Monte Alban, Oaxaca in Photos

Monte Alban was once one of the largest cities in ancient Mesoamerica built by the Zapotec people over 2000 years ago and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site that is absolutely worth visiting on any trip to Oaxaca. We highly recommend a hiring a tour guide. We went with a teacher from our Spanish…

First Impressions of Oaxaca

Oaxaca has been an amazing place to visit. Its hard to say for sure, but our gut says its a great first place to visit on your first time to Mexico because it has a great balance of everything. Its a city, so there is a lot to do and a lot to see and…

There’s No Turning Back Now

We quit our jobs, sold our stuff, and packed everything we could imagine we would need into 40 liter backpacks and hopped on a plane.   Why we’re doing this About a year ago we got to the point where our careers, finances, and societal pressures (for lack of a better term) were telling us…