Discover Mexico through our genuine and honest content

ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TIPS

Choose your Mexico adventure

Meet the Editors of Mexico Insider

TRISHA VELARMINO
Editor-at-large

Trisha traveled to Mexico in 2018 with the hopes of only staying for 6 months. 4 years later, she found herself getting a residency visa in Mexico and now she’s here to stay! She’s helped over a thousand foreigners to move to Mexico hassle-free!

DANIELA RAMOS
Executive Producer

Born and raised in Mexico City, Daniela comes back to her country after a 3-year stint in Germany. She aims to show her country to foreigners in the most genuine way she can. Nobody knows Mexico better than the locals!

WHAT’S NEW?

Latest Blog Posts

POPULAR DESTINATIONS

Where do you want to go?

mexico city
MEXICO CITY
OAXACA CITY
oaxaca mezcal tour
SUSTAINABLE TOURS

Spending a day at Palenque Conejo’s mezcal field in Oaxaca

I always make sure to explain this to trip designing clients in Mexico as this is the frequently asked question: “why are local tours more expensive?”

Simple answer: because it takes money to produce something sustainably. I spent a day in Santa Catarina de Minas agave fields and here’s what I learned.

CULTURE

The ancient city of Teotihuacan: a must-visit in Mexico City

Discover the magnificent culture of the Aztecs when you visit Mexico City.

EXPAT LIFE

How to get an RFC in Mexico as a foreigner

A detailed article on how to apply for an RFC and pay for Mexican taxes.

VISAS

Travel requirements to Mexico explained

Everything you need to know about entering Mexico as a tourist.

TRENDING IN MEXICO

mexico residency visa categories
EXPAT LIFE

How to get a temporary residency visa in Mexico

Mexico’s immigration laws have changed for the last 2 years. At Mexico Insider, we are all foreigners who applied for a legal residency visa. Find out how to apply for a Mexico resident visa in this step-by-step guide.

OAXACA

Hierve El Agua is open again! Here’s what you need to know

Oaxaca’s Hierve El Agua is open after closing in March 2020. Aside from COVID, there were many reasons why Hierve El Agua was closed. We visited in November 2021 and here’s the latest update.

is los cabos safe
BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR

Is Los Cabos safe? Take it from someone who lives here

Los Cabos is one of the safest places to travel in Mexico. We wrote this detailed article with experiences because we’ve seen Los Cabos in many ‘dangerous places to visit.’ We live here and here’s what we have to say.

VIDEOS

#SUPPORTLOCAL

La Fogonera Sayulita: a food truck journey from Puebla

Every month, we feature local businesses in Mexico and tell their stories. This month’s highlight is chef couple Tamara and Radaii who traveled all the way to Sayulita from Puebla with their food truck.