pocketbook size --- easy to carry
96 jampacked pages
no advertising
written by a longtime resident of Oaxaca
clearly organized -- easy to use


Reviews of 70-plus restaurants --- more
than any other guidebook

Food glossary --- to
help you understand menus

Information on museums:
their fees, hours,
and collections

My favorite places to shop for crafts, rugs, jewelry,  clothing, mezcal...
A list of the city's
many art galleries

5 full-page maps
clearly showing the location of all sites

Suggestions for
cooking lessons,
Spanish classes,
biking, gyms, free cultural activities and volunteer opportunities

Calendar of holidays and festivals

And just in case: emergency
information, government offices, etc.