36 Hours in San Carlos, Sonora

Many of you might be familiar with the trend that “small is the new big, “ well, San Carlos is right in style! This Sea of Cortez jewel is home to about 7,500 people, many expats and also as a get-a-way for Mexican Nationals who reside in the larger cities of Hermosillo and Obregon. What [...]

Mexican Honeymoon in San Carlos

Mexico is usually on the short list of locations for newlyweds to celebrate their honeymoons and for Dick & Dianne Newlon San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico ended up at the top of their list.  Prior to meeting his future bride, Dick heard of this special area on the Sonoran coastline through some friends in 1963.  Based [...]

Low Airfare Now Available Sonora, Mexico to Las Vegas!

Viva Aerobus is making a splash in Sonora by offering low airfare travel from Hermosillo to Las Vegas starting in March of 2010.  CEO, Mike Suczs is bringing his experience as COO of easyJet, the low cost European airlines to Mexico…and we are glad he did! With a motto of Safety, Service, & Schedules Viva [...]

San Carlos Comfort Food
San Carlos Party Planning

I love being the hostess to friends and family in my San Carlos home.  I especially like it because I can easily get the help I need and any party supplies that might be required.  My recent Christmas party plans began with a meeting with local Chef and caterer, Paulino to get on his calendar.  [...]

San Carlos Art Gallery

What do Mel Gibson and many art aficionados have in common?  Their love and appreciation of the talents of Puerto Vallarta artist Armando Becerra of course!  Becerra, who paints under the name of Becris (a combination of his parent’s last names) in the United States, is a focal artist in the Galeria Bellas Artes Fine [...]

Mexican Crafts in San Carlos, Sonora

When you are visiting San Carlos, Sonora there is no doubt that you will find your way to Sagitario, a unique and colorful store full of Mexican crafts, glassware, and clothing.  The first thing you will notice about this store is the enchanting architecture.  Originally built as a private residence for architect Herman Robledo and [...]

Design & Signage  in Mexico

Whether we are aware of it or not design affects all aspects of our lives.  Design is not only a function of space planning it is also a visual art and aesthetics play a key role in good design. Your home’s design and aesthetic appearance are a reflection of you, your culture, your personality and [...]

Mediterranean Flavor Comes to San Carlos

San Carlos, Sonora has a new face in town and she has Mediterranean written all over her menu.  Owners Victor & Ramon Cruz from Guadalajara, along with French partner/chef Benoit Tesson have created an absolutely charming bistro called La Esquina, or the inside corner.  The interior design is reminiscent of a restaurant I enjoyed in [...]

Great investment property perfectly situated between San Carlos and Miramar in Guaymas.    This home has so many possibilities with two separate living areas complete with separate kitchens.  This duplex with the potential for a tri-plex is an excellent way to buy into the Mexican dream and also generate income.  All this tastefully decorated home needs [...]