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.

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 VisitMexico.com

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 SatelliteInternet.com, 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 11
April

April 2-5: Mid-week Semana Santa Observances. These lesser processions during Holy Week in San Miguel de Allende are no less heartfelt. They provide the big build-up to Good Friday, the most solemn and awe-inspiring day of the year. April  – Good Friday. Good Friday is the most solemn and beautiful religious spectacle in the San Miguel de Allende calendar. […]

Aug 06
March

First Friday in March – The Festival of “Nuestro Señor de la Conquista”. The faithful come to the Parroquia to recite 33 prayers, one for every year of Jesus’ life on earth. conchero dancers preform in front of the Parroquia on this day, arriving shortly after dawn and dancing till dusk. They dance in honor of “Christ […]

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