Came to CDMX from NYC. Lived in a bunch of cities around the US. CDMX is my favorite. That being said, it's still Latin America. Take precautions. I grew up in the NYC area around the gangs and stuff of the 90s and 00s. Here are a few tips to strongly consider
1) Live in Polanco, no farther north than Juarez, no father south than Escandon (unless you're going to Coyocan), no farther east than Roma or Doctores. All assuming you want to be near some action. Don't listen to these wannabe "woke" pe
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety badTap to open☀️Feels 19°66°19°67°AQI721$1,453 / mo18Mbps×
This place is a total gem! Bali/Thailand vibes + close to US. Also am impressed with their covid policies - not as much mask wearing, but I get an instant no-hassle temperature check virtually every place I go, which is so much smarter than stupid curfews, closures, and quarantine theater I dealt with in the US every day.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🙂 Good😀 Fun great👮 Safety badTap to open🌧Feels 29°84°26°79°🥵AQI422$1,821 / mo10Mbps×
Oaxaca is a city of arts, in its style, vibe and people it attracts. It has a wonderfully peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. I was here for a few months and really enjoyed it. I am more a business type of guy but if I'd be more relaxed I could image spending a few years here.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun okay👮 Safety okayTap to open🌥Feels 23°73°23°74°AQI523$1,187 / mo15Mbps×
Queretaro is a great under the radar city. For those that want a quieter lifestyle with superb weather year round and a US friendly time zone, this place is hard to beat for the price. One of the largest middle classes in Latin America allows it to have a very high quality of life. Some of the biggest pros are, low crime (lowest I've experienced in Latin America and safer than my hometown in the US), cleanest city in Latin America that I have ever been to, incredibly well preserved colonial down
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🙂 Good😀 Fun good👮 Safety okayTap to open☀️Feels 21°70°21°71°AQI27$1,100 / mo8Mbps×
Merida is a great place to work from with lots of people and many whom speak English, in fact I've been back i liked it so much. Rentals are very affordable, some of the cheapest in Mexico, but of course the cheaper it is the area isn't the best. There is much to do here, from heading to the Gulf of Mexico about an hour away, to visiting the ruins. Many, many places to eat and cuisines from around the world and for those who miss shopping at Costco no need to fear one is close by. Drive to P
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun okay👮 Safety badTap to open☀️Feels 30°86°27°81°AQI529$1,318 / mo12Mbps×
Spent one month living and discovering Guad and area. Walked, bussed and Uber when necessary. NEVER felt unsafe. My Spanish is very basic and yet was able to communicate. Friendly and helpful people! Amazing for such a large city!🌺❤️
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun okay👮 Safety badTap to open☀️Feels 22°72°22°72°AQI5910$1,132 / mo11Mbps×
I live in San Miguel de Allende, and have for about 10 months. I've found it very family-friendly, with a lot to do: horseback riding, fantastic restaurants, bars and dancing, hot springs, art shows, yoga meet-ups, etc. As well, the hospitals in nearby (1 hr away) Queretero are fantastic -- if you go private. There are a LOT of expats here, though most of the younger people are from Mexico City. The weather is the closest I've ever come to being perfect all year: low humidity, and highs of 25-3
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🙂 Good😀 Fun okay👮 Safety okayTap to open☀️Feels 21°70°20°68°AQI6711$1,737 / mo10Mbps×
Tulum is loaded with cenotes for exploring and cooling off, beautiful and unique! Find local Maya and listen to their dialect. Learn a few words in Maya, they love to share it! The only beachfront Mayan Ruins are here! Iguanas galore and photo opps! Get a guide, it's worth the history lesson, wear your suit under clothes for a refreshing swim afterwards. Most hotels offer beach clubs, low cost or cost of lunch/drinks, plus they have free wi-fi. Happy hours 2/1 with live music and the recently o
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 🧐 Pricey📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety badTap to open🌧Feels 31°88°27°81°🥵AQI4216$3,171 / mo12Mbps×
Guanajuato is not LGBTQ unfriendly except for rural areas few nomads would be interested in going to. Women who are bi or lesbian openly hold hands and show affection; not so for gay or bi men, but no harassment. In fact, in a nearby city, they are about to have a major fet life type of party. As for rentals, we tried to find a decent property there, and many low priced options are available, but most are a hella long walk to get to anything. So, it’s walkable in the sense you can walk to ____
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun okay👮 Safety badTap to open🌥Feels 20°68°19°66°AQI6918$1,255 / mo14Mbps×
I've been living in SF since 2014 and I have to say Cost of Living is misrepresented. It's a lot more expensive now (2020) than posted. 1-bdr in center is $3,500-$4,000 + $200-$300 for parking + $100-$200 for utilities. Almost impossible to find month-to-month rent, so this is for 1-year lease. Coffee for two + a pastry is easily $20. Dinner for two never less than $50, unless it's fast food (+20% tips are expected) and if you want actually something good it's at least $100 for two. Airbnb is $1
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😳 Way too expensive📡 Internet 🚀 Super fast😀 Fun bad👮 Safety okayTap to open🌥Feels 15°59°15°59°AQI4219$5,687 / mo67Mbps×
Good city to live in, welcoming to foreigners. Lived here for decades and always felt welcome by the people. Cost of living is low, only negative thing is that it is relarively new, with no real historic areas, and there isn’t as much to do as there is in other larger cities.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🙂 Good😀 Fun okay👮 Safety badTap to open☀️Feels 19°66°18°64°AQI6624$2,122 / mo10Mbps×
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