Huatulco Beaches | Discover the Best Beaches in Huatulco, Mexico

Huatulco Beaches | Discover the Best Beaches in Huatulco, Mexico

Huatulco beaches are some of the most beautiful on the coast of Oaxaca. Along the roughly 22 miles of coastline are more than 9 bays with an incredible 30-plus beaches tucked inside. The beaches in Huatulco are surrounded by nature. The resorts are regulated to keep a low profile. And several of the bays are…

21 Best Oaxaca Beaches – Discover the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico

21 Best Oaxaca Beaches – Discover the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico

Did you know Oaxaca beaches are some of the best beaches in Mexico? The Oaxaca coast spans 370 miles along the Pacific Ocean in the southern part of the country. It weaves through picturesque bays of turquoise water with golden sand and towering palm trees. The coast of Oaxaca has remained largely undiscovered from mass…

Oaxaca Day of the Dead (2022) – Ultimate Guide to Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca Day of the Dead (2022) – Ultimate Guide to Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca City is a magical, festive place no matter the time of year but it becomes especially so during Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. If you have plans to attend the celebration, you’re in the right place. I often use the city as a base for my travels so not only…

25 Top Things To Do in Puerto Escondido – Activities and Day Trips for Everyone

25 Top Things To Do in Puerto Escondido – Activities and Day Trips for Everyone

If you’re looking for what to do in Puerto Escondido, you’re in the right place. This Mexican surfing town quickly became one of my favorite destinations on the Oaxacan coast.  There is no shortage of things to do in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. There are beautiful beaches, amazing wildlife, world-class surfing, and incredible day trips nearby….

31 Best Restaurants in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

31 Best Restaurants in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

While searching for the best food in Puerto Escondido, I was constantly impressed by the variety of options. In addition to traditional Oaxacan food, cheap tacos, and fresh seafood, there is a ton of international and vegetarian restaurants. And I tried only a handful of Puerto Escondido restaurants that didn’t make the cut. While this…

Ultimate Guide to the Best Puerto Escondido Beaches

Ultimate Guide to the Best Puerto Escondido Beaches

Would you believe me if I told you there is a Puerto Escondido beach for every day of the week? Well, it’s true and you’re about to discover them all.  The beauty of visiting this long stretch of coastline is that there’s a wide range of beaches for every person and every mood. In fact,…

10 Best Hostels in Puerto Escondido

10 Best Hostels in Puerto Escondido

It was never my intention to stay in so many hostels in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. But that’s the result of not booking in advance during the high season (roughly November – March).  So I highly recommend using this guide of the best Puerto Escondido hostels to narrow down your search and book in advance. Otherwise,…

A Traditional Día de Muertos in Atzompa with Coyote Aventuras

A Traditional Día de Muertos in Atzompa with Coyote Aventuras

Like the spirits in the night, we’re guided by the cempasúchil (marigold) flowers along a path that leads us to the most mesmerizing altar I’ve ever seen.

We’re at the house of Paco and his family, who are one of several clay artisans in Atzompa. We’ve been invited to participate in a traditional Día de Muertos celebration with Coyote Aventuras.

11 Best Hostels in Oaxaca City, Mexico

11 Best Hostels in Oaxaca City, Mexico

If you’ve poked around this website a bit, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I love Oaxaca City. I’ve spent over three months in the city this year alone. As a result, I’ve personally stayed at every single one of these Oaxaca hostels and several more than once! I’m not going to simply tell…