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Month: August 2020

Aug 23
Agua fresca, refreshing and delicious

Just about any ripe, juicy fruit can be used Nothing says Mexico like jars of colorful agua fresca lined up on a counter or street cart! Tasty, refreshing and often surprising, these simple fruit drinks are a tried-and-true standby for living in a tropical climate. They’re a good use of ripe fruit and make staying hydrated — […]

Aug 22
UNESCO: Protectd town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco

The fortified town, first established in the 16th century to protect the Royal Route inland, reached its apogee in the 18th century when many of its outstanding religious and civic buildings were built in the style of the Mexican Baroque. Some of these buildings are masterpieces of the style that evolved in the transition from […]

Aug 22
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is one of the most beautiful colonial towns. In fact, in 2017 and 2018, Travel + Leisure, a highly rated travel magazine, rated San Miguel de Allende as the best city in the world. The results were based on a survey that included responses from thousands of verified visitors. With San Miguel […]

Aug 22
Bureaucracy, Politics, and Bad Translation: The Complex Saga of

The snafu surrounding Mexico’s tourism website shows how quickly a valuable digital asset can disintegrate in the wrong hands. By ELISABETH MALKIN | AUG 18, 2020 3:34 PM The gibberish that recently popped up on Mexico’s flagship tourism website was so bizarre that it might as well have been concocted by a competitor. Earlier this month, […]

Aug 22
Luna de Queso’s New Location

Love architecture? So do we! So when one of our favorite restaurants, Luna de Queso decided to build, we watched carefully. We thought some may be interested in learning more. Architects: m arquitecturA Area: 347 m² Year: 2020 Recommended Products FIBER CEMENTS / CEMENTSULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School Restoration FIBER CEMENTS / CEMENTSEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel […]

Aug 22
Experience the Luxury of Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende

With an ideal location near the Presa del Obraje river in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, the luxurious Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende invites visitors to enjoy a much-needed vacation. The resort, part of the La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana collection, encompasses the artistic spirit that this city is known for. […]

Aug 22
How Americans are traveling this summer

A new survey of hundreds of Americans, conducted by data analysts at, revealed that 41 percent increased travel by RV, camping, and road trips in summer 2020. The virtues of RV’ing, in particular, have been extolled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, since it simultaneously enables travelers to satiate their wanderlust while maintaining a heightened degree of isolation and […]

Aug 22
San Miguel de Allende puts face masks on its statues

Faced with the resistance that some citizens still show to using the face mask as a measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the authorities of San Miguel de Allende, in Guanajuato opted to place masks on the city’s statues and murals in order to raise awareness among the population. The City Council of […]

Aug 21
December (Diciembre)

It’s Christmas time, and December events in San Miguel de Allende sparkle with color and tinsel, piñatas and posadas, high mass and low comedy. Many Mexicans get a longish vacation at Christmas, and though the beaches are the first choice of venue for many, a whole slew of them choose to spend the holidays in San Miguel. It’s […]

Aug 21

In November, events in San Miguel de Allende focus first on death, then on art & craft, jazz, and patriotism. The month begins with one of my favorite Mexican holidays, Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead. Study it closely, and this holiday will help you understand something of the Mexican character. This is not a heavily touristed […]

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