Folkloric dancing, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Copyright 2014 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Destination: San Miguel de Allende

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San Miguel Take-Homes: Spicy Snacks

San Miguel Take-Homes: Spicy Snacks

You can tell a lot about a culture by its food, especially its snack food – no more so than in Mexico where the snacks combine sweet, spicy and savory flavours in the most scrumptious ways. Naturally, that’s to be expected coming from a culture where...
San Miguel Take-Homes: Supermarket Souvenirs

San Miguel Take-Homes: Supermarket Souvenirs

As we found that prices are more or less similar in San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City, we decided not to do a Price Check here. We still wanted to provide some shopping tips for those of you who are planning on settle in...
Shopping Local in San Miguel de Allende

Shopping Local in San Miguel de Allende

Specializing in cool, kitsch and quirky Mexicana — t-shirts, bags, jewellery, art, and interior design products — everything in Ave María, Giovanna Canela Miranda’s hip store in San Miguel de Allende, is ‘hecho en Mexico’ or ‘made in Mexico’, by Mexicans. That means that Giovanna...
The Streets of San Miguel de Allende

The Streets of San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is beautiful, our friends in Mexico City had told us. We believed them, but based on what we’d read and heard we somehow expected a Disney version of a Mexican town, with perfect buildings and immaculate streets, with all the gritty...
Tacos al Pastor Recipe

Tacos al Pastor Recipe

When we met Austin’s ‘taco mafia’ for lunch and tried the excellent tacos al pastor straight from the spit at the humble Rosita’s Al Pastor, I knew this was a dish worthy of further exploration. And that I had to develop my own tacos al...