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Mexico travel tips from a long-term expat

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About Me

Hi! I’m Nellie  — a book author, a travel writer, serial expat and fun mum. Having traveled to over 140 countries and lived in six of them, I am now a long-term expat in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

On this blog, I’ll be sharing everything I’ve learned about Mexico: from its amazing foods to its unique culture, world-famous archaeological sites and lesser-know secrets.

Join me on my journey as I dig deep and go under the surface of Mexico. Read more about my travels worldwide on

What Interests You?

Colonial towns

Beaches and Islands

Ancient Sites

Explore Mexico with Me !

Mexico with Kids

Outdoor Adventures

Mexican Festivals

Mexico Destinations

Mexico City

Mexico’s city is massive, energetic, and frankly, misunderstood. Go a little deeper and you’ll discover a dynamic, multi-faceted city brimming with culture, history and character.


Poised along the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Tulum is famed for its crystal-clear turquoise water, cenotes (underwater caves), and well-preserved Mayan archaeological site.

San Miguel de Allende

Pastel colored colonial buildings and leafy green parks line the enchanting cobblestoned streets; church bell towers ring and the smell of jacaranda flowers fill the air. With a magical setting and a distinct European flair, San Miguel de Allende has stolen the hearts of many, including mine.

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