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Old 09-02-2014   #1 (permalink)
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Family of 5 moving to PDC

Renting out the house, packing up or selling the stuff and coming down to live the dream. We are crave a simpler, peaceful, more enriching life in Mexico. We want to immerse ourselves in the beauty of this culture, and raise our children in a more promising environment than in the United States. We consider ourselves quite new age and our into alternative health, we love music and dancing, and great food! Salud to all!
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Good luck! Make sure you get all the proper residency paperwork in order, they’re pretty strict on that now.
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Renting out the house, packing up or selling the stuff and coming down to live the dream. We are crave a simpler, peaceful, more enriching life in Mexico. We want to immerse ourselves in the beauty of this culture, and raise our children in a more promising environment than in the United States. We consider ourselves quite new age and our into alternative health, we love music and dancing, and great food! Salud to all!
Congrats and keep us posted on your adventures!
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Renting out the house, packing up or selling the stuff and coming down to live the dream. We are crave a simpler, peaceful, more enriching life in Mexico. We want to immerse ourselves in the beauty of this culture, and raise our children in a more promising environment than in the United States. We consider ourselves quite new age and our into alternative health, we love music and dancing, and great food! Salud to all!
Enjoy!

We are a Canadian family living in Playa del Carmen, we moved about a month ago.
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don't know how to full on delete a comment so this is in its place.

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Enjoy!

We are a Canadian family living in Playa del Carmen, we moved about a month ago.
Very cool NIkky! I like your blog, is that just you or a colloaboration with others? Seems like alot of content for just one month stay!!??
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Very cool NIkky! I like your blog, is that just you or a colloaboration with others? Seems like alot of content for just one month stay!!??
It's me and my boyfriend. We went to Playa last year to visit schools and started the blog after. We write 2-3 articles per day.

My partner is a professional blogger and webmaster since 10 years. He owns a news website about science and I.T. which became a huge success in the mid-2000's.

We decided to start the blog about Playa when we saw that there wasn't a lot of information in French about Playa del Carmen and moving to Mexico (which was not a problem for us, but Mexico is also a popular destination in Quebec, France, Belgium, etc.).

Thank you for reading (or looking at?) our blog!

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don't know how to full on delete a comment so this is in its place.
Don't worry I read your question in my email:

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Very cool Nikky...how have you all liked it so far? Any pitfalls?
I like it. I like the sea, the people, the snorkelling, the fact that it's less stressful living here.

I'm having problem with the heat and humidity, I hope it gets better during the winter!! I'm sticky and feel dirty all the time!

Dealing with Mexicans is quite...special. They just don't have the same level of service that I'm used in Canada. And their driving is awful! I've witnessed 2 accidents (one today, the other one 2 weeks ago) since I moved!!!

Having said that, I'm happy to live here.

Why don't you tell us about why are you moving to Mexico? :-)

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Yes I can read your blog because I use the translate function on Google Chrome, very convenient as I like to get international perspectives as I gather information online....as for what brings me and my family to Mexico I can say that it has been a dream of mine to live here since 2004 when I first took a study abroad course in the Yucatan/Quintana Roo area for 34 days....what I experienced changed my life and I have come down 7 times since then for various events such as music festivals, my honeymoon, various adventures....you know the old saying, "it takes a village" well we have discovered there are not really any villages in the United States, and we feel at home in our surroundings when children are playing soccer in the zocalo late at night and families are out together for a stroll, snack and maybe even a beer at the beach while playing guitar or drums and singing to the moon. I hope to start a food tour business in the Riviera Maya. Anyhow, that is my why...I just love the Yucatan and Quintana Roo!!
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you know the old saying, "it takes a village" well we have discovered there are not really any villages in the United States, and we feel at home in our surroundings when children are playing soccer in the zocalo late at night and families are out together for a stroll, snack and maybe even a beer at the beach while playing guitar or drums and singing to the moon. I hope to start a food tour business in the Riviera Maya. Anyhow, that is my why...I just love the Yucatan and Quintana Roo!!
I think we share the same values!

I love seeing all those kids playing around. It's different in Canada, where parents seem to hide their children I don't know where!
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