Hoctún and its Colorful Cemetery

Once again it’s that time of the year when it’s all about cemeteries, the dead, and the now famous...

Festival de las Ánimas in Yucatán

As in years past, Mérida shows off the traditions and culture of the Yucatecan people during the traditional “Festival...

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ARE YOU THINKING OF MOVING TO YUCATÁN? No matter the reason! At Mexstage we help you to have an...

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MEDIOMUNDO HOTEL, GIFT SHOP AND VEGAN CAFÉ 10% off cash purchases in the gift shop, except silver jewelry. Calle...

Letter From the Editor: October 2018

“…where the footprint of history, memories, love, and pain meet: that’s a cemetery.” -Mafer Cantillo The opening quote for...
Traditions, Travel in yucatan
Hoctún and its Colorful Cemetery
Culture, Traditions
Festival de las Ánimas in Yucatán
Traveling & Getting around
What's New?
Shopping
Promotions and Discounts
Letter from the Editor
Letter From the Editor: October 2018
Traditions, Travel in yucatan

Hoctún and its Colorful Cemetery

Once again it’s that time of the year when it’s all about cemeteries, the dead, and the now famous traditional Hanal Pixán celebrations in Yucatán. As a long time resident…

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Culture, Traditions

Festival de las Ánimas in Yucatán

As in years past, Mérida shows off the traditions and culture of the Yucatecan people during the traditional “Festival de las Ánimas” (Festival of Souls), dedicated to the memory of…

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Traveling & Getting around

What’s New?

ARE YOU THINKING OF MOVING TO YUCATÁN? No matter the reason! At Mexstage we help you to have an efficient, successful, and enjoyable relocation. Immigration and legal services, home search,…

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Shopping

Promotions and Discounts

MEDIOMUNDO HOTEL, GIFT SHOP AND VEGAN CAFÉ 10% off cash purchases in the gift shop, except silver jewelry. Calle 55 #533 x 64 y 66, Centro CRYPTORAMA ESCAPE ROOMS Can you…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: October 2018

“…where the footprint of history, memories, love, and pain meet: that’s a cemetery.” -Mafer Cantillo The opening quote for my letter this month comes from our Editorial Assistant, Mafer Cantillo,…

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Living in Yucatán

Pet Adoption of the Week

Every week Yucatan Today publishes a photo and story about a dog or cat available for adoption from Evolución Animal. Ponchito a clever and charismatic boy! October 9, 2018: Hola!…

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Colonial Cities

Acanceh, Meeting of Three Cultures

Yucatán’s magic lies in discovering and visiting little-known communities that guard ancient and current stories; as well as cultural, architectural, and gastronomic attractions. The town of Acanceh, located 28 km…

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Travel in yucatan

Getting Out of Town – A Maya Day Trip

While there is no shortage of fun to be had in Mérida, there is also no denying that the city is a fabulous base from which to arrange day trips….

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Food & Nightlife, Gastronomy

Maíz de lo Alto, a gastronomical, cultural and sensory experience

  …then the gods took the corn from above and formed man and woman and saw they had a soul… (fragment, Popol Vuh) Maíz de lo Alto is a gastronomical,…

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Face to Face

David Garret: “The Devil’s Violinist”

For David Garret fans, this year’s most anticipated moment has arrived: he is coming to the Coliseo Yucatán on October 31st as a part of his tour Explosive Live! David…

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Ecology, Travel in yucatan

A Taste of Honey and Coconut

There are flavors and aromas so delightful that they are capable of awakening our senses. Together they can create moments that amaze us and create happiness. These instants are forever…

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This month's 5 featured restaurants

Mérida’s Bakeries

In Yucatán the purchase of something sweet is synonymous with a reunion, a visit to Grandma, or spending the afternoon with friends. After a rainy day, or to enjoy at…

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Ecology, Traditions

Who can tell us how much it will rain?

During the planning of your visit to Yucatán, you probably researched the weather to prepare adequately for your trip, and you may have realized that you are arriving during the…

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Traditions

Autumn Equinox

On September 21st and March 21st you can witness the incredible accuracy of Maya astronomy as it was integrated into their architecture, and share a moment in time with the ancient…

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Top 10 Yucatán

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán – September 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: September 2018

Yucatecans celebrate Mexican independence (September 16) all month long. Admire the colors of the flag in bright lights along Paseo de Montejo and in the Centro Every Monday at 9…

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Colonial Cities

Monumento a la Patria

Inaugurated in April 1956 under the hand of Colombian sculptor Rómulo Rozo, the Monumento a la Patria has been part of this city for more than 60 years, and its…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: September 2018

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” – Various authors There’s a whole world out there of things you have never tried. And this month’s…

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Face to Face

Rosas & Xocolate: A Rose-Colored Diamond

Nine years have flown by since the day the magnificently restored rose-colored antique mansion on Paseo de Montejo opened its doors as Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel. Every detail of…

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