Every summer , the banks of the Seine host Paris-Plages, the pop-up faux beach—created with real sand—that proves immensely popular with landlocked Parisians. London—not to be outdone by those snooty French—finally sprouted Greenwich Beach last summer, now to be the largest artificial city beach in Europe. Perhaps the most comprehensive of short-term artificial beaches is […]
Are you one of the few who still think the best spas in the world are those European institutions that have existed since, well, Roman Times, in some cases? It’s time to update your thinking! Sure, they may serve champagne with your mineral water at the Spa le Bristol in Paris—in truth, they actually have […]
With all this rain, it seems like the Universe is painting its full spectrum of colors at Los Senderos. The deep magenta of the “tuna” fruit of the nopal is bursting with juice and color, and deliciously concocted into this sensational coctail as the perfect accompaniment to a sizzling steak from the grill. Come enjoy … Continue reading Fruit of the Cactus is Blooming at Los Senderos!
Thinking of visiting San Miguel de Allende? ¿Está pensando en visitar San Miguel de Allende? You’re not alone! This article in Atención—our local bilingual newspaper—notes that tourism to San Miguel is increasing. The article says that in 2011 almost one million tourists (933,395, to be exact) visited our little village of 85,000 people! Not surprisingly, … Continue reading Growing Tourism in San Miguel de Allende