Oaxaca City is magical. The residents of Oaxaca are deeply tied to their indigenous roots and their traditions infuse vibrancy into this colonial city. Between the bustling markets, incredible food, ancient ruins, and lively street parades (calendas), you’ll find plenty of things to do in Oaxaca. Are you planning to visit Oaxaca but need help…
Oaxaca tours manage to mix nature, history, and artisans in one, often with a mezcal tasting for good measure. The beauty of basing yourself in the city is the abundance of day trips from Oaxaca to the surrounding valleys. Click to discover the vibrancy of Oaxaca.
Imagine swimming in an infinity pool of natural spring water on the top of a cliff with endless views of the surrounding mountains. To your right is a beautiful petrified waterfall that cascades into the valley below, appearing as if it has been frozen in time. This is the gorgeous scene at Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca.
If you study a map of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, you’ll soon realize there are more Mayan ruins to visit than famous Chichen Itza. Discover the 7 best ruins in the Yucatan and which one is our favorite.
One of the most important things to know about Day of the Dead is it’s a family affair. A time for reflection on those who’ve left his world. But there’s so much more to this traditional Mexican holiday. Read on to discover the facts about Day of the Dead you don’t know.
Mayan Ruins, wild flamingos, cenotes, oh my! Valladolid, Mexico has a lot to offer. Read on to discover why we keep coming back to this charming colonial town in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
A trip to Mexico is not complete without spending an afternoon in a traditional Mexican cantina. It’s a budget-friendly way to have a few beers and enjoy a few snacks with friends while traveling in Mexico. Read our guide to visiting a cantina in Mexico.
Are you thinking of visiting Celestun Mexico to see the flamingos? Read everything you need to know before you go, including our secret to the best flamingo boat tour.
Traveling to Merida, Mexico? There are so many (free) things to do in this cultural capital of the Yucatan Peninsula. Read our travel guide – The Best Things to do in Merida and explore the best that Merida has to offer!
Save our guide for your Merida, Mexico travels. This ultimate guide to Merida museums includes a quick profile on each museum, including the hours and admission price. Many of the museum and events in Mexico are free – great for the budget traveler!