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It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions

Mérida Fest 2018

From January 4 to 21, enjoy the celebrations from Mérida Fest. The city of Mérida was founded on January 6, 1542, on the remains of the Maya city of Ichcaanziho…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Try Some Regional Liqueurs

In Yucatán there are several beverages with great tradition, delighting visitors and locals, whether for their ingredients (honey, flowers, corn), the recipe, the technique that is used for their preparation,…

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It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions

Happy Holidays!

As you can see by our cover photo, the intrepid Yucatán Today team came across a very special traveler in Progreso the other day! In case you are not so…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Fashion for the Whole Family: the Shoes of Ticul

“Such beautiful shoes you’re wearing! Where are they from?…Thanks, they’re from Ticul,” proudly answers a woman showing off a pair of modern, fashionable shoes manufactured in the Yucatecan shoe capital….

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Yucatecan Sauces, Add More Flavor to Your Food

If there is something that distinguishes Yucatecan cuisine, it is its great variety of dishes and its incomparable flavor. This is largely due to the ingredients used to prepare them…

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An Awaited Celebration: Hanal Pixán

Every year at the end of October and beginning of November, the souls of family members and friends who have already left this world have a date with their loved…

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Festival of the Souls 2017

For the second consecutive year the “Festival de las Ánimas” (festival of the souls) will take place, organized by the Ayuntamiento of Mérida. During the week of October 23 –…

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Blastbot, Technology from Yucatán to the World

Today we want to tell you about something that is also “Very Yucatecan,” and I’m sure you will be asking yourself: what can be more Yucatecan than “trova,” “panuchos,” or…

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Go Venados!

Soccer for almost every Mexican is more than a sport, it’s a passion. That’s why we want to tell you about the soccer team that represents Yucatán in the Mexican…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Yucatecan Filigree

In Yucatán, many women wear earrings and necklaces of finely crafted gold or silver threads in unique and spectacular pieces, known as filigree. Do you want to know the best…

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Munchies at the Beach

The combination of beach, sun, breezes, and seafood complement each other perfectly, triggering sweet or salty cravings. And even if you aren’t a dessert lover, we are sure that you…

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Summertime Fruits You’ll Crave

With the arrival of summer, there are more opportunities to enjoy something sweet, natural, delicious and healthy! There is an abundant variety of seasonal fruits that grow in the Yucatán…

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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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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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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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Learn how to “Speak Yucatecan”

Learn the basics to be able to understand and communicate in Yucatecan Spanish, including the most commonly used phrases like “¡vaya biem!” (have a nice day). It is said, with…

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It's very yucatecan, This month's 5 featured restaurants

The Best “Tortas de Lechón”

Easy to prepare but with amazing flavor, “tortas de lechón” are part of our region’s culinary richness. So, after tasting all the different gastronomic delights of our state, go ahead…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Yucatecan Artisan Beer: Cheers!

In recent years, more and more beverage producers in Yucatán have branched into artisan beer production, joining brands from Tijuana, Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, and México City. We are, of course, a…

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It's very yucatecan, Traditions

Festival of the Souls

The Ayuntamiento de Mérida works to make sure the city is a reference point for traditions and culture, and this year you will once again be able to enjoy the…

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¡Ya Huele a Pib!

One of the most waited traditions by the Yucatecans are the “pibes” (or “mucbilpollos”) that are prepared for Hanal Pixán (Day of the Death). This very special dish is only…

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