Best Mezcal in Oaxaca

The mezcal boom can be felt throughout Mexico, but Oaxaca still represents the mecca of the mezcal pilgrimage. From top-bartenders and bar owners to casual mezcal drinkers, people from all over the world now flock in Oaxaca to see the place that their favorite spirit first started from. Mezcal used to be considered a boot-leg […]

Carnaval de San Martin Tilca

Last weekend was the annual Carnaval de San Martin Tilcajete, one of the few indigenous traditions that remain in Oaxaca. While I had no previous knowledge of the carnaval, I was pleasantly surprised to be a part of it. After taking to my favorite research partner, Google, I was left with little information on the […]

Backpacking thru Mexico City

Like many of the world’s largest cities, Mexico City has a bad reputation among backpackers. Before visiting, know what you’re getting into before arriving. Mexico City is the 6th largest city in the world with a population of 22 million people. Over 600,000 U.S. Americans live here, it contains the largest population of Americans outside […]