• GREAT AMERICAN ECLPISE VISITS SAN MIGUEL!

    An extremely rare, coast-to-coast full solar eclipse nicknamed the “Great American Eclipse” will happen over the United States on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. From our viewpoint from our vacation home rental in San Miguel de Allende, the eclipse will start at 11:53 am, maximum coverage will happen at 1:13 p.m.,[…]

  • WHAT TO DO AT NIGHT IN SAN MIGUEL? (Continued)

    Earlier this month we posted a good collection of local testimonials about where to go at night in San Miguel.  As we found a few more from one of our favorite websites Best Places in the World to Retire, we thought we’d finish up this month’s blog with several of[…]

  • WHAT TO DO AT NIGHT IN SAN MIGUEL?

    Last month we chatted about the variety of nightlife that one can enjoy when they either live in San Miguel or come for a memorable vacation.  In doing so, we found a great website entitled “Best Places in the World to Retire.”  And within that site, we landed on a[…]

  • HOW’S THE NIGHTLIFE IN SAN MIGUEL. JUST ASK A LOCAL!

    Thanks to the ever more popular world of blogging, one can find a personal opinion about any subject in the world.  We thought it might be fun to do the same.  So we went on line and asked the question: “What do locals do in San Miguel for entertainment?”  And[…]

  • WHY SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE IS AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR YOUR FAMILY VACATION

    Last year we published this blog at the start of the summer season and as we had such a great response, we thought we’d share this information again for families who are looking for the perfect place to take their kids on vacation this summer. In and around this historic[…]

  • Why San Miguel Is Perfect Place for Your Family Summer Vacation to Mexico

    With spring in full swing, it’s time to plan that summer vacation of a lifetime that you and your family will remember for many years to come.   To help you in the decision-making process, we’ve picked our favorite things to do with children in San Miguel that we’ll share in[…]

  • ARTS AND LAUGUAGE SCHOOLS IN SAN MIGUEL A BONUS TO ITS BEAUTY [Part 2]

    Earlier this month we started a special blog about the numerous schools and institutions in San Miguel that provide our guests at our vacation home the opportunity to enjoy some time off while they refine their interests in art and culture. As there are so many options, we’re going to[…]

  • ARTS AND LANGUAGE SCHOOLS IN SAN MIGUEL A BONUS TO ITS BEAUTY

    There are few places in Mexico where you have the opportunity of studying in a diversified community with people of all ages, backgrounds, and countries committed to their craft while enjoying our beautiful historic city of San Miguel de Allende. Right here in our hometown, we have the pleasure of[…]

  • Top Packing Tips for Women On A Trip to Mexico

    With winter underway throughout the USA and beyond, most of us are thinking about sunny skies and warmer weather.  And with good reason. It’s also that time of the year when a significant percentage of travelers are spending considerable time on travel sites on-line to find the perfect escape to[…]

  • Springtime is One of the Best Times to Head to San Miguel

      With winter in full swing, it’s time to think about a great escape to sunnier settings.  As residents who have seen the seasons come and go, we admit that springtime is one of the best times, to head to our vacation villa for some downtime in San Miguel. The[…]

  • Romance Abounds in San Miguel

    For those of you who are seeking a romantic option to share with your sweetie on February 14th or for any reason at all, we encourage you to think about a special trip to San Miguel de Allende.  Be it winter, spring, summer or fall, our beautiful city offers endless[…]

  • San Miguel Claims “Best International City for Food” in 2016

    It’s a new year which often means that we set new goals for the forthcoming year.  Among those goals are the common resolutions to get fit, have a healthier lifestyle and here in our family … put some adventure into your life! Whether the latter is on your list or[…]

  • Did You See What’s Waiting for You in San Miguel?

    For many years, we have had the opportunity to share our lovely country estate in San Miguel de Allende with guests from all over the globe.  And now, thanks to a good friend of the family, we can share all of what makes Casa Magdalena such a popular vacation rental[…]

  • Shop Til You Drop In San Miguel

    With the holiday season around the corner, we’re finding a great interest from visitors around the world to come south to San Miguel to get their holiday shopping underway. And that makes great sense. Known throughout the world as a mecca of arts and culture, the historic town of San[…]

  • COOL DINNER IDEAS FOR HOT DAYS IN SAN MIGUEL

    It’s the height of summer and with that said, it’s time to stay as cool as we can. To help you out, we’re sending along some ideas in our August Blogs on how to serve delicious dinners pool side at your vacation rental in San Miguel …. without a stove,[…]

  • QUICK AND SIMPLE POOL-SIDE SUPPER RECIPE

    With summer in full swing, it’s not uncommon for all of us to seek swift and simple ways to stay out of the kitchen in the late afternoon.   And what a more spectacular way to spend a summer’s eve than dining alfresco by the pool … at Casa Magdalena …[…]

  • WHY SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE IS AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR YOUR FAMILY VACATION

    In and around this historic city’s brightly colored cobble stone streets are what may be some of the best reasons to take your family to San Miguel de Allende this year.  Known world-wide for its significant history, arts, culture, and delicious feasts throughout the seasons, there are just as many[…]