Digital Nomads and Expats: Moving to Mexico
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Digital Nomads and Expats: Moving to Mexico

How to Thrive in Mexico
4.0 (7 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2018
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The basics of immigration
  • how to take care of their health
  • how to deal with medical and dental issues
  • how to rent an apartment or house and deal with rental agreements
Requirements
  • A Strong Desire to live in Mexico
  • A little Spanish
  • Flexibility ans patience
Description

In this course you will learn how to travel in Mexico and live there (if you choose to do so), for long periods. You will learn the basics about immigration, crime and violence, the ease of living in Mexico, what to expect when going to the doctor or dentist, how to take care of your health, what it takes to rent an apartment or house, the cost of transportation, cell phone usage, using the Internet, electricity, gas, and more.

Who this course is for:
  • Travelers
  • Retirees who want their dollar to stretch further
  • Digital Nomads
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Tourists
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 01:01:11
+ Coming to Mexico
7 lectures 31:08

How easy is it to get into Mexico? Nathan talks about the entry system in Mexico and what happens when you arrive.

Preview 02:25

How violent and crime ridden is Mexico? Nathan talk about how you can be safely in Mexico. We also talk about bribery an dcorruption.

Preview 03:59

Tap water in Mexico is not for drinking. Nathan talks about the origin of "Montezuma's Revenge". The biggest difference you can make happens before you go to Mexico.

Preview 06:49

When you visit or live in Mexico, you have access to lots of adventures and social activities. It is important to travel with a sense of adventure. Nathan shares where the action is in most Mexican cities.

Social Activities
06:12

If you are planning to spend a lot of time in Mexico, learning Spanish is very important. It improves your experience. When in Mexico, you are immersed in Spanish and you will pick it up. The best course of action is to start learning it before you go. The locals appreciate the effort you put in.

Learning Spanish
07:41

A Gringo who does not know the language, yo will miss out on deals. If you want to rent an apartment and go to the Gringo sites, you will pay 30-50% more than if you check the Spanish papers and web sites: www.vivanuncios.com.mx

Start thinking in Pesos. The way you live your life changes considerably.

Spanish newspapers
03:13

Overview of the section and what to expect when you come to Mexico.

Summary
00:49
+ Living in Mexico
6 lectures 26:20

Nathan shows you how to find local apartment deals instead of more expensive "Gringo"-prices rentals.

How to rent an apartment or house
05:19

Nathan shares how to protect yourself from crooked landlords.

Rental agreements and deposits
04:57

Different cities have different ways of getting around. Buses can range from small and crowded to luxurious to passenger vans.

Costs of local transportation
05:06

Nathan shares how he bought his cell phone. He used his local provider to get a sim card and access the local network. He discovered that phones can be locked to a carrier. OXO stores, like a 7-11, sell phones. They set your phone up very quickly. You can buy time for your phone very quickly at the cashier.

How to buy a cell phone
03:41

Many places have good wifi. There is a link to an internet provider in Resources.

How to use the Internet
03:56

Nathan goes over the Utilities situation in Mexico. The price you pay depends on where you are and how much you use the services. Nathan shares his costs of utilities.

Utilities
03:21
+ Wrap up
1 lecture 01:43

Congratulations on finishing the course! Now the real fun begins as you plan your trips and eventually, moving there.

Next Steps
01:43