charge which you need in order to participate in the program. This is also a great place for people to volunteer to work with other seniors teaching computing, crafts or anything else. (more…)

Driving in or through Mexico, DF (Mexico City)

So you’ve decided to embark on a trip through or to Mexico City. You will want to know the regulations before driving through DF (Distrito Federal, Federal district).

Make sure you have nothing in the vehicle that is not yours and that you cannot account for. Make sure you have notarized copies of all your documents (driver’s license, passport, FM3, title to the vehicle) at home or in the car and keep the originals in the other location. (more…)

Driving and travel tools in Mexico

We have assembled our favourite links, tools and trip recommendations for you before you begin your journey in and around Mexico. Beyond the obvious (know your route and get your maps in order, update the GPS, etc.), here are a few things you may not have considered. (more…)

Buy and car in Mexico or bring one from the US or Canada?

Many people wonder if buying a car in Mexico is a good option or whether to bring a vehicle from home. The answer is depends on your own situation but here are a few matters to consider to help you make your decision. (more…)

Bringing a vehicle to Mexico

Here are a couple of steps you need to take when you decide to drive across the border into Mexico. If you abide by these rules, you’ll be making sure you can legally take your trip to Mexico by car. This information was last checked on November, 2004. We expect that not much has changed but it is always a good idea to check with the official agencies for the latest applicable information before beginning your journey. (more…)

Invest in Colima – port activity, transportation, incentives

The State of Colima is an exciting option for investors that have the vision to tap the full potential of our resources, modern infrastructure and well-educated population. But these are only several of the factors that make Colima an attractive investment choice. Residents enjoy a standard of living well above the national average, and among both residents and the government there is a strong culture of respect for the natural environment. All of these elements makes Colima a serious player in the global competition for business investment. (more…)

Luxury and Boutique Hotels in Costalegre and Colima

Las Alamandas

Las Alamandas Resort is located midway between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo along the famed “Costalegre” region of Jalisco Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Managed as an elegant, private estate where guests are accorded the highest standards of hospitality, this exclusive beachfront hideaway is situated on over 1,500 acres of pristine tropical Paradise with only six villas accommodating a maximum of 30 guests. (more…)

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