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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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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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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan

A Colorful Party for the Souls

In Yucatán, the traditional festivity for the Day of the Dead is Hanal Pixan (food of the souls), celebrated by all Yucatecans. In the towns and cities it is celebrated…

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It's very yucatecan, Traditions

Traditional Sweets

Delight yourself with the Traditional Sweets from Yucatán When you eat in Yucatán, there is a very important moment that requires making a choice with your eyes…and of course with…

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It's very yucatecan, Traditions

Fiestas in Yucatán: Los Gremios

When you come to México, you immediately notice its cultural richness, whether in the streets, in the markets, or in the people themselves. Fiestas seem to be happening all the…

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Chill Out in a Hammock

Made from cotton, nylon or sisal, brightly colored or in muted tones, individual or big enough for a family to share: either way, stretching out in a comfortable, cool, enveloping…

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Culture, It's very yucatecan

Let the Orchestra Play!

Everything you didn’t know about Orchestras in Yucatán “To sing to my land, the land of trova musicians, you have to carry the perfume of its flowers in your soul,”…

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History of the Republic of Yucatán

Did you know that the Yucatán Peninsula separated from the Mexican territory and declared itself a Republic? This didn’t happen once, but twice! Read on to learn more about this…

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Musical Encounter in Santiago

Life is a dance… with a variety of rhythms to enjoy, from the “cumbia” to shake things up a little, to a smooth “bolero” to dance with your partner. That…

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Koreans in Yucatán

Yucatán, similar to many other parts of México, has received people from many countries, creating a rich melting pot in which immigrants have maintained customs, adopted new traditions, and generated…

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Chaya maya nutritivo
Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Delicious, Healthy Chaya

A native plant of southeastern México and Central America, chaya is a wild plant that grows just as easily in the patios of many homes. From Pre-Hispanic times, the Maya…

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