Sunset in Mazunte is elevated by the sacred hills of Punta Cometa. The three ridges that extend into the Pacific Ocean are the most southern point along the Oaxaca coast. In the winter, it’s a place where you can see whales navigating the seas below and birds migrating overhead. Each evening, residents and visitors wander…
During my nearly two weeks in San Cristobal, one of the most surprising finds was the variety of restaurants. San Cristobal de las Casas has attracted a wide culinary range that includes a remarkable number of Asian and vegan restaurants. Seriously, it’s amazing to find two places serving Korean food in a Mexican town of…
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.