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Oaxaca Itinerary: The Perfect Week

If you’re looking for an immersive but laidback Mexican vacation — something less manic than bustling Mexico City, but more authentic than a beach retreat — then Oaxaca is the sweet spot. You can spend an entire week based in Oaxaca’s city center, as you sample molé and mezcal, meander the markets that influence Mexico’s…

14 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is one of the biggest cities on the planet, but there’s so much more to it than sheer size and sprawl. The city’s cosmopolitan residents and visitors enjoy some of the best shopping, dining, and nightlife in the world. Life is stylish here: Sao Paulo’s art scene is second to none, its entertainment…

Spain Itinerary: The Perfect 10 Days

For first-timers to Spain, there’s so much you’ll want to see and do that it might feel like there’s no possible way to fit it all in one trip. We get it. However, our 10-day Spain itinerary checks off the bucket-list cities and sights that every visitor should see, and gives some flexibility within each…

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Every Decade of Your Life

We at Oyster have visited hundreds and hundreds of all-inclusive resorts around the world. From budget-friendly hotels in the Riviera Maya to luxurious properties in Thailand, there’s an all-inclusive resort for all types of travelers. All-inclusives offer the convenience of having one rate cover the room, meals, drinks, and activities, allowing travelers to fully sit…

Puerto Vallarta vs. Cancun: Which Mexico Vacation is Right for You?

Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta and Cancun are located on opposite coasts, but they’re both famous beach destinations that cater to sun-and-sand seeking tourists. Because both spots are so popular for all-inclusive resorts, water activities, and Mexican vibes, trying to decide between the two can be a little tricky. Never fear. We broke down Puerto Vallarta and…

10 of the Best Spring Getaways on the East Coast

When most people think about spring getaways, spring break comes to mind. And while that’s certainly part of the spring travel season, it’s not the only amazing vacation that you can take. The truth is that outside of Mexico, the Caribbean, and some parts of the southern U.S, spring is shoulder season. And even in…

Puerto Valllarta vs. Cancun: Which Mexico Vacation is Right for You?

Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta and Cancun are located on opposite coasts, but they’re both famous beach destinations that cater to sun-and-sand seeking tourists. Because both spots are so popular for all-inclusive resorts, water activities, and Mexican vibes, trying to decide between the two can be a little tricky. Never fear. We broke down Puerto Vallarta and…