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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 […]

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 […]

San Miguel de Allende: Feels like Europe!

Jun 23
San Miguel de Allende: Feels like Europe!

by Gregory Gunter Web site Smarter Travel’s blog posting “10 Secret Places in Mexico” is, well, a bit of an exaggeration: the places they boast about are hardly secret, especially the one ranked as the Number One City in the World by Condé Nast Traveler. That would be San Miguel de Allende, and we haven’t […]

New York Times: More Business in Mexico

Jun 16
New York Times: More Business in Mexico

by Gregory Gunter Not long ago, Mexican factories couldn’t compete with the “China price,” the ridiculously low cost of production in the Asian nation. But two years ago, with rock-bottom wages soaring in China, the average cost of factory labor in the two nations became roughly the same. This is a boon to Mexico, and […]

Huffington Post: Retire in Mexico

May 27
Huffington Post: Retire in Mexico

by Gregory Gunter All of us expats know Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher, international globetrotters and pulpit kings of espousing the expat lifestyle in an affordable destination…like San Miguel de Allende.  Suzan & Dan just posted more ink last week in this Huffington Post blog about the affordability of living in Mexico, and the special […]

Romancing the Homes of San Miguel!

May 13
Romancing the Homes of San Miguel!

by Gregory Gunter You’ve got to hand it to Amy, the blogger behind Romancing the Home, for her creativity in creating a blog site name.  Who wouldn’t want a playful reminder of the old Kathleen Turner movie Romancing the Stone, where Kathleen chases a much younger Michael Douglas around the jungle in a short skirt..? […]

Cupcakes & Crab Legs in San Miguel!

May 09
Cupcakes & Crab Legs in San Miguel!

by Gregory Gunter Blogger, inveterate traveler and Chicago gourmand Susan York has caught your author’s eye more than once when her posts about San Miguel de Allende pop up on my daily Google Alerts.  And now, like Britney Spears, ‘oops, she’s done it again! Susan’s blog post this week mentions her love of dining–as if […]