Word of Mouth: Oaxaca de Juárez

Artisanal crafts, vegetable-forward dining, mezcal cocktails and more in the largest city within its eponymous Mexican state

One of the most important cultural hubs in Mexico, the state of Oaxaca is absolutely brimming with beautiful art and delicious food, and its eponymous capital city sits pretty as its vibrant centerpiece. The problem with visiting Oaxaca de Juárez (just over an hour flight from CDMX) for a relatively short amount of time is not finding things to do, but rather narrowing down the …

Riviera Maya’s Accessible Oasis, Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Eco-conscious travelers will feel a world away at this ocean-meets-jungle property

For those seeking a “fly and flop” vacation—an easy trip to a beautiful destination with plenty of lounging around—finding the ideal spot can be difficult. Plenty of hotels that cater to that idea are massive, a little soulless, or don’t focus on details beyond the cocktails. Anybody interested in an easy vacation that also means supporting the local community, conserving the environment, enjoying design and …

Nopalera’s Premium Bath and Body Line, Powered By Cacti

The Mexican botanical-based brand on a mission to decolonize the bath and body industry

In the world of beauty, bath products often take a second seat to cleansers, face masks and makeup but soaps and skincare are essential—and that has become even more apparent in recent years. In fact, it was during these times that Nopalera, a premium bath and body line inspired by Mexico, came to fruition. Having just partnered with Free People this month, Nopalera blends nopal …