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San Miguel De Allende

The Magic of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Joan Moran | Posted 03.09.2017 | Travel
Joan Moran

It takes about 16 hours by bus to travel from Austin, Texas, to San Miguel de Allende, a city and a municipality located in the far eastern part of th...

How This 60-Something Woman Finally Found Love In Mexico

Patrice Wynne | Posted 02.10.2017 | Fifty
Patrice Wynne

I live in one of the most romantic towns in the world, San Miguel de Allende, and I had not had a single date since I arrived 15 years ago. I arrived depressed, hoping to disappear into the life of an expat in Mexico, after closing my beloved independent bookstore in Berkeley and filing for divorce.

Eye on Mexico: Meet TEDxSanMigueldeAllende's Visionary and Founder - Klaudia Oliver

Malcolm Harris | Posted 01.13.2017 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

Malcolm Harris, Curator-of-Cool, TEDxSanMigueldeAllende Recently, I was asked to be a speaker during the TEDx Talks held in San Miguel de Allende, in...

Eye On Mexico: San Miguel de Allende - City of Culture, Cool and Progress

Malcolm Harris | Posted 11.25.2016 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

I am the worst secret keeper on the planet and therefore must confess I've been bewitched, beguiled, and bewildered by the magical town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Honoring Death as Part of Life

Pamela Hale | Posted 10.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Hale

On the night of Nov. 1, the whole central plaza of most Mexican cities is ringed with altars (or "ofrendas") like this one. Each is a unique creation ...


Lynda Freeman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Home
Lynda Freeman

Remember the person in high school you had a secret crush on? Nothing actually happened. It was all longing and fantasy. Well, what if chance brought you together several decades later?

100 Years On: The Forgotten Founder of JPL

Scott Hobbs | Posted 12.10.2014 | Los Angeles
Scott Hobbs

Last week marked the 100th birthday of Jack Parsons, a founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Aerojet-Rocketdyne and the inventor of the solid fuel that put man on the moon. In a display of pure serendipity this week, his widow Cameron, will be honored with the first-ever retrospective of her art at MOCA Pacific Design Center.

What This Woman Learned About Life By Traveling Solo To Mexico

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
Maryjane Fahey

It's a jolt to be called 'Ma'am' the first time. And it still sucks the 223rd time. Ouch...a realization nobody needs to be reminded of.

Cinco Colonial Cities In Mexico That You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Marcos Saldiver | Posted 05.05.2014 | Latino Voices

The Cinco de Mayo holiday (celebrated on, as the name suggests, the fifth of May) has its roots in the Mexican state of Puebla, where outnumbered Mexi...

How To Learn A New Language No Matter What Your Age

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When we first moved to Latin America, back in 2001, our Spanish language skills were minimal. We had what we call 'restaurant and taxi' Spanish, allowing us to get where we were going (usually a restaurant) and order our food once we got there.

10 Reasons Why People Fall In Love With San Miguel de Allende

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Located in central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende has no beaches or blue waters like the Mexican resorts of Cancun, Cozumel, or Los Cabos. And it isn't easy to get to directly from many U.S. or Canadian cities.

Like Hemingway and Einstein -- A Brief History of Retiring Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

We expats and retirees overseas come a long way since the cozy, cafe society of Ajijic in the 1950s.

Why I Need A Best Friend

Dinah Berland | Posted 03.19.2013 | Fifty
Dinah Berland

One of the greatest bits of wisdom I have gained along the way is how essential and precious a long-term bond can be and how much poorer my life would have been without having shared it with my very best friend.

San Miguel's Boutique Star

Jill Fergus | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Design features such as local cantera stone, slate gray and metallic accents, an infinity courtyard pool and artwork from cutting-edge Latin artists like Bosco Sodi and Nacho Rodriquez Bach make this hotel a radical departure from the town's typical hacienda-style B&Bs.

WATCH: A Classic Mexico Hot Spot

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Following in my grandparents footsteps, I recently visited the charming UNESCO world heritage town of San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico.

Learning Vacation: Margarita Making, Organic Cooking & Art Classes

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Schaler

My grandparents ended up loving San Miguel so much they bought a home in Mexico and spent twenty years living here six months out of the year.

Stars and Mariposas in San Miguel

Lisa Honig Buksbaum | Posted 08.02.2011 | Travel
Lisa Honig Buksbaum

On Friday morning, dozens of friends and family came together to spend a couple of hours with twelve delightful and beautiful orphans from the Sollano Orphanage.

Street Artist ROA's Wild Kingdom In Mexico

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An ant eater inspects a new friend in a small town near San Miguel De Allende in Mexico. Piece by ROA (image copyright Roa) "It was magic, Mexico" RO...

Mexico: Sharing the Holiday Light

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeannie Ralston

In Mexico, Posadas take place every night from December 16th until the 24th. Nine nights to commemorate the nine-day walk Joseph and Mary took from Nazareth to Bethlehem.