Suzanne Barbezat

Suzanne Barbezat

Suzanne has lived in Mexico since 1998 and is licensed as a tour guide by the Mexican Secretary of Tourism.

She has been a freelance writer and contributor to About.com and Tripsavvy since 2006.

Suzanne is the author of Frida Kahlo at Home, a book about the life and art of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. 

Experience

Suzanne Barbezat is a writer specializing in Mexico travel, culture, and food. She is based in Oaxaca, Mexico and has traveled extensively throughout the country. She has written about Mexico for About.com and Tripsavvy since July 2006, and her work has also been published on Afar.com, SpanglishBaby, and The Latin Kitchen, among others. Suzanne is also a licensed tour guide in Mexico, and she and her husband offer tourist excursions through their company Discover Oaxaca Tours.

Suzanne spends her free time discovering off the beaten path locales throughout Mexico with her Mexican husband and their two children. Whether exploring little-known archaeological sites, foraging for mushrooms high in the mountains, snorkeling along the coast, or attending fiestas in small towns, there’s nothing she enjoys more than getting to know the country better and sharing her love for it with others. 

Education

Suzanne holds a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and speaks Spanish fluently. 

Publications

She is the author of Frida Kahlo at Home, a book that explores the influence of Mexican culture and tradition, La Casa Azul, and other places Frida Kahlo called home, on her life and work.

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