People often ask if I worry about getting sick in Mexico. The truth is I come to Mexico to get healthy. With lots of fresh fruit and sunshine, walking barefoot on the beach and daily yoga – it’s a do-it-yourself wellness retreat at a fraction of what it would cost...Read More
Yesterday, I went to Manzanillo Beach for a margarita and a swim but ended up judging a swimming competition, sampling 30 culinary creations and handing out prizes. It’s all just part of the whirlwind of activity that is the Fiestas de Noviembre in Puerto Escondido. The...Read More
During Day of the Dead, I was surprised to discover that Dia de los Muertos isn’t really a day after all. It’s a week-long cultural celebration. Beginning the third week of October and continuing through to November 2nd, communities across Mexico prepare to...Read More
Fist-fighting, log jousting and snowball throwing, it’s puzzling why so many northern winter traditions seem to involve pain. So, it should come as no surprise that painfully cold water is an important part of an authentic Nordic spa experience. “Increasing your heart rate...Read More
Insider's guide to the best of Mexico's Oaxaca Coast
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