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Photographer Captures The Breathtaking Beauty Of Mexico’s Indigenous Communities

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.07.2016 | Latino Voices

"Oaxaca was something that had to happen, it was something that I didn’t look for. It simply occurred." That's how photographer Diego Huerta descri...

Mexico Prevents Indigenous Designs From Being Culturally Appropriated — Again

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 03.17.2016 | Latino Voices

When designer Isabel Marant sent her spring/summer 2015 "Étoile" collection down the runway last year, she had no idea that the designs--which she la...

A Groundbreaking New Kind Of Tourism Makes Rural Mexican Villages Smarter, Stronger And Richer

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.11.2017 | Impact
Carly Schwartz

I am sitting cross-legged on the floor of Mendoza's modest show-room, a cement shack painted yellow and stacked with blankets and tapestries for sale. About a dozen tourists from around the world sit in clusters around me, watching Mendoza's 80-year-old mother prepare the wool for spinning

The Crossing: An American Tradition

Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque

An anthem for an immigrant nation where crossing borders and cultures out of necessity, in hopes of greater opportunities, are as American as apple pie (which, by the way, was brought by British and Dutch immigrants.)

How To Make A Grasshopper Trail Mix With Oaxacan 'Chapulines'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.03.2015 | Latino Voices

If you consider yourself a foodie and you want to take a trip, look no further than Oaxaca, one of Mexico's most important gastronomical hubs, for a u...

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in November? Mexico.

Lonely Planet | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Lonely Planet

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef.

I'd Rather Ride A Mexican Bus Than An American Airline

Beth Arnold | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Beth Arnold

Yes, rather than enduring the time suck and hassle that air travel anywhere now promises--the long, expensive taxi ride to the airport, the shoving, surly crowds, and the chaotic security and boarding processes--we opted for a Mexican bus.

A Path to Liberation: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

All over the world, people are rising up to support their communities towards sustainability and collective liberation. This week we share about two grantees in Oakland California who have launched local businesses that support and empower marginalized communities.

Caught on Tape: Top Surfer Braves Biggest Waves at Puerto Escondido, Mexico in Recent History

The Surf Channel | Posted 05.08.2016 | Sports
The Surf Channel

While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.

Oaxaca Mexico, Colors Galore

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week, I spent four amazing days in Oaxaca. It was my first ever trip to this city of 400,000 people -- a city located right in the southern indigenous heartland of Mexico. Oaxaca welcomed me with mild weather and the soothing splendor of its sprawling landscapes.

Mescal in the Cemetery

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

So I'm walking around this cemetery at one A.M. I'm drinking mescal and I'm deep into Mexico. Normally this set of facts portends trouble to come. ...

9 Totally Weird Holiday Traditions Around the World

Findery | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Findery

There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you've probably never heard of -- the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala).

Chocolate On Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

I aimed directly for several small dishes filled with a dark, thick chocolate pudding set out on the counter, mini-spoons jutting straight up as if intended for my mouth. Perfect.

Local Climate Change Initiatives Bring Local Benefits and Global Impacts

Gary Gero | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Gary Gero

The community has developed the first forest offset project under the Reserve's Mexico Forest Protocol. The project will help provide clean water, an improved standard of living and improved habitat conditions.

8 Under-The-Radar Foodie Cities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The lesser-known dining scenes below are ambitious and unconventional, they're buzzing with new and noteworthy chefs, and they're diverse and unexpected.

The JT Insider Food Guide: Mexico

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Top chef Enrique Olvera of Mexico City's world renowned restaurant Pujol, gives us his tips on how to experience the best of this foodie nation.

Maza's Story: A Mexican Street Dog Finds Refuge in Manhattan

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

The first time I saw her, she was dragging a heavy chain fastened around her neck. Each step the skinny and weak dog took was an effort painful to watch. From the first moment I saw Maza, something about her told me she wanted more than a full stomach and a place to be safe; this dog wanted to be part of a family.

The Exceptional Traveler: A Traveler's Alternative to Assisted Living

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

I considered many options and countries before deciding to rent a house in Mexico. We came close in Panama, but moving my mother to a property beneath a volcano... well, I wasn't setting myself up for those endless family jokes.

14 Heavenly Candy Lands Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Think of this as your very own Valentine's Day bucket list of 14 candy kingdoms -- places where you can shop for sugar (and sweet treats) around the world.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Mexico City Erupts Over Neoliberal Education Bill

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

In Mexico City, school teachers are meting out some serious discipline to a government gone awry. For the past several weeks, the metropolis has pul...

The Unspoiled Beauty of Huatulco

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If you are looking for a winter getaway with natural beauty, Huatulco, Mexico is almost perfect, especially in November when prices are lower, mosquitoes are dormant, hotel occupancy is sparse, and the vegetation is very green.

Tropical Storm Barry Kills 3 In Mexico

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

An eight-year-old child and his mother were killed in southern Mexico after being swept away in a river during Tropical Storm Barry, bringing the deat...

8 Stunning Markets for Foodies

minube | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
minube

There's no easier way to get a true taste of the local culture than by heading for a stroll around the marketplace. The world over, markets are a place for meeting with friends, checking out the day's offerings, and, of course, stocking up on some of the freshest ingredients available.

WATCH: Summer In Oaxaca From Beginning To End

Bricia Lopez | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel
Bricia Lopez

Summers in Oaxaca are launched with the Guelaguetza festival, a two week long celebration of life and culture.