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The Five – Memories from the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Five – Memories from the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico continues to offer such diversity in travel experiences to all its visors. The state of Oaxaca, often relatively low on most traveler’s radar, remains a place you can discover some of its best. I recommend the exploring the colonial city of Oaxaca a UNESCO site or to surf the bays of Huatulco or the […]

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Trekking the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico – Staying Adventurous Ep 72

Trekking the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico – Staying Adventurous Ep 72

Oaxaca is a magical destination in Mexico. Known for its Day of the Dead, its surfing, and UNESCO heritage sites. It offers incredible cuisine and is home to (mucho) mezcal. I’ve traveled there 5 times already and still want to return. Yes, there is a lot to love about Oaxaca already, but when heading there, […]

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Sunrise Above the Clouds in the Sierra Norte

Sunrise Above the Clouds in the Sierra Norte

We woke up in darkness, a cold darkness inside our cabins and started to prepare for our first hike.  We just arrived late the prior night to Llano Grande one of the communities in the Pueblos Mancomunados, after a long travel day. Our first real views of the Sierra Norte awaited us still and we […]

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Destination Oaxaca City for the Day of the Dead;  Staying Adventurous ep 47

Destination Oaxaca City for the Day of the Dead; Staying Adventurous ep 47

Oaxaca for Day of the Dead was always a dream trip. Oaxaca City, an incredible Mexico Travel destination,  coupled with this inspiring festival did not disappoint at all. Actually, Oaxaca itself is essential Mexico highlighted by its culture, crafts, and cuisine and visiting for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), well that even […]

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The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

Located in the Valley of Oaxaca and just a few kilometers from Oaxaca City lies one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Mexico. Monte Alban founded around 500 BC is one of the earliest sites in Mesoamerica. The location continued to grow in importance and influence for hundreds of years and is believed to […]

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Celebrating Our Arrival to San Martin Talcajete, Oaxaca in Full Headdress

Celebrating Our Arrival to San Martin Talcajete, Oaxaca in Full Headdress

Selected as a Mexico Ambassador in blogger program run in conjunction with Visit Mexico a few years back, I traveled to Oaxaca City for the first time. Before that, I traveled to the state of Oaxaca for a birthday weekend surf excursion in Puerto Escondido, but this was my first time to the colonial city, […]

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Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Walking on the streets of Oaxaca City is a must. And like any Mexican destination, visitors will find surprises. Good surprises. Surprises that force a smile, surprises that create curiosity, and surprises that display the colorful culture of Mexico. One afternoon in Oaxaca I witnessed one such surprise. During my stroll of the streets of […]

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Three Surprises at the Market in Oaxaca

Three Surprises at the Market in Oaxaca

On each and every new trip to a city, certain adventures always rise to the top of my to-do list. One is a walk and after I strolled the streets of Oaxaca on Sunday, I decided to make sure I performed another “must” the following morning. I headed straight to the main market, Mercado Benito Juarez, […]

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