Suzanne Barbezat Follow Instagram Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin 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. PublicationsShe 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. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.