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...

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...

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CASA DEL MAYA BED & BREAKFAST Book directly through CasaDelMaya.com and save 5%.  Fresh, homemade breakfast each morning. Valid...

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MEXSTAGE RELOCATION SERVICES Welcome to Mexstage, the Yucatán Peninsula’s only complete relocation services for families, retirees and individuals seeking...

Mérida, Ciudad Blanca

Mérida, Ciudad Blanca, in 2017 is for the second time “Capital Americana de la Cultura.” This will allow you...
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Soho Galleries, For Delighting Your Senses With Art
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The Guayabera: Symbol of Elegance
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Promotions and Discounts
Traveling & Getting around
What's New?
Travel in yucatan, Traveling & Getting around
Mérida, Ciudad Blanca
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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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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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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Traveling & Getting around

What’s New?

MEXSTAGE RELOCATION SERVICES Welcome to Mexstage, the Yucatán Peninsula’s only complete relocation services for families, retirees and individuals seeking to live in the beautiful Yucatán. Immigration services, home search, school…

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Mérida, Ciudad Blanca

Mérida, Ciudad Blanca, in 2017 is for the second time “Capital Americana de la Cultura.” This will allow you to enjoy free cultural events all year long, in parks, theaters…

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Archaeological Sites, Maya Culture

Solar Splendor at Dzibilchaltún and Chichén Itzá

Every year in Yucatán, the god Kukulkán has a date on March 21 to show off his solar splendor and delight visitors with a unique astronomic show at to the…

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Colonial Cities

Hammock Fair in Tecoh

Can you imagine finding, in one single place, an enormous variety of hammocks in different colors and sizes? Yes, hammocks come in different sizes: single, double, and even family size,…

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It's very yucatecan

Catching the Breeze

In your walks around the neighborhoods of Mérida, you will have noticed that families are sitting in their chairs on the sidewalks enjoying the light breeze that cools the warm…

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This month's 5 featured restaurants

Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mérida

100% NATURAL The ample menu offers both vegetarian and vegan options. You will also be able to order organic items; just ask your waiter about availability. They serve all day,…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán March 2017

Monday Drive north along Prolongación Paseo de Montejo and visit Dzibilchaltún and the Museo del Pueblo Maya. Then head to Progreso and have some delicious seafood on the malecón (boardwalk)….

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Let's start with art

Visit the Artists in Their Home at Galería Nahualli

A different experience in Mérida: you can witness art the way the Vázquez Medina family lives it every day, united by sculpture and painting, together with photography and fashion design….

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It's very yucatecan

The Musical Sounds of Yucatán

And to the sounds of the tunkul they don’t tire of dancing…” (“El Tunkul”, Víctor M. Martínez & Carlos Marrufo) Since time immemorial, music has accompanied communities during the hunt,…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: February 2017

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius Our quote this month seems appropriate since it’s the month of “love and friendship;” but I chose it also because…

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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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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 February 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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