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The Lakefront Promenade in Lake Chapala, Mexico
The Lakefront Promenade in Lake Chapala, Mexico
The Lakefront Promenade in Lake Chapala, Mexico

Pros and Cons of Living in Lake Chapala

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 09, 2022

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in Lake Chapala, Mexico. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Lake Chapala

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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