San Miguel de Allende, with its colonial architecture, cobblestone streets and 300 yearly festivals, certainly warrants a visit. But with so many excuses to go, how do you determine the optimal time? The following three festivals inspire and excite the senses without being overrun by...

Shopping has changed in a big way as consumers become more conscientious about fair trade, humanitarian rights and cultural respect. Choosing businesses that respect and honor these issues has become a critical way to show support of ethical practices. Abrazos, home of Patrice Wynne’s San...

Chilcuague has become something I prize. I actually can’t imagine living without it, and you’ve probably never heard of it.

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The Alborada is one of the many amazing parties of San Miguel de Allende. San Miguel is famous for their fiestas and this is one of the biggies. First of all, it starts at 4 in the morning. Yeah, that’s right. Starts. Second, it...

Everyone loves a good massage. Whether long hours traveling, exciting days jam-packed with activities, or just the daily grind, massage is an amazing way to let go of physical and emotional stress, leaving you rejuvenated for what’s ahead. Watsu, a type of massage done...

San Miguel is known for many things: colonial architecture, hundreds of festivals, beautiful weather and all the art you could ever want. Cheap eats is not something that appears on this list, however. Certainly it’s less expensive than restaurant prices in the United States,...

Mexico is known for its abundance of traditional candies, differing from one region to the next. While your average foreigner may be aware of some of them, the variety is astounding, often using fruits and combinations we otherwise wouldn’t be able to imagine. I’m...