Mexico Archive

Intimate Boutique B&B Hotel Nena in San Miguel de Allende

It’s getting hard to keep up with new boutique hotel openings in San Miguel de Allende, so we’ve been checking in on ones that make the cut for picky luxury travelers from abroad. Our latest review is Hotel Nena, on the same street as the sprawling Rosewood but in a much more intimate space. Back [&hellip

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Riding El Chepe Train Through the Copper Canyons of Mexico

In the Americas, there aren’t many passenger train options once you get south of the Rio Grande. The ones that are still left tend to be spectacular though, and that’s certainly true for the El Chepe train through the Copper Canyons of Mexico. You can start in Los Mochis in Sinaloa and head north, or [&hellip

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San Miguel’s Latest Luxury Boutique Hotel – Casablanca 7

In the past decade, San Miguel de Allende has gone from a sleepy expat center to a thriving tourist draw for both foreigners and urban Mexicans. New hotels are continually popping up to meet the demand of a city named “the best in the world” a couple years back in a major travel magazine readers’ [&hellip

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Drinking Sotol in Chihuahua

If you’re drinking a spirit that tasted like tequila but it’s not tequila, what is it? If it comes from Chihuahua, you’re probably drinking sotol. There are strict regulations on what can and can’t be called tequila and part of that relates to where the agave is grown. (It’s like Champagne or Scotch whiskey.) Once [&hellip

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Summer Resort Deals in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

High season is in full swing in the Riviera Maya beach region of Mexico right now, in March as I write this. The weather is nasty in much of the USA and Canada and many vacationers are rushing to trade in snow shovels for flip-flops. This generally continues through Spring Break season, then as sure [&hellip

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Local Luxury Hotel Chain: Quinta Real in Mexico

Chances are the Quinta Real Hotel is not going to be the first one that pops into your head when booking a Mexican vacation, but in some locations it should be. Often when we are looking for a hotel room in a city we don’t know, we default to the name we’ve heard of before, [&hellip

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