Tag Archives: Mexican Cuisine

Itanoní: All Maíz All the Time

I had high expectations for food in Oaxaca and it didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of old restaurants doing traditional Oaxacan foods and an impressive new wave of modern Mexican cuisine being created by talented young chefs. I had … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions: Mexican Edition II

I have professed my love of breakfast many times in the past and one of the reasons I decided to stay at a bed and breakfast in Oaxaca was so that I would get a delicious desayuno Oaxaqueño everyday.  Now … Continue reading

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Moonlight Yoga

Even with the best of intentions it’s not easy to keep up a regular yoga practice when you’re traveling.  I try to do something each day in my own way, whether it be a short asana practice in my apartment … Continue reading

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Last Days in Merida, Mexico

My last week in Mexico came faster than I expected.  We had a few more students at the institute but because of our differing schedules, it felt as if I had the whole school to myself.  With Chris leaving to … Continue reading

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The Day of the Dead

I was fortunate to be in Puebla 6 years ago on El Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), to learn about the rituals and traditions of this important day of remembrance.  The people in Puebla set up … Continue reading

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Perfect Yucatecan Day: Part III (Cenote)

So far my day trip out of Merida was going swimmingly well.  The Bennett family and I started our day with ridiculously good tacos at Wayan’e, which I liked so much that I had an entire post about them.  And … Continue reading

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Magical Town of Izamál

When I first arrived in Merida 7 weeks ago my Spanish teacher told me about a little town where all the buildings are pained yellow.  Izamál is called la ciudad amarillo (yellow city) but also called la ciudad mago, a … Continue reading

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