Is Chiapas Safe to Travel to in 2023? Your Local Guide

Is Chiapas safe to travel to in 2023? Safety is likely to be at the forefront of your mind if you are planning a trip to the Southern Mexican state of Chiapas.  (Safety is one of the main concerns for people traveling to Mexico, period. It’s a place that people are often anxious about visiting … Read more

Visiting the Sumidero Canyon Chiapas: Your 2023 Insider’s Guide

Visiting the Sumidero Canyon (Cañón del Sumidero)  is a highlight of most people’s trip to Chiapas. Next to visiting San Cristobal de Las Casas and the archeological site at Palenque, it is one of the most popular things to do in this region.  The Sumidero Canyon Chiapas  This dramatic canyon occupies an area close to … Read more

16 of the Best Things to do in Chiapas Mexico – Your Insider’s Guide for 2023

There are plenty of things to do in Chiapas Mexico, whatever your interest or travel style. In fact, there is enough to do here that you could easily dedicate an entire month to exploring Chiapas state and still feel as though you have barely scratched the surface. Chiapas is arguably one of Mexico´s most underrated … Read more

Chiapa de Corzo: Charming Pueblo Magico in the Heart of Chiapas

Chiapa de Corzo is often overlooked from most people’s Chiapas itineraries. If anything, it is only visited as a brief stopping point en route to San Cristobal de las Casas.  However, it is every bit as charming as San Cristobal and it is absolutely deserved of a day or two of your time if your … Read more

Mexican Chiapas Coffee: Culture, Heritage and Flavor (2023 Guide)

Mexican Chiapas coffee is among the best coffee that you can try. This is not just restricted to within Mexico but in the world.  When people think about excellent-tasting, high-quality coffee produced in Latin and South America, Mexico isn’t the first country that springs to mind. Indeed, the coffee produced in Colombia and Ecuador seems … Read more

25 Incredible Things to do in San Cristobal de Las Casas [2023]

San Cristobal de Las Casas is a gorgeous settlement nestled in the mountains of Chiapas. It is the raison d’etre that most people even venture to Chiapas state in the first place and it should rank high on your Mexico bucket list. You could easily dedicate a week to exploring San Cristobal de Las Casas … Read more

11 Wonderful Things to do in Comitan Chiapas Mexico in 2023

Comitan Chiapas is a gorgeous city and pueblo magico in the southernmost part of Chiapas state. Despite its charm and proximity to many of Chiapas’ main tourist attractions, it has remained off the main tourist trail, at least for now.  However, Comitan is just as worthy a base for your exploration of Chiapas as the … Read more

San Juan Chamula – A Chiapas Town Like No Other [Your 2023 Guide]

San Juan Chamula is a small town just 11km (25 minutes) away from the charming Chiapas pueblo magico of San Cristobal de las Casas. It is a settlement like no other, with a culture that is deeply entwined with ancient spiritual practices and religion.  The Iglesia de San Juan Chamula  The raison d’être for most … Read more

Zinacantán Mexico: Indigenous Village in the Heart of Chiapas

Zinacantán Mexico is a little town in the southern part of the central Chiapas highlands. While globally, few people have heard of Zinacantán, the town is a popular day trip destination from San Cristobal de las Casas. Zinacantán Mexico There are 68 different indigenous groups living in Mexico, each of which speaks a native language … Read more