Traditional Crafts Of Guyana

Within South America there are many types of regional crafts. I discovered a site that focuses specifically on the Amerindian crafts of Guyana which includes products made from clay, leather, wood and straw. There's...

Learning traditional Mexican Gancho Embroidery from the Istmo of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico and trying...

All over the markets in Oaxaca and beyond you’ll see clothing (typically traditional Mexican Huipils) decorated with giant flower embroidery. The region this stitched style originates from is The Istmo of Tehuantepec in the...

Visiting Central America’s biggest Craft Market, Chicicastenango in Guatemala

Earlier this year a teenage dream came of Craft and Travel's Editor-in-Chief of visiting Guatemala came true. The colours, patterns textiles and fashion have always had immense appeal so when she visited, she HAD to...

7 things you need to know before you visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo...

I'm writing this blogpost  from my sickbed, apt considering it's about Frida Kahlo’s house, Casa Azul aka the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the very place in which she was born, died and...

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