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Jun 09
Horseback Riding with Coyote Canyon Adventures

Whether you’re visiting San Miguel de Allende for just a few days or you’ve become a resident, you’ll want to book an excursion with Coyote Canyon Adventures. The staff is friendly and efficient from the moment you arrive at their office on Zacateros in Colonia San Antonio.    I went out on the half-day horseback […]

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, […]

Jun 21
Mexico uses the metric system

Mexico uses the metric system of weights and measures (as opposed to the Imperial system, which is what Americans use). If you are not used to the metric system, it might seem intimidating at first, with all of those m’s and l’s, but if you spend a little time learning it, you’ll realize that it’s […]

Jun 07
Meet the Locals: Miguel Cabrera, La Reliquia Antiques and Artifacts

Owner: Miguel Cabrera Business: La Reliquia Career: Antiques and Artifacts, 3 years Hometown: San Miguel de Allende Location: Ancha de San Antonio #17 On a daily stroll down the Ancha you will often see Miguel Cabrera proudly standing outside greeting passersby while setting up his intimate antique shop La Reliquia at Ancha de San Antonio […]

Dec 08
Virtual Activities

Hosting or joining a virtual meeting Facebook added a free group video chat feature called Messenger Rooms. Here’s how to use it. 11 Ideas for Virtual Events. Joining a Zoom Call for the First Time; Fun and Easy Online Connection. How to use Zoom like a pro: 13 hidden features to try at your next […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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