Posts in Mexico

Impressions from Día de los Muertos

As a visitor, I found Día de los Muertos to be one of the best and most unforgettable times to visit Mexico. Here are some of my impressions from this unique holiday to inspire you. 

The Oaxacan Coastline at Sunset

I have been extremely lucky to see some completely breathtaking sunsets throughout my travels. However, I think it's safe to say that one place beats out all the rest: Oaxaca, a Mexican state on the Pacific coast.

Introducing Guanajuato in 30 Distinct Images

While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with hitting all the major points of interest, the real allure of Guanajuato can wholly be felt outside on the streets – along narrow cobblestone alleyways, in the midst of a bustling food market, in calm little green spaces. It’s here in the ordinary places of the city where one can truly appreciate the details.

11 Essential Things to Do in Guanajuato: A First-Timer's Guide

Although Guanajuato has long passed the point of being an 'off-the-beaten-track' destination, it's striking architecture and unusual attractions keep this one-of-a-kind city right at the top of the list for Mexico-bound travelers looking for an alternative to the all-inclusive resort towns along the coastline. There is plenty to explore and discover - here are some essential things to do for a first-time visitor.

Zipolite and the Coast of Oaxaca: A Visitor’s Guide

In a place where time seems to pass a little more slowly, where the locals are unpretentious and laid back, where happy hour is an all-day affair, where you're free to roam naked on the beach and feel the rush of the strong Pacific Ocean against your bare skin, it's all too easy never to want to leave. At least, that's how I felt about Zipolite, a tiny beach bum town in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. 

Why You Should Visit Costa Maya Now

Mexico-bound travelers who are looking to get off the well-beaten gringo path only need to head a few hours south of Cancun to Costa Maya, a less developed area that is slowly blossoming into the Yucatan’s new vacation hot spot. But it won't last forever. Here are some reasons why you should visit Costa Maya now, as well as some important information for making the most of your visit.