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Jan Wallander’s San Miguel de Allende

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
So clean, so calm, so beautiful. San Miguel may not have world known attractions but what it does have is worth experiencing.
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Lucas Balderas S/N, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
The Tuesday Markets in San Miguel de Allende sprawl widely and draw locals from far away. The markets sell clothes, foods, hardware, knitting yarn, goldfish...basically all the things that one would find in a mall or a big box store. The key...
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Nemesio Diez 11, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
Rosewood Hotel in San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful (and pricey) place to stay right in the heart of San Miguel. But even if you're not a guest, it's well worth a visit to its restaurant, 1826, which is named after the year the town adopted the...
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I was excited to learn of this pyramid site that was just recently opened to the public. Day trips leave from San Miguel and very inexpensive. It's quite a hike but the view of the country and the gorges are beautiful!
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Mesones 99, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
A day in the San Miguel kitchen of Paco Cárdenas provides an indelible memory of a Mexican holiday. I've taken cooking classes around the world, and this was one of the best! We had an opportunity to visit San Miguel's Central Market, snacking as...
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
As if the warm climate, friendly people and sizzling art scene aren't enough, San Miguel de Allende explodes with yummy colors everywhere. You may as well not bother putting your camera away because you will constantly be tempted to pull it out...
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Two blocks from the sidewalk cafes, shops and crowds of the main square of San Miguel de Allende is a lovely plot of pure peace. Despite a long official name, it's known locally simply as “Bellas Artes” Walk through the huge wooden doors into the...
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Food in Mexico is far more diverse than many know. Avoid the expensive tourist spots and hit the back roads and the inner market stalls of San Miguel. The fruits are fresh, the grills are sizzling, the beers are cold, and the atmosphere is so much...
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Insurgentes Insurgentes #25, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
The House and Garden Tour is a must do. It is sponsored by the Biblioteca Pública which takes you into the city’s most intriguing contemporary and colonial homes every Sunday at 11:30am departing from the library at Insurgentes 25.
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
You simply cannot get food like this in the tourist bars... If you are visiting San Miguel de Allende, Mexico the first thing you need to do is get yourself OUT of the main square. Find the market, head for the center of it and eat your heart out....
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In San Miguel, you can eat hi-brow and low, local and imported, by candlelight and streetlight. Your choice--and a lot of choice there is. But if you really want to "get" what and how the locals eat--how they've probably been eating for...
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San Francisco 10, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
We used quad bikes to get to the place where San Miguel de Allende was founded. A small chapel built in the 15th century marks the spot. It is just one of the stops of a tour that took us through dirt roads, old bridges, ancient doorways and...
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Buy fresh fruit in the market in San Miguel... there is so much to taste and everything is fresh. Ask a vendor about something you don't recognize, they will likely cut it open for you to taste and if you visit the same seller regularly you are...
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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
A few hours drive north of Mexico City lies the picturesque enclave of San Miguel de Allende. A favorite place among artists, tourists, American retirees, and European expats, San Miguel is best known for its historic center, filled with a...
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Mesones 62, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
In San Miguel, the main plaza is called “El Jardín.” Anchored in front by the frothy Gothic church, La Parroquia, and lined on two sides by arcaded portales full of outdoor cafes and trendy shops, it functions as everyone’s public living room. In...