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Discover Extraordinary Christmas Traditions In Mexico

Are you looking for something a little more colorful than just a White Christmas this year? Perhaps a chance to escape the cold weather and the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and just relax for a change?

Then join us this holiday season on the Christmas in Oaxaca trip, where you'll experience Mexico's rich and varied traditions—in warm weather! It's eight days of indigenous cultures, holiday pageantry, and hands-on fun with puppetry and crafts. 

Posted on August 15, 2016

Noche de Rábanos: A Surprising Tradition Of Christmas In Mexico


The Noche de Rábanos, or Night of the Radishes, held each December 23rd in the zócalo (town square) of Oaxaca City, is one of the most unique Christmas traditions in Mexico.




Posted on July 20, 2016

Christmas in Oaxaca: Three in the Manger

School librarian Linda Lakshminarayanan found the perfect way to spend her holiday break last December: Christmas in Mexico. Encouraged by a friend who had travelled to Oaxaca and knew of its history and traditional arts, Lakshminarayanan set out on her first trip south of the border. Her desire to explore a new place was quenched by warm days spent in the company of new friends and the generous people they met along the way.

Posted on September 28, 2015


Welcome to The Bird's Word, the blog of Journeys International. Here at Journeys, we don’t just visit a place. We immerse ourselves into the culture, the people and the places where we travel. It’s what we call “adventure deeper.” Won’t you join us?

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