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Dear LA Times: and another thing….

A few weeks ago I wrote the post Sorry, LA Times, You’re Out Of Line and finished with this: After thinking about how far off she was in this article I started thinking about things I should tell her if she ever comes back to Mazatlán. So here goes, Tracy…on your next trip to Mazatlán don’t be surprised if: – you see piles of garbage on a street corner. Garbage is picked up three times a week here (and get...

Sorry, LA Times, You’re Out of Line

Last week a friend shared a link on Facebook to a story about Mazatlán. She expressed how ugly and mean spirited the article was, and I headed right over to the LA Times to read it. I’ll just wait here for a minute while you go check it out – don’t worry it won’t take long. So now you’re back. What did you think? I was blown away by the pointlessness of the article. It seemed as though the only...

The Shame of House Hunters International

It’s our guilty pleasure, how about you? I love reading books about the expat experience but I also love to watch House Hunters International and see people look for a place to live in interesting locations around the globe. We have our DVR set up to record the show, and lately we’ve seen people move to Budapest, Sarajevo, Brussels, and Dublin. But we’ve been watching the show for ages and there are a few things that we see over and...