Category Archives: Oaxaca

Hiking in the Pueblos Mancomunados in Oaxaca

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I recently took a fantastic day trip from Oaxaca City to a fascinating region in Oaxaca state, the Pueblos Mancomunados. There are eight of these villages located in the Sierra Norte mountain range known for its rich flora and fauna from towering agave plants to lush pine forests. The mountainous countryside probably isn’t what comes […]

Jalatlaco Neighborhood, Oaxaca

The charming neighborhood of Jalatlaco is one of my favorite places in Oaxaca. This peaceful barrio is all cobbled streets and colorful buildings with delightful coffee shops and craft stores thrown in. Bustling Centro is home to the main attractions in Oaxaca while charming Xochimilco neighborhood is another favorite of mine with colorful street art […]

Tlacolula Market Visitors Guide + What To Eat

During my third trip to Oaxaca recently, I visited somewhere new to me, Tlacolula Market held on Sundays only. This vibrant mercado had been on my radar for some time. However, there’s so much to do in Oaxaca that my past two trips got taken up by eating delicious local food, wandering the idyllic streets, […]

30 Things To Do In Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico

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I just got back from a fantastic week in Bahais de Huatulco followed by a week in Mazunte also on the Oaxacan coast. In this guide, I’m going to discuss what to do in Huatulco from exploring the small towns to action-packed activities, nature excursions, and beach-hopping. Bahias de Huatulco is such a rich region of […]

18 Best Things To Do Mazunte, Oaxaca (2024)

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I just spent a wonderful fortnight on the Oaxacan coast. In this guide, I’m going to share the best things to do in Mazunte, Mexico, plus what to eat, where to stay, and other details to help you have an amazing trip! Although I’ve visited several other destinations in Oaxaca, I have to say Mazunte […]

23 BEST Restaurants in Mazunte, Oaxaca

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After a wonderful fortnight on the Oaxaca coast, I’m proud to say I ate and drank my heart out while discovering all the best restaurants in Mazunte! Because I visited as a short holiday (from my base of Mexico City) rather than a longer backpacking trip, I was in the mood to eat out for […]