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

Santa Rosa Jauregui- A Real Working Mexican Town Without the Tourist Traps
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Santa Rosa Jauregui- A Real Working Mexican Town Without the Tourist Traps

Santa Rosa Jauregui is known for the best carnitas in the country, but there’s so much more to this little town. While Queretaro caters to tourists and big businesses, Santa Rosa Jauregui is where we get our real Mexican experience. This is a real working town with all the Mexican charm you’ve read about in…

Christmas Lights and Decorations in San Miguel de Allende
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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
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Merry Christmas- Love, Mexico

Experiencing Christmas in another country is always exhilarating. 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…

Romantic Getaway at La Santisima Trinidad Winery
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Romantic Getaway at La Santisima Trinidad Winery

Have you ever wanted to stay at a winery? Walk through the vineyards at sunrise or toast the end the day with a glass of wine? Wineries all over the world are creating hotel experiences like this, but a few in Mexico have kicked up enotourism to new heights. We stayed at La Santisima Trinidad…

Top 6 Reasons to Visit the Pueblo Magico of Dolores Hidalgo
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Top 6 Reasons to Visit the Pueblo Magico of Dolores Hidalgo

The Pueblo Magico of Dolores Hidalgo may be smaller than its neighbor San Miguel de Allende, but it’s rich in Mexican history, art and charm. This tiny town is where Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the cry for independence from the Spanish rule. The Mexican War of Independence may have started in this town, but it’s…

Queretaro Winery: Puerta del Lobo
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Queretaro Winery: Puerta del Lobo

Mexico has excellent wines, and some of our favorites are the Sauvignon Blanc, Tempranillo blends and Nebbiolo wines from the various regions. One of the bottles of Sauvignon Blanc we tried was from Puerta del Lobo winery located just on the other side of the Queretaro airport from where we live. It was fresh with…