Puerto Escondido: The perfect blend of beach and city

Puerto Escondido in a Nutshell Puerto Escondido (“Hidden Port”) is located on the coast of Mexico’s state of Oaxaca. Known for its surf‐worthy waves and affordable accomodations, Puerto Escondido draws beach bunnies from all over Mexico and the rest of the World. Getting There Travelling from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido was an adventure on…

Oaxaca: The capital of Mexico’s state that has it all

Oaxaca in a Nutshell Oaxaca de Juárez or just “Oaxaca” is the capital of Mexico’s state with the same name. Oaxaca is abundant in some of the finest indulgences that this world has to offer: chocolate, hashish, mezcal, and coffee. Visiting Oaxaca will leave you wondering why anybody settled anywhere else, for that matter. Accomodations…

Zipolite and Mazunte: Nudies, yoga, and sun

Zipolite and Mazunte in a Nutshell Zipolite and Mazunte are two beach towns in Mexico’s state of Oaxaca and are located about 10 minutes apart, by car. Zipolite is known for being one of Mexico’s only clothing optional (i.e. nude) beaches. Meanwhile, Mazunte is home to the National Mexican Turtle Centre, and apparently turtles like its beaches…