The Low Cost of Living in San Miguel is attracting more and more potential Ex-pats

With the current exchange rate of the U.S. dollar to the Mexican peso so favorable, it’s as if all of Mexico is “for sale.” And that’s true in San Miguel as well. As far as a place to live, you will find that real estate prices to rent or buy in the heart of the colonial district will be high. But a 15-minute walk away, and you’ll pay a fraction 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...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Arts and Culture in San Miguel, a 70-year tradition

The first expats to move to San Miguel were veterans studying art at the Instituto Allende just after World War II. When they discovered they could use their GI Bill there, they flocked to the town. And that legacy More...

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...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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OPINION: Retiring Abroad: What to Know Before You Go

By Sonya Stinson | Key Bank Retiring abroad can be a rewarding and life-changing adventure. But the financial, logistical, and lifestyle considerations can be complicated. Here’s a beginner’s look at everything More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Spanish newspaper “El País” posts SMA video

Spanish major newspaper “El País” came up with a six-minute video highlightig the beauties of San Miguel de Allende. San Miguel de Allende (in the State of Guanajuato) is one of the national prides More...

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...

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...

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...

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...