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Shopping in Guanajuato State, Mexico

While shopping is usually not the main reason most people come to Guanajuato State in Mexico, it’s rare that anyone goes back without a few extra items in their suitcase. While it may not have the wealth of artisans you find in Oaxaca or the range of wine and spirits options you’ll find in Baja [&hellip

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Clase Azul Tequila in a Hand-Crafted Bottle

In most cases, when you hear premium tequila described as coming in “a beautiful bottle,” that bottle is usually glass. There are a few that are packaged in real Mexican pottery though and the Clase Azul packages are real works of art. Made by hand on a pottery wheel, fired, and hand-painted with fine glazes, [&hellip

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Bric’s Bellagio Luggage Review: Stylish Rolling Suitcases for Luxury Travelers

Looking for a hardshell rolling suitcase that looks stylish but will hold up for years? I’m loving this Bric’s Bellagio luggage that’s been with me for a few hotel check-ins lately. This rolling Bric’s Bellagio suitcase is a four-wheel spinner, gliding smoothly along carpet and hard floors with its Italian workmanship and Japanese wheels. It [&hellip

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The Top-10 Luxury Travel Blog Posts in a Boozy Year of Non-travel

  Here on this luxury travel blog we write about travel in Latin America, vacation or retirement real estate, plus wine and spirits from the region. We normally see that our readers gravitate to that last category a lot, but in a god-awful year where many countries closed their borders and it felt risky to [&hellip

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Milagro Tequila Review

Milagro means “miracle” in Spanish and it’s a miracle if you haven’t run into this tequila brand while browsing the duty free store at nearly any airport in North America. It’s also a minor miracle that a brand founded in just 1998 has become one of the most recognized, despite competing with the international conglomerates [&hellip

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A Top Mexico Shopping Destination: San Miguel de Allende

The Mexico shopping experience can be fantastic in some places, but disappointing in others, especially the most popular beach destinations. There you have to sift through lots of factory-made junk, some of it not even made within the country. In other Mexican destinations you’ll find great handicrafts, artistic items, shoes, and clothing. You can often [&hellip

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