New York Times on Medical Tourism: Glowingly Upbeat Again

New York Times on Medical Tourism  makes readers want to go
New York Times on Medical Tourism from their Building in NYC

New York Times on Medical Tourism: Reporter’s Adventure

Even within her immediate circle of friends and family, a surprising number of people had traveled abroad to get fillings and crowns, whitening and implants. With good reason, it turns out. Because if the work needed is extensive enough, it is possible to save money even after accounting for the cost of travel. Continue readingNew York Times on Medical Tourism: Glowingly Upbeat Again”

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Personal Safety as a Tourist for Lake Chapala’s Medical/Dental Treatment

Personal Safety as a Tourist in Ajijic
Personal Safety as a Tourist is a given in Ajijic Jalisco Mexico.

Personal Safety as a Tourist Simply Does Not Cross Our Minds

When we gringos and others who live here walk around, our personal safety as a tourist is a non-issue. My friends who look like gringos promenade around town at night — going home alone from restaurants etc — without ever feeling threatened. Neither I nor anyone I know has voiced any concern about personal safety as a tourist. Continue reading “Personal Safety as a Tourist for Lake Chapala’s Medical/Dental Treatment”

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Immigration vs Tourism: Making Money vs Spending Money

Immigration vs Tourism has tons of cars and pedestrians.
Immigration vs Tourism at the world’s busiest border crossing in Tijuana.

Immigration vs Tourism: Emotion vs Reason

Mexicans are better hosts, partly because North Americans going south for medical tourism — or merely tourism — bring dollars. OTOH, Mexican immigrants “take jobs”. Not jobs that Americans and Canadians clamor for. And immigrants generate jobs because they buy food, clothing, shelter, etc, too. Plus, they send money home, so their families can afford more American imports. Yet, while Mexican immigration makes tons of economic sense, it also upsets some gringos greatly. Continue reading “Immigration vs Tourism: Making Money vs Spending Money”

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Things To Do Around Lake Chapala: Tourism on Medical Leave

Things to do in Lake Chapala are endless.
Things to do in Lake Chapala? Enjoy the lady flowers.

Want things to do around Lake Chapala? While healing on holiday, what’s the holiday part? In Ajijic and the other towns, lots. Visitors from the north like the many fun activities. Continue reading “Things To Do Around Lake Chapala: Tourism on Medical Leave”

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