Expatriation: some tips before moving to Mexico

Want to be surrounded by heavenly beaches, good weather and a lot of fun?’a meal that awakens all the senses ? So moving to Mexico will always be a good option. Crystal clear waters to enjoy all year round’year, streets flooded with color, music to the rhythm of the mariachis, tequila to end the evening and a diversity of cultures, what more could you want? ? Find out more about life in Mexico !

Now, a study in which the following indicators were taken into account (satisfaction with the quality of life, satisfaction with municipal services, satisfaction with the performance of the town halls and the’social spirit), highlighted the ranking of the best and worst cities to live being the following results:

The best cities to live in Mexico

We often hear bad things about Mexico. However, there are Mexican cities where it is good to live.
Here are some examples of the best cities to stay in.

  • Merida
  • Yucatan
  • Aguascalientes
  • Mazatlan
  • Colima

The worst cities to live in Mexico :

A l’Conversely, some Mexican cities are more hostile and less pleasant to live in.
Here are now some examples of the worst cities to live in Mexico.

  • Chilpancingo
  • Guerrero
  • Campeche
  • Acapulco
  • Ecatepec de Morelos
  • Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  • Chiapas

L’accommodation in Mexico

We must now know that Mexico is a country where social inequalities are at their highest’agenda, so we can find the two extremes according to the’The best places to live in Mexico: wealth or poverty, but it’s not the only one’there is no compromise.

This is reflected in the price of the’Accommodation, which varies considerably depending on the type of accommodation’This is reflected in the price of the place we choose. For example, in the case of Puerto Vallarta, the price per square meter can reach 1,000 euros. In Oxaca and Acapulco, the price is between 600 and 700 euros.

On the other hand, in the regions of Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo, the price per square meter is between 160 and 180 euros.

Price of public transportation in Mexico City

As public transportation prices vary depending on the region we are located in, we will analyze the cost of public transportation in Mexico City as follows

Minibuses and cars:

  • Until’5 km away: 4,00€
  • From 5 to 12 km: 4,50€
  • More than 12 km: 5,50€


  • Until’5 km away: 5,00€
  • More than 5 years old : 6,00


  • In the case of cabs, the’Well-known lowering of the flag’The cost of living in Tuxtla Gutiérrez amounts to a total of 8.74 € for every 250 meters or seconds charged 1.07 €.
  • In the case that the signal is issued on the public highway takes place in public, the price is 13.10 € and is charged 1.30 € every 45 seconds or 250 meters.
  • In the case of’a radio cab, 27,30 € are charged for the ride’lowering of the flag and 1.84 € for every 250 meters or 45 seconds.

Mexican culture and customs

feast of the dead mexico

In Mexico, it is still possible to find until the end of the year’There are 56 indigenous groups that maintain their language and customs and are recognized as nationals.

It should be noted that Mexican cuisine has been recognized in 2010 as intangible heritage of the’humanity by the’UNESCO. This can be understood as a fusion between Hispanic and Latino ingredients while preserving their identity. With thousands of’Aromas and flavors, Mexican cuisine transports you to a world of sensations that go far beyond what is known.

Today’Today, in Mexico, religion plays an important role in the lives of its citizens and this is reflected in the following days the presence of religion in many national and regional festivities. The Day of the Dead was celebrated on November 1 and 2. During these days, offerings are made in the cemeteries, visiting the graves of their loved ones with their favorite foods and drinks to the rhythm of music.

The Mexican culture does not fear death and this theme is deeply rooted in their customs.

Carnivals also stand out among its customs, especially those of Veracruz and Mazatlán. The two carnivals take place the days before Ash Wednesday and the streets are filled with music, dance and good humor.

The two Mondays after July 16, the “Moons of Cerro” or “Guaelaguetza” are celebrated. Considered as l’one of the most important and oldest festivities, This tradition, which dates back to the cult of the god of corn, consists of exchanging gifts and services. This festival is typical of the 7 states of Oaxaca.

N’don’t think twice and pack your bags ! Mexico is waiting for you !