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FLASHLIGHT FIRE DANGER Report from a reader: “A PRETUL flashlight started a fire all by itself while left unattended...

House Museum Quinta Montes Molina

Yucatán has always been known for the famous “Green Gold” era, so-named for the henequén (sisal) that brought prosperity...

The “Balam:” A Legend Nearing Extinction

The sacred universe of the pre-Hispanic Maya was made up of a totality that included mankind, natural phenomena, heavenly...

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its...

Carnaval Mérida: The Fiesta that Unites us

This month of February marks an iconic annual event in our city: Carnaval de Mérida in the Plaza Carnaval...
Traveling & Getting around
What's New?
Culture, History
House Museum Quinta Montes Molina
Who are the maya?
The “Balam:” A Legend Nearing Extinction
Colonial Cities, Gastronomy
An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal
Traditions
Carnaval Mérida: The Fiesta that Unites us
Traveling & Getting around

What’s New?

FLASHLIGHT FIRE DANGER Report from a reader: “A PRETUL flashlight started a fire all by itself while left unattended inside a bag of clothes. It was purchased at Bodega grocery store…

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Culture, History

House Museum Quinta Montes Molina

Yucatán has always been known for the famous “Green Gold” era, so-named for the henequén (sisal) that brought prosperity to the state. One of the most important icons of this…

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Who are the maya?

The “Balam:” A Legend Nearing Extinction

The sacred universe of the pre-Hispanic Maya was made up of a totality that included mankind, natural phenomena, heavenly objects, and more. The animals were essential symbols, associated with vital…

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Living in Yucatán

Pet Adoption of the Week

Vaquita, Pet of the Week February 14, 2017: Vaquita is very brave and strong! She overcame ill health and now is one healthy and happy lady. She is very affectionate,…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Traditions

Carnaval Mérida: The Fiesta that Unites us

This month of February marks an iconic annual event in our city: Carnaval de Mérida in the Plaza Carnaval in Xmatkuil, and as always it promises to be filled with…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán January 2017

Monday Rent a car and take the highway to the magical town of Izamal. Walk through the convent and main streets. Go to the market and order the typical Monday…

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Living in Yucatán, Shopping

Markets – Farmer’s, Slow Food, Funky

Markets are something that everyone associates with México. In the past couple of years, several markets have been created and have become popular with many faithful followers. Here are a…

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This month's 5 featured restaurants

5 Burger Houses in Mérida

Bryan’s Burger Bar The quality from the Trotter’s group has always been reflected in every dish and every restaurant they have, and Bryan’s Burger Bar is no exception. Enjoy a…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: February 2017

1. Get to know Izamal in a very unique way with the show “Izamal, Ciudad Luz.” The starting point is the Parque de los Cañones, from Thursday to Saturday at…

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Culture, Living in Yucatán

Full Moon Jazz Festival

What better way to support education in Telchac Puerto than by listening to live jazz and dancing under the stars! Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 18th for the fabulous…

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Who are the maya?

What You Didn’t Know About “Chicle”

Most of us have tried all kinds of chewing gum, with a variety of flavors, colors and even different smells. But, did you know that “chicle” (gum) was born in…

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This month's 5 featured restaurants

5 Food Trucks in Mérida You Can’t Miss

All over the world a culinary trend is happening. It moves around and it’s always on the streets. Of course, we are talking about food trucks! And the Mérida food…

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Healthy body, healthy planet, Shopping

Ya’axtal Ecotienda

Ya’axtal Ecotienda goes beyond just offering products focused on good nutrition. Ya’axtal offers a natural, organic and wellness experience. In 2010 they opened their first eco-store, located on Prolongación Paseo…

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Colonial Cities

Valladolid like you Have ever Seen Before!

This colonial city it’s located in an strategic area, at only 2 hours from Mérida if offers a unique combination of architecture, gastronomy and popular festivities. Join us in this…

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Let's start with art

A unique Musical Experience at an Hacienda of Yucatán

Imagine the experience of internationally known musicians performing less than a meter away from you, in an intimate concert at a hacienda… only in Yucatán! Russia, Bulgaria, the USA, and…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: January 2017

“We take you by the hand to experience the essence of Yucatán.” – Yucatán Today It’s fiesta time at Yucatán Today! January is always a happy time for us, because…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Hacienda Petac Culinary Experience

“We knew we wanted our next trip to be a cooking trip, so Lynn got on it and came up with three options. We chose the Yucatán trip because it…

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History

29 Years Accompanying the Traveler

Since January 15, 1988, the first day Yucatán Today was published, it has filled us with pride to be the magazine described by our readers as the touristic “bible” of…

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Art

Mérida, Capital Americana de la Cultura 2017

Walking along the emblematic Paseo de Montejo, where the Monumento a la Patria is located, a Cultural Heritage Treasure of Mérida, you can observe the beautiful façades from the French…

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