Vogue’s “Destination of the Month”: San Miguel!

May 28, 2011

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 3:40 pm

San Miguel de Allende was selected as Vogue’s “Destination of the Month” in May 2011.

2011 San Miguel Restaurant Update

May 20, 2011

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel — Annie @ 2:38 pm

Even in tough economic times, great new restaurants continue to open in San Miguel de Allende. All cuisines, all price ranges, from an organic burrito place to elegant posh hotel dining rooms.

Celebrations for Easter 2011 in San Miguel

April 9, 2011

Filed under: San Miguel de Allende Events — Annie @ 3:14 pm

Numerous religious processions and other Easter traditions begin two weeks prior to Easter Sunday in San Miguel de Allende. During 2011, the first prelude to Easter is on Sunday, April 10, as the Procession of Our Lord of the Column takes place overnight from the Sanctuary of Atotonilco when devout parishioners transport a statue of Jesus on foot into the church of San Juan de Dios in San Miguel, about 12 miles away.

Keeping Crime News in Perspective!

February 26, 2011

Filed under: Safety In San Miguel — Annie @ 9:58 am

Sensational news reporting makes it seem as though all of Mexico is on fire with drug wars.  There are indeed some horrible stories, but in much of the country, daily life continues as usual – without fear and without danger.  Here in San Miguel, we are having a beautiful start to the 2011 spring season, […]

Archeological Site Opens South of Town

February 12, 2011

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 12:12 pm

The newest/oldest sight to behold in San Miguel: The archeological zone of Canada de la Virgen, located 30 km south of town and getting ready to open to the public on Feb 15th, following 10 years of excavation and restoration by Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Sacred to the Otomi Indians in […]

2010 Holiday Meals in San Miguel

December 18, 2010

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel — Annie @ 11:51 am

On vacation in San Miguel this December? … or just not wanting to cook a big holiday meal? Many local restaurants and hotels will be offering special holiday menus for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2010.

Martha Stewart Likes San Miguel!

November 30, 2010

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 6:28 pm

Martha Stewart enjoyed her visit to San Miguel in mid-November 2010.

Good Article about San Miguel – Dec 2010

November 20, 2010

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 12:28 pm

Fans of San Miguel de Allende will appreciate a great article about the town that is appearing in the December 2010 issue of Smithsonian Magazine.  It gives some recent history regarding the rise of San Miguel as an arts colony under the activities of the late Stirling Dickinson, while it also features current residents Dotty […]

Turkey Dinners for Thanksgiving 2010

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel — Annie @ 10:38 am

Many San Miguel de Allende restaurants will be featuring traditional Thanksgiving dinners on Nov 25, 2010, for turkey-seeking American visitors!

Jazz & Blues Festival Starts Nov 10th

November 5, 2010

Filed under: San Miguel de Allende Events — Annie @ 11:56 am

The San Miguel Jazz & Blues Festival 2010 is coming!  San Miguel will welcome, once again, some of the greatest musicians from the international Jazz and Blues scene. This year the program (which runs from Nov 10 – 14, with a special extra performance on Dec 3) will include the extraordinary Mexican singer Magos Herrera, […]

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