The Black Ceramic of Oaxaca

The Black Ceramic of Oaxaca

The intricate designs cut into the black clay are what make this ceramic so special. photo credit – Wikimedia The black ceramic of Oaxaca has quite a history. About 70 years ago in the small town of San Bartolo Coyotepec outside of Oaxaca, an indigenous woman...
The Cenotes Of Mexico

The Cenotes Of Mexico

The cenotes of Mexico are sink holes in porous limestone filled with crystalline water and there are literally thousands of them in the Yucatan peninsula.  The ancient Maya saw them as gateways to the underworld and offerings have been found in many...
Diving In Mexico

Diving In Mexico

Diving in Mexico offers some world-class experiences.  If you’re a diver, you already know all about Cozumel and the cenote (cave) dives you can do in the Yucatan.  If you’re not a diver, you might consider getting certified, either in the U.S. or in Mexico...
16 Tips For A Great Vacation In Mexico

16 Tips For A Great Vacation In Mexico

We all need to prepare before we set out for a foreign country.  Fortunately, Mexico is a neighbor and many of the things that we take for granted in the U.S. are easily found in Mexico.  Nonetheless, here are 16 tips for a great vacation in Mexico, the...
Mexico’s Best Street Food

Mexico’s Best Street Food

There are so many great restaurants in Mexico.  You’ll be astonished at the quality of the meals you get on your vacation.  But some of the best eats are to be had on the street, whether from stands or roving street vendors.  This is where you want to...