Expat Guide to Living in Manzanillo
Whether you're already living in Manzanillo or preparing to move to Manzanillo, our Expat Guide to Living in Mexico offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Manzanillo. For answers to specific questions, visit our Mexico Forum to talk with expats in Manzanillo.
Expats in Manzanillo enjoy wonderful winter weather and very hot summers as they engage in all kinds of outdoor activities... All right by the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Ocean.
An expat from Vancouver provides a detailed report on moving to Manzanillo, Mexico. Having already lived in Lake Chapala, this is some well-informed insight into what is available in Mexico.
One semi-retired expat in Manzanillo, Mexico said, "We are living the "american dream" in Mexico. We have a wonderful life." She went on to explain that Manzanillo has a small, active expat community. And, she said that an retiree on a budget of $1,000 per month could live comfortably. Someone with a budget of $2,000 could live very well.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Manzanillo handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Manzanillo by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
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Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Manzanillo Reports
What are people's priorities in Manzanillo - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Manzanillo:
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More Moving to Manzanillo Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Manzanillo? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Manzanillo? Below are some of the responses from expats in Manzanillo:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Manzanillo with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Manzanillo, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
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Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Manzanillo. If you are already living in Manzanillo, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
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Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Retiring in Manzanillo Reports
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Manzanillo, by filling out our Overseas Retirement report. Below are some of the reports from expats in Manzanillo:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Manzanillo? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Manzanillo? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
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