Mexico
An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation Oaxaca, cradle of The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), alebrijes, and mole' sauce, offers up a great backdrop to excellent walking, urban hiking, and hiking. Drop in the wonderful 7-pueblo ecotourism cooperative of the Pueblos...

How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

Enjoying Oaxaca Dia de Los Muertos In part three of our walking vacation in Oaxaca, we returned to this vibrant Mexican city all decked out in its marigold-finest to celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos.) Oaxaca, the cradle of excellent Dia de Los Muertos...

Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Pueblos Mancomunados For an authentic, immersive experience in Mexico, you need to hike the Sierra Norte mountains near Oaxaca in the Pueblos Mancomunados. For the last two years, I've hiked these wonderful trails in October, and each year, I can't wait to go...

Shopping in Tijuana for the Day with Donkeys

Shopping in Tijuana for the Day with Donkeys

Quick Stop in Tijuana (Note: The post was updated in 2019.) On our last vacation day, rather than hanging out with the parents, we decided to add one more stamp to the passports and head to Mexico. Kelly decided she would rather hang with her grandparents, so Steve...