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Category: Living in San Miguel de Allende

Jul 12
Mexico Drone Regulations

MEXICO DRONE REGULATIONS According to Mexico’s national aviation authority, Mexico’s Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGCA), flying a drone is legal in Mexico, but we recommend being aware of and compliant with the drone regulations listed below before doing so. If you’d like to contact the DGCA directly before you travel with any questions you might have, […]

Nov 20
The Ins and Outs and Ups and Downs of San Miguel de Allende

Getting Around San Miguel de Allende is a small city world-renowned for its beauty, friendly people and fabulous food. It’s no wonder that upon arrival, you will be enchanted and enthralled with this UNESCO World Heritage site.  The cobblestone streets, the narrow sidewalks, incredible indigenous art and the amazing architecture feel like paintings of a […]

Jun 29
Buying Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

What You Need to Know About Buying Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende Buying San Miguel real estate can be easier and more affordable than you might have imagined. There are properties to suit most tastes and budgets. Still, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind if you’re considering buying […]

Feb 19
SMA Lifestyle

Internationally for its beauty, culture and creative community, San Miguel de Allende has been attracting waves of expats from around the world for over seven decades. An estimated 10,000 expats now call San Miguel their home today. Declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2008, the […]

Feb 19
Eternal Spring

CLIMATE There’s a good reason why you’ll have to book far in advance if you want to visit San Miguel in February – the weather is fantastic! Temperatures average in the low 80’s and skies are sunny most afternoons. For folks who’ve had about as much snow as they can take, it’s a welcome relief. […]

Feb 19
Frugal Retirement in Mexico

2 years ago when my husband and I moved to Mexico from California, I planned to decompress only for a year before starting a business.  Well, 2 years later, I am still just playing around and no major business ownership other than a bit of consulting here and selling my paintings there. Why? Because I […]

Jan 19
Money and Visas

Money Although it happens less commonly now than it did a few years ago, visitors to San Miguel still sometimes ask how to bring in the cash necessary to pay for their stay or to purchase a home here. For various reasons, bringing in large wads of cash just isn’t done anymore. Today most visitors […]

Oct 19
Homesick? Will Missing Home Stop you from Relocating to Mexico?

It is very common to be fearful when you are considering moving to another country such as Mexico. You may be wanting to retire there or just start a brand new life, but what happens if you get homesick? Will missing home stop you from relocating to Mexico? You shouldn’t let missing your family and […]

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