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Travel Therapy in San Miguel de Allende!

Jul 23
Travel Therapy in San Miguel de Allende!

by Gregory Gunter Travel Therapy host Karen Schaler recently visited our charming UNESCO world heritage town of San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico.  Karen’s grandparents visited San Miguel in the ’70s and loved it so much they ended up buying a home in Mexico and spending their winters in Mexico for almost 30 years. […]

TEN THINGS I LOVE ABOUT YOU (SAN MIGUEL)!

Jul 22
TEN THINGS I LOVE ABOUT YOU (SAN MIGUEL)!

by Gregory Gunter Hey, they’ve already done the movie “10 Things I Hate About You,” right?  So why not a look on the bright side and focus on the things we love, especially when it’s about San Miguel de Allende? That’s exactly what Huffington Post blogger Dr. Irene Levine did with her post “10 Reasons […]

Privacy & Security with Prestige!

Privacy & Security with Prestige!

This most dramatic & romantic home is located in a small prestigious private gated community on Calle Cañadita just steps from Parque Juarez. Set in a lush landscape of mature vegetation & trees it is a quiet oasis yet only 10 minutes from the Jardin. The home was designed by AIA Internationally Award winning Architect […]

Atotonilco History!

Jul 21
Atotonilco History!

This one-of-a-kind magical property in Atotonilco, just outside of San Miguel de Allende, offers 11 HAS. of land with two chapels and several ruins that make it historically interesting. As you explore through the property you will also discover beautiful native plans, such as mature mesquite trees and different types of cactus. Stunning views and setting. […]

Art Walk in the Park!

Jul 20
Art Walk in the Park!

by Gregory Gunter The recent CaminArte event in San Miguel de Allende’s Parque Juarez proved appealing to all lovers of art and culture, bringing attendees closer to poetry, painting, sculpture, music, writing and photography.  Event Organizer Daniela Alcázar and volunteer Alejandra García (shown here) even greeted guests upon arrival. June was the inaugural month, and now […]

San Miguel Lit Sala Sells Books!

San Miguel Lit Sala Sells Books!

by Gregory Gunter No one would ever accuse the San Miguel Literary Sala of sitting around on their haunches!  The organization keeps book lover–both readers and writers–busy with monthly, and sometime weekly, events. This last week alone, the Lit Sala hosted two events.  The Sala’s monthly author presentation hosted local author John Scherber and local […]

President Vicente Fox Attends San Miguel Gala!

President Vicente Fox Attends San Miguel Gala!

by Gregory Gunter Local nonprofit Patronato Pro Niños (PPN)–providing health and dental care to children throughout San Miguel de Allende–raises funds throughout the year, with their biggest gala fundraiser being this last Friday’s “Mediterranean Magic” gala at the Hacienda de San Miguel.  Several hundred supporters–including your blogger, a previous Board member–attended the event unprepared to […]

Hotel Matilda goes Cacao for Carmen!

Jul 17
Hotel Matilda goes Cacao for Carmen!

by Gregory Gunter The team that created the internationally heralded San Miguel de Allende ‘Matilda lifestyle’ in guest experience is taking its vision national in Mexico. In 2013 they founded Cornerstone, a hotel management and development company that is building a Hotel Matilda themed collection of lifestyle-focused boutique hotels in strategic destinations – with the […]

Houstonian Minnie Baird & Casa Cariño

Jul 14
Houstonian Minnie Baird & Casa Cariño

by Gregory Gunter Since 1999, Houstonian Minnie Baird–founder (at right) of Baird & Baird Handbags & Accessories– has been creating beautiful, timeless classic handbags with Colombian Crocodile, Python, Stingray, Ostrich, and American Alligator.  Minnie has created a successful unique line of classic handbags ideal for ladies who lunch, attend social events, and travel…ladies, in fact, […]

Expat Blog: Mexico & Mañana

Jul 03
Expat Blog: Mexico & Mañana

by Gregory Gunter Web site Expat-Blog.com proves a great resource for non-natives–whether American, Canadian or European–looking to learn more about the experience of living in any foreign country.  But they allow members to choose their preferred destination so that they are better able to focus on the destination where they may become future expats. Like […]