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4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent variety?<p>According to the Social Security …

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The most beautiful small towns in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vibrant facades, cobblestone streets, multicolored lakes and mountainous backdrops are just a few things that make Mexico's small towns spectacularly photogenic.<p>The diversity of landscape across Mexico means that different regions offer distinctive delights, from desert ghost towns and …


Aguamiel Review

An unpretentious tlayudería that’s also one of the best Oaxacan restaurants in town<p><b>GO HERE:</b> for casual, authentic Oaxacan cuisine—much beloved in the city but not as prevalent as you might think—from one of the most exalted chefs in Oaxaca City. At Oaxaca’s Pitiona, José Manuel Baños serves …

Oaxaca, Mexico – vivid art, joyous festivals – and ant eggs fried in garlic

The fantastic cuisine, textiles and parties of the southern Mexican city stem from a resilient indigenous culture, says mezcal producer Santiago Suárez Córdova<p><b>Oaxaca has some of the richest and strongest traditions in Mexico</b>. If you go in July for the Guelaguetza festival, the whole city explodes. …


36 Hours in Oaxaca, Mexico

More Than Mole: Why Oaxaca is Mexico's Hottest New Food Destination

Oaxaca has always been Mexico’s most authentic food town. Now a new generation of chefs is experimenting with the old recipes and turning the city …


36 hours in Oaxaca, Mexico

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE:</i> The state of Oaxaca is one of the most diverse and beautiful in Mexico. It would take a lifetime to fully absorb such a place…so …


Meet the Muxes of Oaxaca, a “third gender” that goes back to pre-Hispanic times

Found in the Zapotec community of Juchitán de Zaragoza, in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Mexico, Muxes are men who dress like women, assume …


Oaxaca Culinary Delights

From spicy mole to heirloom corn, and from tejate to freshly ground chocolate, Oaxaca offers taste experiences that you won't find anywhere else in …


Oaxaca’s Art and Food Rebels

While tracking down art for a provocative exhibit, writer Douglas Anthony Cooper discovers fabulous recipes from this Mexican city’s great …


7 Essential Street Foods to Inhale in Oaxaca

Often referred to as the Land of Seven Moles, Oaxaca’s food culture is famously rich and diverse. But it’s even more varied than most travelers …

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Photos: Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”

The jungle around Toribío in southwestern Colombia is filled with vast pot plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see. At night, the greenhouse lights glow like a sea of fluorescent plankton.<p>Colombia’s 50-year civil war devastated this region. Fighting between the Colombian army and the …

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El Peñón de Guatapé

Medellin nocturna

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Medellín, Colombia: Affordable Cosmopolitan Living In Latin America

Town and Country: Pair Medellín with Jardín on Your Next Trip to Colombia

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The Perfect Weekend in Medellín, Colombia

From contemporary Colombian art to a lush nature preserve, here’s your guide to a perfect getaway in this creative, chill—and safe—city.<p>Medellín, Colombia's second largest city, used to be known for its drug trade and astronomical murder rate. No more. Now one of the most livable cities in South …

Colombia’s New Cool: the Once-Dodgy Medellín

In the ranking of hot new Colombian destinations, Medellín has suddenly overtaken both Bogotá and Cartagena. Ongoing peace talks with rebel groups …

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Taking Stock of Medellin, Colombia’s Growing Arts Scene

An interview with Emiliano Valdés, chief curator at Medellín, Colombia’s modern art museum, about the new wing it just unveiled, and the city’s …

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-OpEd- PARIS — While leafing through the newspapers in an English pub last weekend, I was surprised to see The Sunday Times, hardly a tabloid, …

Celebrating Family And Holidays In Pretty Medellin

Arriving in Medellin yesterday afternoon was like coming finally to rest at the end of a sprint following a marathon.<p>Like all businesses, ours made a final-quarter push October, November, and December. Then we pushed harder right up until the holidays were upon us, laying the groundwork for 2016. …

Medellín in bloom: the city of Pablo Escobar now flourishes with art and orchids

The verdant Colombian city is a place of ‘magical realism’ for the film-maker Kate Horne, whose latest release, Gabo, is a documentary of Gabriel García Márquez<p><b>The “city of eternal spring” charmed me from the moment I arrived, with its beautiful surrounding mountains</b>, the rich culture of …

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