The Maya of Yucatán, a Living Culture

When you think of the Maya people, you probably imagine the ones who built the pyramids that we admire...

Lebanese Restaurants in Mérida

Café Alameda If you are in Centro and you are craving Lebanese food, this is the place to go,...

Schedule a Visit to La Sala Art & Design Gallery

A space where you will be able to get up close to a variety of disciplines of contemporary art:...

Letter from the Editor: April 2017

“The soul is healed by being with children.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky I chose this lovely quotation about children for...

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CASA DEL MAYA BED & BREAKFAST Book directly through CasaDelMaya.com and save 5%.  Fresh, homemade breakfast each morning. Valid...
Who are the maya?
The Maya of Yucatán, a Living Culture
This month's 5 featured restaurants
Lebanese Restaurants in Mérida
Let's start with art
Schedule a Visit to La Sala Art & Design Gallery
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Editor: April 2017
Shopping
Promotions and Discounts
Who are the maya?

The Maya of Yucatán, a Living Culture

When you think of the Maya people, you probably imagine the ones who built the pyramids that we admire so much. We want you to know that the Maya are…

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Living in Yucatán

Pet Adoption of the Week

Rufo, Pet of the Week April 25, 2017: Rufo loves everyone! He is playful and affectionate. He is neutered and up to date on his shots. Rufo’s “family” abandoned him…

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This month's 5 featured restaurants

Lebanese Restaurants in Mérida

Café Alameda If you are in Centro and you are craving Lebanese food, this is the place to go, famous for its delicious “kibi” (keppe) and for its tabouleh. Make…

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Let's start with art

Schedule a Visit to La Sala Art & Design Gallery

A space where you will be able to get up close to a variety of disciplines of contemporary art: painting, sculpture, design, and installations, all of them created by Alfredo…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: April 2017

“The soul is healed by being with children.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky I chose this lovely quotation about children for my letter this month because April 30 is “Día del Niño”…

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Shopping

Promotions and Discounts

CASA DEL MAYA BED & BREAKFAST Book directly through CasaDelMaya.com and save 5%.  Fresh, homemade breakfast each morning. Valid through April 2017.  Mention Yucatan Today for offer.  One discount per…

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Traditions

El Hipil

Typical Garment Worn by Mestizas Influenced by the Spanish, the typical dress of Mestizas is the “terno”. It consists of three pieces: the “jubón”, which is a square lapel that…

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Colonial Cities

Oxkutzcab, Citrus Trees and History

Located in the southern part of the state, on the way to the Puuc Route, Oxkutzcab is a laid-back small city, with nice people – many of whom speak Maya…

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Eco Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Pink Flamingos and Sunsets in Río Lagartos and San Felipe

Mangroves, communities of the pinkest flamingos, an enormous number of birds (migratory and native), crocodiles, and much more await you at one of the most gorgeous natural reserves in Yucatán:…

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Uncategorized

Mexican Cultural Differences

Editor’s note: This compendium of observations from many winters of longer term cultural immersion in the Yucatán area was contributed by a reader. A Canadian living in Yucatán, México during…

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Travel in yucatan

Traveling with Kids

Children’s Day (Día del Niño) is celebrated in México each April 30. So for celebrating the youngest ones from home, here you will find some options to do during your…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Cantina Tour in Mérida

If you are looking for a relaxed ambience, typical Yucatecan food and snacks, and all kinds of drinks accompanied by live music, you will surely want to visit some of…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán April 2017

Monday Let’s start with a little adventure, explore the Calcehtok caves and the archaeological site of Oxkintok. Then cool off at Cenote San Ignacio and enjoy a delicious lunch at…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: April 2017

1. Celebrate the Holy Cross with processions and popular dances in Maxcanú, Sacalum or Chumayel, they take place on May 3rd. Download your free map of the Península de Yucatán….

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Traditions

Holy Week and Easter

Easter is one of the most important Christian holidays. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he was crucified. In México, where 90% of the population is Catholic, Easter…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: March 2017

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina Although the arrival of spring in Yucatán may not be as dramatic (or hoped for) as in…

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Who are the maya?

The Story Behind the Mayab Trekkers

“Trekker, who goes on the trails, on the old trails of the Mayab,” as the beautiful Yucatecan song says, with words by Antonio Médiz Bolio and music by Guty Cárdenas;…

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Let's start with art

Soho Galleries, For Delighting Your Senses With Art

“Art is the best language, a universal language that goes beyond any other,” says Adele Aguirre, owner of a unique art gallery in Mérida, Soho Galleries. If you are looking…

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Shopping

The Guayabera: Symbol of Elegance

With an unknown origin but with lots of history, the guayabera has long been an essential part of men’s wardrobes in the tropics, popular in Yucatán since the end of…

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