The Christmas Season is at hand. I want to know what is typically done in town in the way of gift giving and tipping this time of year. I know that folks paid a salary receive something called an “alguinaldo” from their employers that is sort of a year end bonus. Should I additionally give small gifts to house staff and gardeners What would be appropriate gifts? Should I tip the gas delivery people, the trash collectors, etc?
Advice From Tía María Sue
I love hosting house parties here in San Miguel for my friends from the States. I enjoy creating an itinerary for my guests and showing them the sights and sounds of San Miguel. I do get frustrated though with the guests that want me to function as the foreign exchange window at the bank.
Sometimes you may wonder where to go out from home to allow you contact with nature while not overexposing yourself.
Spring has sprung when we move our clocks forward to daylight saving time, and for many people, this is also time for some spring cleaning.
Picture a deadly pandemic going into its second year. Government officials insist on the need to continue social distancing, gathering bansand mask mandates.
My perfect day starts when I wake up early, around 5:30 to 6 in the morning.
On Saturday April 17, 2021 at 10am there will be a workshop called “Ah, for Hilachas: Textile and Weaving Workshops” presented through Zoom.
On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10am the medical laboratory Equipar will present a workshop on Production of vaccines, development and scaling of bioprocesses.
The Franz Mayer Museum brings you the online lecture “Baroque: History of a Concept” on Thur., Mar. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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