Mexico Shopping Excursions

Posted May 12, 2014 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, Safety, Shopping.

Shopping Across the Border Having grown up in Southern Arizona near the Mexico border, cross-border shopping trips have long been one of my favorite ways to while away the day. My family, friends and I all have many fond memories from numerous day trips we have taken across the border into Mexico, to stroll around… Read more »

Mexico Grocery Shopping

Posted September 4, 2013 by & filed under Al Barrus, Food, Living in Mexico, Shopping.

Mexico Grocery © Al Barrus

I often comment on blogs about how much cheaper things are south of the border. I’m mostly referring to things that are labor-related. For example, a haircut in Saltillo, in the northeast region of Mexico, usually costs 50 pesos, or about four bucks, and no tip is expected. I’m told that prices drop even more… Read more »