Not All Tours Are the Same – So How Are We Different?
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Not All Tours Are the Same – So How Are We Different?

Buyer beware, you get what you pay for… During my thirty-five years in the wine business, I often came across instances where you didn’t get what you pay for. Fifteen-dollar wines were often just as good as twenty-five-dollar wines. Sometimes fifty-dollar wines were better than one hundred- and fifty-dollar wines. But there is one area…

A Taste of Mexican Life in Tequisquiapan
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A Taste of Mexican Life in Tequisquiapan

Tequisquiapan is the perfect escape from city life. Surrounded by dairy farms and vineyards, Tequisquiapan is an oasis for relaxation with its spas, boutique hotels and countryside activities. Spend the morning hot-air ballooning over the agricultural fields, soak in the special mineral waters at numerous spas in the afternoon, shop at the Mercado de Artisanas…

Travel Guide to Hiking Peña de Bernal (3rd Time’s the Charm!)
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Travel Guide to Hiking Peña de Bernal (3rd Time’s the Charm!)

Ever since we first visited the tiny pueblo magico of San Sebastian Bernal on a tour in 2017, we wanted to hike Peña de Bernal, supposedly the third largest monolith in the world. Little did we know, it would be more than a year after we moved here, and a few mishaps, that we would…

Pueblo Magico Day Trips From Queretaro
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Pueblo Magico Day Trips From Queretaro

Mexico has one of the most vibrant and fascinating cultures in the world. From ancient civilizations and biodiversity to regional food specialties, a person would need 3 lifetimes to experience it all. The big cities of Mexico City and Guadalajara may be the obvious places to start, but take a detour and discover smaller towns…

Amealco, a Pueblo Magico of Waterfalls and Maria Dolls
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Amealco, a Pueblo Magico of Waterfalls and Maria Dolls

Amealco de Bonfil is one of the oldest towns in the state of Queretaro and is one of the newest on the list of pueblos magicos. Founded in 1538, Amealco de Bonfil is a place of history and tradition, agriculture and waterfalls. Amealco de Bonfil is located a few minutes from the state border of…

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…

Mineral de Pozos: Ghost Town Revival Among Lavender Farms
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Mineral de Pozos: Ghost Town Revival Among Lavender Farms

Mineral de Pozos popped up on our radar one day while searching through Mexican travel websites. It sounded kind of cool. An old mining town that was abandoned twice in the last century, this little ghost town is coming back to life with real estate options, festivals and a Pueblo Magico designation. Mineral de Pozos…