Podcast 021: Discover the Benefits of Being Over 60 and Living in Mexico

Podcast 021: Discover the Benefits of Being Over 60 and Living in Mexico

In this episode of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian discuss the benefits of living in Mexico for individuals over 60.  One of the main advantages of retiring in Mexico is the lower cost of living compared to other parts of the world. They then dive into the benefits…

Podcast 020: The Mayan Train: Discovering Mexico’s Lesser-Known Towns and Natural Wonders with Susana MacDonald

Podcast 020: The Mayan Train: Discovering Mexico’s Lesser-Known Towns and Natural Wonders with Susana MacDonald

In this episode of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto welcomes guest Riviera Maya region real estate agent Susana MacDonald to discuss the latest developments and opportunities in Mexico’s real estate market. They begin by highlighting the accessibility of transportation in the area, particularly with the future addition of a train that…

Podcast 019: From California to Mazatlan: A New Career and Life in Mexico with Janet Blaser

Podcast 019: From California to Mazatlan: A New Career and Life in Mexico with Janet Blaser

Watch my first interview with Janet where she talks about the cost of living in Mazatlan –  In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico, host Risa Morimoto welcomes guest Janet Blaser, an author who shares her experiences living in Mazatlan for the past 17 years. She advises listeners to start retirement in a place…

Podacst 018: Common Mistakes When Relocating to Mexico

Podacst 018: Common Mistakes When Relocating to Mexico

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast,  Risa and Taniel discuss various topics related to living and retiring in Mexico. They touch on the importance of language and communication, the pitfalls of closing all accounts too quickly when relocating, the need to gather wisdom from experienced expats, and the significance of distinguishing between…

Podcast 017: Navigating Residency and Immigration: Insider Tips for Your Dream Retirement in Mexico with Dr. Gabrielle Smith

Podcast 017: Navigating Residency and Immigration: Insider Tips for Your Dream Retirement in Mexico with Dr. Gabrielle Smith

In this episode of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto is joined by guest immigration expert Dr. Gabrielle Smith to discuss important aspects of moving to Mexico for retirement. The episode covers various topics related to obtaining residency, including the process at consulates, documentation requirements, and changes in visa issuance.  Dr. Gabrielle,…

Podcast 016: Insider Tips for Buying Property in Mexico: What Every Buyer Should Know

Podcast 016: Insider Tips for Buying Property in Mexico: What Every Buyer Should Know

In this episode of Dream Retirement in Mexico, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian provide valuable insight for prospective buyers interested in purchasing property in Mexico. They stress the importance of considering rental potential when making a purchase as this is a common way for people to make income while they are not staying at…

Podcast 015: Purchasing and Renovating Your Home in Oaxaca, Mexico with Suki Tranqille

Podcast 015: Purchasing and Renovating Your Home in Oaxaca, Mexico with Suki Tranqille

In Episode 15 of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto chats with guest Suki Tranqille to discuss their experiences and lessons learned during their journey of moving and buying property in Oaxaca, Mexico.  Suki shares advice and cautionary tales about working with architects as contractors, emphasizing the importance of separate architectural plans…

Podcast 014: Relocating to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico with Michelle Wedderburn

Podcast 014: Relocating to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico with Michelle Wedderburn

In this episode of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, Risa is joined by guest Michelle Wedderburn to discuss the process of moving abroad and settling in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Michelle emphasizes the importance of self-assessment, urging listeners to prioritize personal preferences and internal factors over the cost of living. She recommends visiting…

Podcast 013: Discovering Mérida: A Charming City with Affordable Healthcare and Convenient Transportation Options with Nicholas Sanders

Podcast 013: Discovering Mérida: A Charming City with Affordable Healthcare and Convenient Transportation Options with Nicholas Sanders

In Episode 13 of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto chats with Mérida real estate agent Nicholas Sanders to discuss various aspects of retiring or living in Mérida. The episode covers a range of topics, including real estate prices, popular neighborhoods, financing options, and transportation. Nicholas provides insights into different areas for…

Podcast 012: From Vacation to Relocation: Exploring the Realities of Living in Mexico’s Popular Tourist Destinations with Kirsten and  Mark Raccuia

Podcast 012: From Vacation to Relocation: Exploring the Realities of Living in Mexico’s Popular Tourist Destinations with Kirsten and  Mark Raccuia

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico, host Risa Morimoto explores key factors to consider when retiring in Mexico with Kirsten and  Mark Raccuia. Kirsten and  Mark share insights on topics such as credit cards, banking, and healthcare. They discuss the importance of getting credit cards before retiring to maximize benefits and credit limits….