Don't be like me

Let me tell you a story. I remember when I first moved to Mexico. I was full of excitement. I had read a bunch of articles and watched even more videos. I booked a month-long airbnb (first mistake!) and a one-way ticket to what I thought would be a Mexican paradise. You can imagine how surprised I was when I found out my airbnb was in the middle of nowhere, had no hot water, and was a hit among the cockroaches! Needless to say, I flew back to the US a few short weeks later. I could have saved my time, money, and sanity if I had only known what I'm sharing with you in this course.

Take the leap. Explore the world.

Moving abroad doesn't have to be a daunting process filled with endless Youtube videos and confusing blog posts. This course takes the guesswork out of your move. You'll get answers to your most important questions so you can be confident and prepared for your journey.

Some things you'll learn about

  • Housing

    Finding a place to live is the most important part of your move. You'll learn how to find housing here, what to look for, how to negotiate, and what types of houses to avoid. It also includes realtor contacts to help you in your search.

  • Money

    Learn what costs are associated with moving to and living in Mexico. Your questions about currency exchanges, ATMs, and money-related situations will be answered. You'll also learn how to avoid common scams.

  • Insider Tips

    You can avoid being overcharged, disappointed, and driven crazy by learning these insider tips. You don't have to learn things the hard way. Get the help of an expat that has been there and done that. These insights will save your time and your sanity.

Experience a magical world of culture

From the beaches of Tulum to the indigenous villages of Oaxaca, Mexico has it all. When you're in Mexico, you'll unlock a whole new world -- one that you have never experienced before. From food to fiestas, there's something for everyone in Mexico.
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Even more things you'll learn

There's a lot to learn to make your stay in Mexico as seamless as possible. Luckily, with this course, you won't have to learn them the hard way.

  • Visas: What you can and cannot do on a tourist visa + how to handle visa runs

  • Safety: How to maintain your safety while living abroad + what to avoid

  • Transportation: How to safely get around Mexico and avoid common scams

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • Bienvenidos!

    • Before you begin

  • 02

    All About Visas

    • Getting your Mexican visa

    • What you can and can't do on a tourist visa

    • How to do visa runs

    • Extra Resources

  • 03

    Finding Housing in Mexico

    • How to find easily housing in Mexico

    • How to find housing using Airbnb

    • What paperwork do you need to move into your house?

    • How much can you expect to pay for housing?

    • How do you receive mail while you're here?

    • What should you look for and avoid when searching for housing?

    • Playa Del Carmen - Which neighborhoods should you live in?

    • Extra Resources

  • 04

    All About Money in Mexico

    • Cost of living considerations

    • How much money do I need to bring?

    • Using and avoiding scams with ATMs

    • Extra Resources

  • 05

    Getting around and transportation options

    • Transportation

    • Extra Resources

  • 06

    Staying safe in Mexico

    • General safety while in Mexico

    • What to know about police and corruption

    • Taking care of your health in Mexico

    • Extra Resources

  • 07

    More Information

    • Phone plans and Sim cards in Mexico

    • How much spanish do you need to know to live here?

  • 08

    Next Steps...

    • You're finished!

Are you ready to dive in?

By now, you've seen other people experiencing the magic of life south of the border. Leaving behind high rents, boring jobs, and expectations to live 'normal' lives. You're thinking to yourself, 'That should be ME'! This course will turn your 'should be' into a 'will be'.
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