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20 places to travel in your 20s

There’s no better way to change your perception of the world — and maybe yourself — than travel. You’ll experience different cultures, meet new friends and make lifelong memories. But traveling in your 20s poses challenges: You might have financial constraints, limited time off from work and concerns about safety. So think of this selection […]

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San Agustinillo: One Main Road and a Spectacular Beach

Although the distances between pueblos are short when measured in kilometers or hours, a visitor traveling the Oaxacan Coast and touring villages from Puerto Escondido to Huatulco will feel diverse emotions and can anticipate a variety of unique experiences. San Agustinillo is the place for you if you seek tranquility: a place to lie in […]

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Oaxacan Art

When most visitors to Oaxaca think of Oaxacan art, the first thing that usually comes to mind is folk art; alebrijes (carved, fancifully painted wooden figures), barro negro (black pottery), tapetes (hand-made wool rugs), and other craft products.  They don’t realize that Oaxaca has a longstanding fine art tradition which continues to thrive today.  Indeed […]

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Oaxaca’s Bubbling Springs and Petrified Waterfalls: Hierve el Agua

In Peter Greenberg’s recently aired The Royal Tour, President Calderón selected diving in the cenotes of Yucatan instead of a refreshing swim at Hierve el Agua.  Nevertheless, Oaxaca’s bubbling springs and petrified waterfalls are one of the most spectacular attractions in all Mexico, of course with all due respect to Mr. President. Hierve el Agua […]

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Oaxaca – 5 Interesting & Fun Facts

Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s most unique and beautiful States.  Located in the Southwestern part of the country, Oaxaca  is best known for its indigenous peoples and cultures.  From mountainous ranges to spectacular coastline, this state is not to be missed.  Here are 5 interesting facts about Oaxaca: #1 – An unusual Oaxaca delicacy is chapulines, […]

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Travel to Mexico – Oaxaca

Oaxaca including Huatulco to Puerto Escondido has recently been named by the U.S. State Department as one of the safest places to visit in Mexico. The safe environment all along the Oaxacan coastline is very apparent once you spend any time here.  From the beautiful beaches to it’s amazing people, Oaxaca makes you feel welcome and secure. […]

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