Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and 2013. This year I started off in Iraq on New Year’s Day and I have Read more about Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Tequila Ice Cream in Mercado Benito Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico

The Mexicans are great at food and quirky appetite quenching ideas. Hats (or sombreros) off to them for that. I’ve been backpacking in Mexico recently and visited places like Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Oaxaca, Monte Alban and San Cristobal de las Casas. Food and drink wise, it’s been overwhelming! I could write about 20 Friday’s Featured Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Tequila Ice Cream in Mercado Benito Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico[…]

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Backpacking in Mexico: Top 10 Sights in Oaxaca de Juarez

Oaxaca de Juarez comes as a pleasant surprise as you bus your way south of Mexico City. In the wake of a lot of air disasters, it was a wise move to use buses in Mexico and we had quite a few before heading to Guatemala. We arrived by bus into Oaxaca and decided on Read more about Backpacking in Mexico: Top 10 Sights in Oaxaca de Juarez[…]

Where to Stay in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico: La Betulia Bed and Breakfast

After spending a week exploring the marvel of Mexico City, it was time to venture south and we chose to get a bus down to the city of Oaxaca de Juarez first. Having spent 7 nights in the wonderful Casa San Ildefonso in Mexico’s capital, we hoped to find somewhere just as cosy and relaxing Read more about Where to Stay in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico: La Betulia Bed and Breakfast[…]

Touring Monte Alban: A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico

When you have travelled for years on end through more “lost cities” than you can think of (Sigiriya, Machu Picchu, Teotihuacan etc.) the idea of yet another one might sound like more of the same. However Monte Alban was a pleasant surprise. Situated on a mountain top only a half hour drive from Oaxaca de Read more about Touring Monte Alban: A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico[…]

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