SHOPPING LA CALACA “This shop has really interesting colonial Mexican ceramics—plates, pitchers, jugs—as well as religious artifacts, like reliquaries and crucifixes, and textiles,” Weisman says. “Many of the pieces are 19th century, but some are older. It’s the best shop in town for Mexican antiques.” 93 Mesones; 011-52-415-152-3954; lacalaca.com
The Best Small Hotels in the World - Condé Nast Traveler MEXICO 2. Casa de Sierra Nevada, San Miguel de Allende Readers' rating: 98.5 (tie); 15 rooms "There can't be another property in the world like this hotel," a mixture of 16th- to 18th-century Spanish colonial buildings with "gorgeously upscale" individually decorated rooms dispersed throughout six casonas (or mansions) half a block from the town square.