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mexico travel Archive

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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Scoping Out Lake Chapala and a Spa Hotel in Central Mexico

Have you heard of Lake Chapala in Mexico, or the town of Ajijic? If you look at the most popular spots in the country for retirees, the Lake Chapala region is up there near the top. Depending on who you ask, and the time of year, there are between 5,000 and 20,000 foreigners living in [&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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A Guided Art Tour of San Miguel de Allende Galleries

The City of San Miguel de Allende became a magnet for foreigners because of its art scene and the enthusiasm for the visual arts hasn’t faded. In a city that defines the term “postcard-perfect,” you can go on a guided art tour that visits some of the best studios, places where the artists make the [&hellip

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Visiting San Miguel de Allende During the Holidays

San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato state may be best-known to Americans as the pretty Mexican city that often tops “best in the world” lists in glossy magazines. Others know it as the place where some friend or relative moved to for a sunny climate away from cold winters. At many times of the year [&hellip

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Mezcal That’s Not From Oaxaca: Moyolo and Vete al Quiote

We do not cover mezcal on this blog as much as we cover the most popular spirits from Latin America: tequila and rum. I’ll freely admit that this is because of the same reason we don’t cover pisco and cachaça often: they usually don’t taste all that great when you drink them neat. There’s a [&hellip

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