Guanajuato among the Top 10 cities to travel to in 2018, according to Lonely Planet

Today, Guanajuato boasts stunning legacies of baroque architecture.  (Lonely Planet)

2017 is slowly coming to a close, which means it’s time to start brainstorming your travel plans for next year. Lonely Planet just released its Best in Travel for 2018, a comprehensive guide that includes the top 10 cities, countries, and regions to visit in the new year, as well as best value destinations.   From the Italian cave city of More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 27th, 2017

San Miguel is first place on top 15 Mexico’s nicest cities

Mexico has many cities that are truly architectural and cultural jewels, according to the website MéxicoDestinos, which has come up with a list of what it believes are the top 15, the prettiest cities in the country.  This More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Visitors are still flocking to Mexico despite U.S. warnings: MSN

According to MSN, tourists are still flocking to Mexico despite U.S. travel warnings. Paola Hernandez-O’Connor, a 27 year old living in New York City, has seen her fair share of violence in Mexico, where she More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The “Paseo de las Animas”, Merida’s new tradition

To live the path followed by the souls in the “Dia de Muertos” celebration, the living ones make this tour from the City’s General Graveyard to one of the most emblematic parks in the Historic Center… The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

“La Catrina” a XX Century Mexican representation of Death that keeps evolving

As part of our SMT series on “Día de Muertos” in Mexico, we present you one of the most popular and evolving characters that has become fundamental part of this Mexican Holiday: “La Catrina“. This More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

SMT Infographic: “Día de Muertos”

One of Mexico’s most iconic annual events is coming at the end of October: Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Here’s a SMT Infographic to help you understand and appreciate this fantastical celebration More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Mexico’s tourism secretary kicked off 30th Travel Mart in Cancun

CANCÚN — During the 30th edition of Cancún Travel Mart 2017 “Mexico Summit”, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, secretary of federal tourism, emphasized that so far this year, Mexico has received More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Condé Nast Traveler gives San Miguel double recognition

San Miguel de Allende obtained the recognition of the readers of Condé Nast for the first time in 2 of the 8 categories awarded. San Miguel de Allende received the nomination as “Best Small Town outside More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 20th, 2017

The “First Lady of Tequila” provides insider’s guide to SMA

When Casa Dragones cofounder Bertha González Nieves launched the high-end sipping tequila label eight years ago in the central Mexico city of San Miguel de Allende, she says it was the independent spirit and More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Despite Travel Warnings, Mexico’s meetings and events industry ranks 5th in the Americas

Mexico has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, reporting a 10.4% increase in business in the first two months of the year when compared to the same period in 2016, announced the Mexico Tourism Board. According More...