Mexican Sweets For The Day of the Dead

shawn olaughlin Day of the Dead, Sweets

The Day of the Dead is a festive time for remembering and celebrating our loved ones who have predeceased us. The tradition originates from Mexico and falls on the first two days of November (All Saints Day and All Souls Day). In Mexico, we buy sugar skulls to ornament our festive tables and altars. Mexican candy and sweets are also …

Awesome Things To Do In San Miguel de Allende-Mirador Vist

10 Awesome Things To Do In San Miguel de Allende

Joanne Silatei Things to Do

Our quaint city continues to top the list of Travel & Leisure’s Best Cities in the World to travel! Here are 10 awesome things to do in San Migel de Allende Stroll The Plaza Not only the most beautiful part of the city, but also the most lively, is the main square also known as the Jardín Principal or Plaza de …

Gifts For Foodies From Mexico-coffee in San Miguel

4 Gifts For Foodies From Mexico

Joanne Silatei Foodie, Travel Tips

We all want to bring home pottery, colorful textiles and other crafts that fascinates us, but if you’re looking to find gifts for foodies from Mexico, you are in the right place! San Miguel’s culinary delights not only come with an interesting and unique history but they taste delicious. Here are the perfect foodie gifts for friends and family. Mexican …

The History Of Chocolate In Mexico-Best Chocolate in San Miguel

The History Of Chocolate In Mexico

Joanne Silatei Sweets

Have you ever wondered where the chocolate came from? Mexico! The history of chocolate in Mexico can be traced back to ancient civilizations and their deep roots. Cacao was considered a gift from the gods and was used for healing, spiritual ceremonies, and as a form of currency. One of the favorite treats of the world wouldn’t be here if …

Street Food In San Miguel de Allende

Why Street Food Is A Must While In San Miguel de Allende

Joanne Silatei Street Food

Some of the most delicious and authentic food served in San Miguel de Allende comes from street food vendors who’ve been serving their culinary delights for multiple generations. Here’s what you need to know. Each Vendor Has A Specialty Think of street food vendors in a similar manner as you would a food truck, who offers a small menu of …

2019 Resolutions Every Foodie Should Be Making

2019 Resolutions Every Foodie Should Be Making!

Joanne Silatei Foodie

While most people are setting resolutions to diet more and eat less, foodies understand that quality counts and food is to be enjoyed. Here are 2019 resolutions perfect for foodies! Travel For Food Is there a chef you admire? Travel to dine at their restaurant. Is there an international cuisine you love? It will without a doubt taste better prepared …

Tequila Tasting In San Miguel de Allende

Joanne Silatei Drinks

Tequila is one of Mexico’s top exports but what many people don’t know is that Tequila is as diverse and complex as any wine, whiskey, or bourbon. Here’s what you need to know before you order your next shot or margarita. True Tequila Can Only Be Grown In Mexico’s Designated Growing Regions Just like Champagne must be grown in the …

Why Retire In San Miguel de Allende?

Why Retire In San Miguel de Allende?

Joanne Silatei Travel Tips

It’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world, one of the top travel destinations in Mexico, and tops many people’s lists of favorite places to travel in the worldwide. Not only are repeat visits on the rise but a growing number of expats are retiring San Miguel de Allende. There are currently about 9,000 expats living here full …

Day of the Dead In San Miguel de Allende-Mexican Art

Day of the Dead In San Miguel de Allende

Joanne Silatei Day of the Dead

If you will be in San Miguel de Allende during Día de los Muertos you are in luck, as they host one of the most celebrated Day of the Dead festivals in all of Mexico! Here’s what you need to know. What Is Día de los Muertos? Day of the Dead is an Aztec spiritual holiday that is celebrated every …