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10 Fascinating Facts About Oaxaca

By Amber Dunlap Oaxaca’s mild climate, rich culture, distinct cuisine, and penchant for larger-than-life celebrations is what puts Oaxaca on the map for many travelers, but do you know how Oaxaca got its name or why its indigenous traditions are so vast and varied? Do you know about the pivotal figures that once called this…

The Two Local Charities You’re Supporting By Taking a Oaxaca Eats Food Tour

By Amber Dunlap Kay and Dean Michaels started Oaxaca Eats Food Tours to share with others what they love about Oaxaca — the food, history and culture — and to give back to the community that has welcomed them so warmly. A big part of Oaxaca Eats’ “give back” mission is to donate 5% of…

Eating Insects in Oaxaca: The 4 Edible Insects You Have to Try

By Amber Dunlap While insects aren’t a common menu item in the US or Canada, they are a no-fat source of protein served around the world. Bug protein has already found its way into pet and plant food, fish food for aquaculture and protein bars, and it’s poised to become a billion dollar plus industry….

An Insider’s View on the Weather in Oaxaca and the Best Time to Visit

On May 4, 2021 Making plans for a memorable trip to Oaxaca de Juarez (Oaxaca) but wondering when might be the best time of year to visit? Fortunately, Oaxaca is blessed with low humidity, moderate temperatures, and an average of 311 days of sunshine per year. Weather-wise finding a good time to visit Oaxaca is…