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  • The Move to Mérida Guide: Table of Contents

  • The Move to Mérida Guide Synopsis: Cliff Notes Version of the Guide

  • The All About Mérida Guide: Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1        Planning a Move to Mérida? Everything You Need to Know NOW 
  • Chapter 2        Is moving to Mérida right for you?
  • Chapter 3        Getting to Know Mérida: A Quick Glance at History, Demographics, & More
  • Chapter 4        Considering Expat Life? 14 Signs You’re Ready 
  • Chapter 5        Broaden Your Perspective:  Mérida Research Trip 
  • Chapter 6        Etiquette: Respecting Local Customs and Traditions
  • Chapter 7        Stay Connected:  Local Sources for All You Need to Know
  • Chapter 8        Connecting with Expats: Here’s Where to Find Them
  • Chapter 9        Exploring the Streets: A Guide to the City’s Layout
  • Chapter 10      Discovering Centro: The Heartbeat of the City
  • Chapter 11      The North & Suburbs: From Local Charm to Luxury Living 
  • Chapter 12      Hop on Board: Buses, Taxis, & Ride Platforms
  • Chapter 13      Hit the Road in Style: Rent a Car or Hire a Driver
  • Chapter 14      Over or Under: When and How Much to Tip
  • Chapter 15      Budgets: Understanding the Cost of Living
  • Chapter 16      Pharmacies, Supplements, & Prescriptions: Costs & Resources
  • Chapter 17      Hospitals & Clinics: Top 10 Things You Need to Know
  • Chapter 18      Finding the Best Doctors & Dentists: Tips and Recommendations
  •                          Research Trip FAQ’s
  • Chapter 19      Taking Time to Reflect:  Post-Research Trip Debrief 
  • Chapter 20      Breaking Down the Process: How to Navigate Residency in Mexico
  • Chapter 21      Is shipping your possessions worth it? A cost comparison for moving to Mérida
  • Chapter 22      Once May Not Be Enough:  Follow Up Trips to Mérida 
  • Chapter 23      Exploring Local Markets: A Comprehensive List
  • Chapter 24      Basic Spanish: Learn Before You Move
  • Chapter 25      All About Kids: A List of Schools & Fun Activities
  • Chapter 26      The Ultimate Dilemma: To Bring or Not to Bring Your Car to Mérida
  • Chapter 27      Overcoming Obstacles: Moving Despite Negative Feedback
  • Chapter 28      Furry Family: Pointers for Bringing Pets
  • Chapter 29      Never Miss a Beat: The Foolproof Timeline for Moving
  • Chapter 30      From Chaos to Clarity: My Personal Organizing Plan
  • Chapter 31      From Birth Certificates to Wills:  Essential Legal Documents Expats Need
  • Chapter 32      15 Mistakes I Made After Moving to Mérida
  • Chapter 33      Making the Move: Essential Dos and Don’ts for Expats
  • Chapter 34      First Month in Mérida: Settling into a New Life
  • Chapter 35      Gastronomy Scene: A Journey Through Restaurants, Street Food, & Grocery Stores
  • Chapter 36      After the Move:  Short Term Rental
  • Chapter 37      Banking: Discover the Benefits of Having a Local Bank Account
  • Chapter 38      Spanish Resources & Slang After You Move
  • Chapter 39      Scam Alert: How to Spot & Avoid Deceitful People & Situations
  • Chapter 40      A New Chapter:  A List of Things to Do to Avoid Boredom