I love Dia de los Locos. It brings out the crazy in even the calmest, most mild mannered folk. It’s an annual parade all about expression, freedom, and whatever inspires your wild side. 60 years running, this parade has expanded from 200 dancers to 15,000!...

First of all, Mexico is amazing. Ok, but that’s just my opinion. When I moved here I had no intention of staying, but I also had no idea what an expansive country full of cultural riches and natural beauty I had arrived in. I guess...

Overlanding in Mexico is an art form. Many foreigners are nervous to do so, though our experience has been pretty positive. Often we’re asked about road tripping in Mexico – if we feel frightened, how we do it and what routes we use. It’s important...

There is no shortage of gorgeous gourmet restaurants in San Miguel de Allende, but sometimes you just want some authentic regional Mexican food cooked to perfection at an adorable hole in the wall. Then, I highly recommend Carmen’s. There is nothing pretentious about this place!...

Most Americans cringe at the thought of bus travel, unless their familiar with Mexico’s transportation system. While buses in our homeland tend to be dirty, cramped and full of questionable folk, Mexico’s buses are quite the opposite: clean, spacious, inexpensive, safe and easy.

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I talk a lot about our power as consumers on my blog - how we can vote with our dollars for products and services that do right by the planet and our health – but what about good taste and fashion? Just because we are...