What is it Like to Live in Mexico

what is it like to live in mexico

As a formula one fan, I am always excited when there is a Grand Prix in a country. It makes it interesting to learn and understand different cultures across the world. Mexican Grand Prix provides you with an opportunity to experience Mexico. However you might be wondering, what is it like to live in Mexico?

Attending a formula one race can be an interesting and great experience. You are going to enjoy not only the race, but you can also enjoy the country.

This would include interacting with people, visiting places and also eating local foods. I would enjoy such an experience, and I am sure you would also like to experience Tacos while in Mexico among other things.

If you would want to live in Mexico, it would be important to do your research and figure out what works for you. It is also critical that you choose what you need, and where you will stay while in Mexico.

For an American, Canadian and Australian, you might find that Mexico is slower for you than you are used to. It is important to have your expectations in check before flying to live in Mexico.

Formula 1 Racing in Mexico

The Mexico City Grand Prix, previously known as the Mexican Grand Prix, is a motor racing event held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City.

It first appeared as a non-championship event in 1962 before being held as a championship event in 1963–1970 and 1986–1992.

Since its return to the Formula 1 in 2015, the Mexico City Grand Prix has become one of the season’s most popular races.

Located in the suburbs of Mexico City, Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez offers easy access to the culture delights of this historic Latin American city.

Related: Has a Mexican Won an F1 Race Ever?

At more than 2,200 metres above sea level, the highest circuit on the F1 calendar offers an exciting atmosphere in the Foro Sol Stadium thanks to passionate support from the local fans.

In 2021, Sergio Perez had the best opportunity to win a home race. As a Red Bull driver, he has the car that can allow him to win the race.

Reasons to Live in Mexico

I do believe there are many reasons why you might want to visit or live in Mexico. Here are some that might be what you are thinking about;

  1. Proximity to United States.
  2. Low Cost of Living
  3. Affordable Housing
  4. Beautiful Beaches.
  5. Friendly People.
  6. Great Food.
  7. Rich Culture.

Let us dive deeper into each of the above reasons.

7 Reasons to Visit or Live in Mexico

Visiting or staying in Mexico is an experience you are truly going to enjoy.

Some of the reasons that make this interesting include;

  1. Proximity to United States.

Mexico is very close to the US. This promixity to the United States makes it easy and inexpensive to travel between the two countries.

In fact, you can also drive from the United States to Mexico. Therefore, if you want to travel from the US, it is pretty easy.

  1. Low Cost of Living

While this depends on where you are coming from, the cost of living in Mexico is generally low.

You are going to be able to save between 50% to 65% of your expenses, especially if you are coming from United States.

That means you are going to have more money for things like household items, a gardener and entertainment.

  1. Affordable Housing

One of the major cost items that affects someone is the housing. In Mexico, you are going to find affordable housing everywhere.

It does not matter whether you buy or rent. If your stay in Mexico is permanent, you could actually build your own house.

As you can see, it is possible that you can afford to live in Mexico.

  1. Beautiful Beaches.

If you do love beaches, then you are going to love visiting or living in Mexico.

For example, you can visit Riviera Maya along the Caribbean coast, or go to Pacific Coast to visit the Puerto Vallarta beaches.

  1. Friendly People.

In Mexico, you are going to meet and interact with friendly people.

This will make your visit or stay enjoyable. You will have people to talk with about your different cultures.

However, you should learn basic Spanish language to ensure you can easily communicate with local Mexicans.

  1. Great Food.

Another reason why you should enjoy living in Mexico is the food. Mexico has unique cuisine and you will enjoy of them.

If you truly love food, you are going to be happy to learn how different regions prepare their Mexican food.

You will also enjoy local seasonings which when added to Mexican food makes it sweet and tasty.

  1. Rich Culture.

When you visit Mexico, you are going to find a display of different kinds of traditional attire and architecture.

For example, you can see Spanish architecture blending with ancient Maya and Aztec.

This is part of the rich and vibrant culture that you can find in Mexico.


In conclusion, living in Mexico could be an interesting experience for you. However, like every other country, it has it’s pros and cons.

You should ensure you understand what  it is like to live in Mexico before you decide to move into the country.

However, if you are going to visit Mexico, and enjoy the sights and the culture as part of your formula one experience, then it might not be as tough as you think.

It is always exciting to visit a new country. If you are like me, and enjoy meeting new people while learning about new cultures, then travelling and living in Mexico could be a very exciting proposition.

As part of the larger Latin America, Mexico is the gateway to neighbouring countries that have similar unique cultures.

It is my dream to go and live in Mexico. While I might move in there permanently, I am sure I would enjoy living in Mexico for a couple of months.

For me, the climax would be the formula one weekend at the Mexico City.