Hiking

A Weekend Camping and Hiking at Nevado de Toluca, Mexico’s Fourth-Highest Volcano

Mexico’s volcanoes are beautiful and foreboding, their sharp peaks scraping the sky and many times shrouded in clouds. And while Mexico’s three highest peaks are either inaccessible to hikers (Popocatépetl) or very difficult to climb even with a guide (Citlaltépetl and Iztaccihuatl), Nevado de Toluca… Read More »A Weekend Camping and Hiking at Nevado de Toluca, Mexico’s Fourth-Highest Volcano
El Camino going off into the horizon

Why El Camino de Santiago is the Best Choice for Your First Thru-Hike

El Camino de Santiago leads thousands of hikers across Spain every year, dipping into the Pyrenees mountains, crossing Spain’s best wine-producing region, and visiting historic cities and rural towns before ending in Santiago de Compostela. In comparison to other long-distance hiking trails around the world,… Read More »Why El Camino de Santiago is the Best Choice for Your First Thru-Hike

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Oaxaca. Even the name draws you in. It has the highest indigenous population of any state in México with hundreds of indigenous languages still being spoken. Oaxacan restaurants are taking over the food scene in Mexico City and mezcal, the hipster tequila, comes almost exclusively… Read More »Oaxaca, Oaxaca