Exploring the Tiny Beach Towns of the Oaxacan Riviera

Exploring the Tiny Beach Towns of the Oaxacan Riviera

Mexico’s Oaxacan coast has a slightly more European feel than its Caribbean counterpart, which is predominantly frequented by North Americans. Here, it’s more of a mix of nationalities. In terms of age, there were plenty of retirees around, especially in Huatulco and Puerto Escondido, 60 miles eastwards, but the expats outside of those two main towns were on the younger...

Six Days, Five Cities, and $650 for Two in Colonial Mexico

Six Days, Five Cities, and $650 for Two in Colonial Mexico

After three years in Mexico, my residence was expiring. Although I’d traveled extensively, there were still a few cities to visit before leaving. So my husband, Sergio, and I set ourselves a challenge: Six days, five cities, and a budget of $650 for two. We exceeded our own expectations and even came home with change.