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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.

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 […]

Sep 14
Romance Rules in Beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende is known as one of the prettiest cities in Mexico. Here are some romantic things to experience on a visit to this colonial city in the Mexican highlands, northwest of Mexico City. Sensuous Spa Treatments La Gruta Spa is about 10 or 15 minutes outside of the city and has wonderful […]

Sep 12
San Miguel de Allende Promotes Its Events Infrastructure as Part of Reopening

Last updated: 04:11 PM ET, Fri September 11 2020 DESTINATION & TOURISM  SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE  WHY IT RATES: The famously picturesque Mexican colonial city is already recovering well from COVID-19 fallout, with available hotel capacity at 50 percent. Now, it’s anticipating an increase in meetings and events, including plenty of weddings, once crowd-size restrictions are lifted. […]

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
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. […]