I have combined the two books and the new title is, "When Given an Avocado Make Guacamole."The book is available as a Kindle & a paperback. You can order the Kindle version via this link to read on your Kindle, laptop or Iphone.
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.So far 6,109 people have read it.
There is a sample on Chapter 2 of this blog; of my most read Chapter in A Single Gringa in Mexico. Which is in the combined book as well.
These are videos made of our book signing March 20, 2016
Events in and information about Mexico in the biggest expat communities:
Below is a list of web sites for the main places in Mexico that Expat's live. If you are traveling to one of these or interested in information about living in one then go to these sites. Please also subscribe to International Living, which is the best information compiled and comparison's for living abroad.
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Tijuana go to this link.
San Felipe go to this link:
Cabos San Lucas go to this link:
Second & Fourth Wednesdays in San Miguel de Allende.
A month-long event with concerts, dances, cultural exhibits and food, attracting visitors and performers from all over the world. The inaugural parade will take place on October 2, and performances by Jesse & Joy, Elefante and Paquita La Del Barrio are on the program.
: Fiestas de Octubre
Mérida, Yucatan, October 13 to 23
This annual festival celebrates Mayan culture through a wide variety of cultural events including concerts, dance performances, exhibits, conferences and workshops. The purpose of the festival is to entertain, as well as educate visitors about the Maya, offering the opportunity to explore the grandeur of what was and remains of this great culture. Events will take place in Mérida and in a few other locations in the state of Yucatan.
Morelia, Michoacan, October 21 to 30
This film festival's goal is to promote the talents of Mexican cinema and provide a forum for international exhibition. There are both theater and open-air screenings of films and the public is invited to attend conferences, round tables and exhibits where they can meet film industry personalities.
October 21 to 30 in Rosarito
& after each show you can go out for dinner w/a discount at Susannas
October 22 to 30 in Punta Banda
October 23 in San Miguel de Allende
Tulum, Quintana Roo, October 26 to 28
Held annually in Tulum, the Sea Turtle Festival is a free event which encourages participants to learn about sea turtles and familiarize themselves with the various organizations that are trying to protect them. Artistic, environmental and cultural activities are also a part of the festival. Find out how to get involved with sea turtle conservation in Mexico.
Festival Tortuga Marina
Cabo San Lucas, October 26 to 29
Luxury resort Pedregal will bring together master chefs for its annual wine and food festival, The Art of Taste. Spend four days sampling exquisite cuisine and taking part in educational gastronomical experiences. Activities will include cooking demonstrations, wine and cheese tastings, a 5-course dinner (each course expertly prepared by a different chef), parties on the beach with chef-prepared food stations, and more.
Website: The Art of Taste
October 27 in San Miguel de Allende
October 28 in Tijuana
October 29 in Rosarito
& October 29 & 30
October 29 in San Miguel de Allende
October 29 in Tijuana
October 29 in Tecate
October 30 in San Miguel de Allende
Last Sunday of October (October 30, 2016)
In Mexico, Daylight Saving Time (called "el horario de verano" in Spanish) is observed from the first Sunday of April until the last Sunday in October. Clocks are set back one hour at 2 am on the last Sunday in October.
Daylight Saving Time in Mexico
October 31 in Ajijic
Celebrated throughout Mexico, October 31st, November 1st and 2nd
Deceased relatives are remembered and honored in cemeteries and family homes in this unique cultural celebration. Festivities take place throughout the country, but celebrations are most colorful in Patzcuaro, Oaxaca, Chiapas and San Andres Mixquic (D.F.).
More info: Day of the Dead in Mexico | Where to celebrate Day of the Dead
November 2 in Tlaquepaque
November 5 in Salamanca
November 6 in Irapuato
November 16 to 20 in San Miguel de Allende
November 18 to 27 in QRO
November 24 to 30 in Mexico City
BAJA WHALE TOUR February 19 y 21 2017 from San Felipe to Guerrero Negro.
Experience the magic of the Baja whales of Ojo de Liebre in Guerrero Negro & tour the Saltworks operation. This is a Car-a-van tour. Will you be Driving or Riding? Let us know; we will help pair riders up with drivers. Leaving Feb. 19 and returning to San Felipe Feb. 21. *Includes visit with Coco's Conner, Baja Sur spray fee, 2 nights stay, guided whale tour, tour the Saltworks operation, 2 sack lunches with 2 drinks, and private group dinner (alcohol is extra). *gas expenses shared when riding. http://
March 6 to 10 2017 in Rosarito
The best expat online magazine about traveling, investing and living in Mexico.
If driving to & within Mexico use this link which will give a complete travel plan with tolls, miles, how much gas you will use and other valuable information.
Senior Discounts on Mexican airlines regardless of destination:
Border crossing website for all borders along the US/MX borders.
My favorite hotel in Ajijic hotelnuevaposada-ajijic.com down the street from my favorite restaurant & club 4 www.number4.com.mx
I get asked all the time, where can I stay with my pets in hotels in Mexico, what papers do I need to bring my pet into Mexico or back to the US. This is a site that lists pet friendly hotels and all the questions and answers about traveling with your pet across either border.
Omnibus Mexicanos has international service from San Miguel de Allende to Laredo, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, Waco, Dallas & Garland call 415-152-3218
Planning a trip to Manzanillo here is a link to a hotel I have stayed in many times www.hotel-la-posada.info
A gay resort hotel in Acapulco that also accepts pets. www..gayacapulcoresort.com.
A hotel in Patzcuaro that accepts dogs www.mexonline.com/hosteria-sanfelipe.htm
;">Driving to the border via McAllen this is a great hotel to stay in www.druryhotels.com/properties/mcallen.cfm
If your shopping in Leon for cowboy boots and shoes and want to stay over this is a great dog friendly hotel www.hjleon.com/ingles.html
A great trip El Castillo http://www.junglegossip.com/castillo.html#ACCOMMODATIONS The setting couldn't be more spectacular ! El Castillo (The Castle) is located in the town of Xilitla (He-lit-la), in the state of San Luis Potosi. Xilitla is a lively village nestled into northern Mexico's Sierra Madre mountains, in a peaceful, semi-tropical mountain valley that is teaming with wildlife and magnificent sights. This little Shangri-la has been an inspiration to many who have happened upon it. The area offers everything from the excitement of market day in one of the many Indian villages to hiking the miles of scenic trails, ending your day relaxing by our pool as you enjoy a peaceful sunset over the breathtaking view of the surrounding Sierra Madres A reasonable hotel in the romantic zone of Puerto Vallarta around the corner from Andals Resturant & Bar www.playalosarcos.com
A link to a bus company that leaves Ensenada and will take you to the airport or border in TJ and stops in Rosarito to pick up as well. www.transportes-abc.com
the address is Londres 115, on the corner of Londres and Genova, Col. Cuauhtemoc, 06600 México DF. The hotel is in the Zona Rosa, very well located, steps away from the Angel de la Independencia.