Madeline Milne

An Expert on Expat Lifestyle and Travel in Mexico

About Madeline

Life in Mexico

I have spent the last seven years living on the Pacific coast of Mexico and traveling across much of the country.

While mainly focusing on the popular  tourist destinations, I have also travelled through central Mexico, Yucatan and Oaxaca. 

Life as an Expat

Taking a big leap in the summer of 2011, I moved my company to Puerto Vallarta, raised my son and got married in Mexico. I have experienced many of the ins and outs of this country. From schools to car insurance to animal rescue and living a life day to day, I share these experiences through my writing and photography.

Traveling beyond the Resort

With a population of 120 million and a land mass greater than Western Europe, Mexico is also the 5th most bio-diverse country on the planet. All of this leads to unique geographical regions, elaborate cultures, Unesco protected heritage, ancient cultures, and amazing people. Relax beachside or explore the tiny villages, there is truly something for everyone in Mexico. 

All the things


From 2010 to 2016 I was the CEO and Editor of Mexi-Go! - a lifestyle magazine, with corresponding trade shows and an online portal to  promote Mexico to Canadians and others who were considering travel and retirement in Mexico. While in hiatus, you can access past issues of Mexi-Go! here. 

Vallarta Tribune

Since 2013, I have been the editor of the Vallarta Tribune. Published weekly, all year, the newspaper is the widest distributed and longest publishing English newspaper in Banderas Bay. Editorial content features tourism and expat information, along with events and community news. 

Travel in Mexico

Contracted by Moon Guides in 2017, I am currently researching, photographing and writing the 2019 edition of the Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Costa Alegre edition. 


Graphic design, web design, product design, branding and marketing for local businesses in Mexico and international clients. 


Through my travels I have sourced unique handmade artisan products including silver and beaded jewelry, ceramics, clothing, embroidered and woven fabrics, baskets, painted gourds, coconuts and mythical wooden creatures. 

Way Back When

Before doing a 180' and moving to Mexico, I specialized in Commercial, Residential and Luxury Real Estate Marketing for major corporations such as RE/MAX, Cushman Wakefield and Sotheby's Int'l Realty.