Monthly archive May, 2013

Wouldn’t You Love to Ride a Train to the Beach … or Mayan Pyramids?

Many Americans and Canadians love riding trains. While the use of practical trains for commuting is returning, far more interesting are the tour trains that run through picturesque locations with beautiful scenery and stopping at interesting little towns. Why We Love Trains So Much For myself, I remember riding a train through the countryside back...

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NAR Mid-year Meetings, Washington, D.C.

NAR Mid-year Meetings, Washington, D.C.

As usual the midyear meeting of the National Association of Realtors ® (NAR)  had a truly international flavor. The Global Networking Reception presented an opportunity for REALTORS® from around the Globe to renew acquaintances with old friends and make new ones. Dr. Lawrence Yun NAR’s Chief Encomiast shared the podium with La Vaughn Henry from...

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Retirement Trends in Mexico

http://www.topmexicorealestate.com/


I was recently perusing some survey results which had been posted online (here and here.) The surveys are fairly outdated (2006) but I think they still shed some light on trends that we can see among U.S. retirees coming to Mexico. These are some of the interesting numbers I pulled out: Activities Top activities which...

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Museo Dolores Olmedo

Museo Dolores Olmedo

Tranquillity in the Big City


You can travel thirty-two kilometers from the zocalo (town square) to the quaint canals of Xochimilco and still be in Mexico City. Just short of this is a retreat, the sixteenth century monastery/hacienda/Museo Dolores Olmedo, home to the largest private collection of original Diego Rivera paintings, Frida Kahlo works and the largest private collection of...

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