Category: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-era city in Mexico’s central highlands, is known for its baroque Spanish architecture, thriving arts scene and cultural festivals. In the city’s historic, cobblestoned center lies the neo-Gothic church Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, whose dramatic pink towers rise above the main plaza, El Jardín. The Templo de San Francisco church nearby has an 18th-century churrigueresque facade.

Dec 02
Meet the Neighbors!

Felipe Elias Juarez Age: 58 Career: Master Weaver, 35 years Hometown: San Miguel de Allende Every Saturday morning you will find Felipe Elías Juárez artfully laying out his handmade 100% wool rugs, blankets and ponchos at Mercado Sano’s beloved farmer’s market. Born and raised in San Miguel, Felipe has been a master weaver for the […]

Nov 28
Trip Report : Kaneri

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Oct 16
Health protocols in place, ready for arrival of monarch butterflies

Michoacán sanctuaries prepare to receive tourists with Covid-19 precautions in place Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Monarch butterfly sanctuaries in Michoacán are preparing to receive tourists for the upcoming arrival of the migrating butterflies, which is expected to begin around November 1. But visitors this year will find new health and safety protocols in […]

Oct 16
For Canadian snowbirds, better to isolate from Covid in a warm climate

Biggest risk might be the airline flight itself By Elisabeth Ashe Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 With coronavirus cases rising daily, particularly in four of Canada’s most populated provinces, Canadians are turning to Mexico for some winter respite. Having lived part or full-time in Mexico for over 25 years, the thought of not returning to […]

Oct 12
Mexico hopes US, Canadian visitors will reactivate tourism this winter

Mexico hopes US and Canadian citizens, weary of lockdown, will look south. Published on Thursday, October 1, 2020 Authorities are counting on tourists from the United States and Canada in the coming months to reactivate the sector, which has been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. In a joint press conference Wednesday night with Deputy Health […]

Oct 12
Finding Romance in San Miguel de Allende

It’s one of Mexico’s most charming and artistic cities, dominated by colonial architecture, cobblestone streets and colorful gardens. San Miguel de Allende has received awards for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and it is an ideal choice for visitors looking for romance. From luxury hotels, art galleries, spa experiences and cultural […]

Oct 12
Guanajuato launches tourism restart campaign

The state of Guanajuato, located in the center of Mexico, in the region known as El Bajío, and home to the colonial jewels of San Miguel de Allende and the state’s capital, Guanajuato City, has started its tourism reactivation with the launch of its new brand with the slogan “Guanajuato, live great stories. “We are […]

Oct 12
San Miguel de Allende named world’s best small city

It is the third time the city has won the Condé Nast Traveler award Published on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine have chosen San Miguel de Allende as 2020’s Best Small City in the World as part of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA). This is an award the city has […]

Oct 12
San Miguel de Allende in Mexico named best small city in the world (again)

San Miguel de Allende has been named the best small city in the world in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards.Described in its award entry as a “hub for expat artists”, the city is four hours northwest of Mexico City, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, and is known for its Spanish Colonial architecture […]

Oct 10
San Miguel De Allende, Mexico — Once Again — Chosen ‘Best Small City In The World’

Do you have a favorite world city? One of mine, San Miguel de Allende, returned to the annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards at the top of the “Small Cities in the World” list. San Miguel had also been recognized as the “Best Small City in the World” in 2017 and 2018. This year, more than 715,000 readers […]

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