Do You Need To Speak Spanish In Mexico?

One thing that is not entirely clear to travellers who have never been to Mexico is whether or not you can get by in the country without Spanish.

Considering its proximity to the United States, one might expect that everyone here will be able to handle themselves in English.

For better or for worse, this isn’t true. 

Panama City vs Mexico City: Which City Is Better?

It’s time to go head-to-head once again!

This time, we’ll compare Panama City and Mexico City and determine which is better for visiting or living. In many ways, these two capital cities are similar – they are both modern, they both have a large number of expats and they are both easily accessible from the USA, with a large number of cheap, daily flights from major American cities.

I’ll say right off the bat that both are solid choices for someone looking for an introduction to Latin America.

But there are some differences that you’ll want to consider before choosing either one of these destinations…

Guanajuato, Mexico – City Guide for Nomads and Expats

Located in the geographic centre of Mexico in the state of Guanajuato. One of my all-time favourite cities, and considered to be one of the most beautiful in Mexico. It was once a rich silver mining town built up by the Spanish.

The 12 Sexiest Latin American Weather Girls


After a bit of a hiatus, I’m back to writing. Looking forward to chatting with ya’ll again. 

The reason for my absence is that I’ve been in Canada. I was contracted to do a bit of work here and I’ve been spending most of my time on that, hanging with family and tying up some loose ends here in my home country.

But, I’m happy to announce that next week I’ll be off once again to Latin America! Where exactly? You’ll have to stay tuned to find out.

What I can tell you is that you can expect much more content from My Latin Life in 2017.

I thought it’d be good to kick things off again with a post that’s easy on the eyes – something that even the illiterates among us can enjoy.

Here are the 12 Sexiest Latin American Weather Girls:

Ciudad Juarez – City Guide for Nomads and Expats

*The following city guide was written and submitted by Matt H.
Ciudad Juarez is the largest city in the state of Chihuahua and was previously known as Paso Del Norte (pass to the north in Spanish). Located on the United States border across from El Paso, Texas, it is an important trading post between Mexico and the US.

Monterrey for Nomads

Monterrey, Mexico – City Guide for Nomads and Expats

An important business and industrial city in Mexico. Probably the richest city in the country (Mexico City would be a close second) It’s very much an American-style city with a lot of fast food joints and hotel chains. Very modern, and many people are well-off and sexy.