Gringation Cancun

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Gringation Cancun
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, I came to Cancun to study tourism in 2005. After four tough but exciting years of university, I’m now starting out on my independent life in this vibrant destination.
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  • How to Tell Your In-Laws You're Pregnant 1 week ago Jorge and I wanted a special way to tell his family about the baby, especially because it will be the first grandchild for his parents and the first niece or nephew for his brothers. My wonderful mother-in-law has been throwing out not-so-subtle hints for years that she would love grandchildren...
  • THE Big Announcement! 3 weeks ago So whenever I have an announcement to make, people always assume it’s a pregnancy announcement. That’s just one of the side effects of being a 20-something female! But this time… it’s true! Jorge’s a big gamer, so we made this for our Facebook announcement: I’m 3 months along with Baby...
  • Why I Can't Compete with Mexican Women 3 months ago My first clue was 9 years ago at university here in Cancun. In 1st semester, my Mexican classmates would frequently ask me, “Laura, where are your earrings?” “Laura, why didn’t you do your hair today?” “Laura, why do you have huge bags under your eyes?” So for the past 9 years, [...]
  • A Gringo's Guide to Being on Time in Mexico 3 months ago Arriving at social gatherings in Mexico is a true art form. For Mexicans, it comes naturally. They know exactly when to show up for parties, coffee dates, dinners, etc without offending anyone or being offended by others. For expats, we need a few years of careful cultural study before we finally...
  • A Cancun-Style Fairytale 4 months ago In summer 2005, I left my family and friends behind. At age 19 I had moved to Cancun, a place where I didn’t know anybody. My first memory of the city is riding in a van from the airport to the downtown bus station. The van passed through the entire length of the [...]

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Mexico Honourable Mention Award!

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Don Davison
19:37 PM November 13, 2012

Very well written, very enjoyable, and very professional. One of the best.

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