San Miguel Wineries

Permission requested from smawines.com and they haven’t responded. I’ll keep trying as I do respect copyright, but cannot imagine they’d say no to my reprinting this article! San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico is considered one of the top travel destinations in the world, and for a good reason. From its Colonial architecture, stunning…

Don’t send these items to Mexico. Order from Amazon.com.mx instead.

Recently I ordered my favorite perfume from Amazon.com in the U.S. and had it delivered to my parents’ house, asking them to repackage and send it to me in Mexico. But they couldn’t, of course, because it’s a liquid, and you can’t send liquids through international mail. Not even if they’re medications. Then I looked…

Rolling with the punches

I belong to a Facebook group called “Living in Mexico Like the Locals” and when the administrator asked group members to name the greatest challenge they faced as newcomers to Mexico, I couldn’t stop writing about my #1 challenge: surviving an abusive relationship with a Mexican man. You’ll find the text of the story below….