Casaliza Hotel Boutique in San Miguel de Allende
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Casaliza Hotel Boutique in San Miguel de Allende

Part of the charm of San Miguel de Allende are the old haciendas transformed into boutique hotels and Bed & Breakfasts. Some have been renovated for a more modern look, but many retain the 18th and 19th century feel with antique touches. One we recently stayed in was Casaliza Hotel Boutique. Casaliza has all the…

Getting Lucky with Carnitas and Barbacoa
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Getting Lucky with Carnitas and Barbacoa

We did quite a bit of research before selecting the greater Queretaro area to relocate to. One thing we did not look into was what are the local food specialties? Call it dumb luck but we were fortunate enough to stumble onto some fairly remarkable local delicacies, most notably carnitas and barbacoa. Carnitas Santa Rosa…

Stunning Views at Hotel Boutique Casa Angelitos
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Stunning Views at Hotel Boutique Casa Angelitos

Deciding where to stay in San Miguel de Allende can be a tough decision. Location isn’t much of a problem since many choices are within a kilometer of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, the pink church in the heart of San Miguel. Beautiful boutique hotels are on every street, all with their own particular…

La Docena Oyster Bar & Grill in Guadalajara
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La Docena Oyster Bar & Grill in Guadalajara

Moving to Mexico doesn’t mean we’ve given up on our foodie travels. Quite the contrary, it gives us a central base in one of the most diverse foodie countries in the world. From regional cuisines to fine dining, Mexico is a wonderland of flavors, textures and colors. Now we can focus on Latin America’s 50…

Planning a Trip to Guadalajara? What You Should Know Before You Go
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Planning a Trip to Guadalajara? What You Should Know Before You Go

Sometimes you come across a deal that is so mind-boggling cheap, that you jump on it! We had heard that Guadalajara is absolutely beautiful, “The Pearl of the West”. We found a local travel website that offers vacations for  ridiculous prices, like 2-for-1 prices! An unbelievable deal was listed for Guadalajara, so we thought we’d…