Los Sapos, A Shopper’s Paradise
Blog | Puebla

Los Sapos, A Shopper’s Paradise

Puebla is a shopper’s paradise, and at the heart is Barrio de Los Sapos. From antique shops to street markets, fine dining to street food, Los Sapos is the perfect base location to discover treasures from all eras. While everyone has different tastes and prefers different things, we created this overview of Los Sapos and…

10 Dishes You Have to Try in Puebla (and the Restaurants to Try Them)
Blog | Foodie Destinations | Foodies | Mexican Cuisine | Puebla

10 Dishes You Have to Try in Puebla (and the Restaurants to Try Them)

Puebla is known as one of the gastronomic regions in Mexico, and recognized under the UNESCO catagory of Intangible Heritage.  The people of Puebla have been practicing their traditions for thousands of years, well before the Spanish arrived and even before the tribes of the continent were recording their history. Traditions of planting, rotating crops,…

Discover the Treasures of Puebla
Blog | Mexico | Puebla

Discover the Treasures of Puebla

Known worldwide for its talavera, Barroque architecture and mole poblano, Puebla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a true treasure of Mexican life from past to present. Puebla was not created until 1531 after the Spanish Conquest where it became an important stop on the trade route between Veracruz and Mexico City. For travelers…

Christmas Lights and Decorations in San Miguel de Allende
Blog | Expats | Holidays/Celebrations | San Miguel de Allende

Christmas Lights and Decorations in San Miguel de Allende

  As we get older the presents matter less to us, and the experiences matter more. Our Christmas tree is full of souvenirs from our travels, but there’s always space for more ornaments and lights. If we had unlimited funds for Christmas lights and decorations, I’m sure I could compete against any of the Disney…

Merry Christmas- Love, Mexico
Blog | Expats | Holidays/Celebrations | Life in Queretaro | Queretaro

Merry Christmas- Love, Mexico

Experiencing Christmas in another country is always exhilerating. What will be similar? What will be different? This is our first Christmas in Queretaro, Mexico. Lights shaped as Christmas trees and stars hang from the lamp posts. Stores are draped in garlands of poinsettias and sparkling lights, and Christmas music blares out of every doorway and…