Overwhelming natural beauty surrounds San Miguel’s colonial buildings and cobblestone streets

Hacienda San José Lavista (Photo: Quirino Gutiérrez/ Forbes.mx)

The countryside around San Miguel de Allende is made up of rolling hills, rocky mountains, and vast pasture and farms. But the real showpiece is the town itself. The historic centro is made up of Spanish colonial buildings (homes, churches, civic buildings, and more) in the Baroque style, painted in shades of yellow, red, and orange. By law, excessive More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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San MIguel’s Close-Knit Expat Community, like no other in the world

When you move to San Miguel, it’s easy to make friends and there is always something going on. The majority of expats come from the U.S. and Canada, but there are foreign residents from all over the world in town. It’s More...

Conexstur held their 2nd Business Meeting in the city of Guanajuato.
By sanmigueltimes On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Thinking about retirement? San Miguel might be the perfect option for you!

Lots of people want to retire to a beach. My husband, George, and I gave up the Jersey Shore for the Mexican interior 12 years ago, and we haven’t looked back. When friends asked us why we were moving to San More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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The Moreira family holds controversial wedding in San Miguel

The wedding of Carlos Ariel Moreira’s daughter was held on Saturday July 29 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. And according to comments on social networks from residents of the state of Coahuila, Carlos More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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2019 San Miguel Writers’ Conference registration are open!

Welcome to the launch of our all-new 2019 San Miguel Writers’ Conference and Literary Sala! This year we are introducing: New Conference Packages Several all-new features Superb panels More excursions And an More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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San Miguel de Allende joins national effort against human trafficking

San Miguel de Allende joined the local edition of the national fair in commemoration of the world day against human trafficking, an event that takes place in Guanajuato since 2014 and seeks to bring information More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Azafrán Festival: Spanish seasoning comes to San Miguel de Allende

The aromas and flavors of the Spanish cuisine filled the atmosphere of Hacienda San José Lavista, located just seven kilometers away from San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, on the occasion of the second edition More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Pilgrims with Miraculous Fashion Flair

A pleasant day trip from San Miguel de Allende is the city of San Juan del Lagos, home of the most visited pilgrimage in the western hemisphere.  For in this city lies the Barbie-sized image of Mary known as the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Dragon Tales

You find yourself at a festival or procession when suddenly a dancing dragon appears. Well, this dragon is not like Puff, the Magic Dragon, but a kind of dragon-ish creature. Often with a lion’s head, tortoise More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Strengths Based Leadership & Team Building

”Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer.” –Peter Drucker  Most More...