And there was only one creepy guy out of the bunch!
Word to the wise, never ever get in anyone's car you just met (or have met only a couple of times).
Probably not a great idea if the age gap is wide--and there's a lot of 20-something teachers and 40-something students.
You're probably going to be seen less as a serious dating prospect and more as a fun play toy to be picked up and then tossed aside.
I feel like I’m a little out of touch with all the details of expat life...
If you're working at a language school, chances are there will be plenty of other single foreigners. Classes or Groups If you're freelancing and not taking classes, look for organizations in your industry (such as a group for software programmers) or language exchange groups on sites like Or sign up for Spanish classes at UNAM or International House. Alianza Francesa has a wide network of French language schools in the city. You'll also find that if you go salsa dancing at places like Mama Rumba you'll find plenty of willing partners. I know another teacher who dated her student and I've got "I would date you" vibes from countless male students, both cute and old/disgusting/married.