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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. Sandia – Evolucion’s May Calendar Girl May  22, 2018: Sandía…

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Face to Face, History

Lebanese in Yucatán, Cultural and Culinary Contributions

The great variety of dishes (like the always-refreshing tabouli, delicious kibis or mouth-watering kafta) alongside cultural traditions, daily hard work, and discipline for sVer entradaaving are some of the most…

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Art, Face to Face, Let's start with art

Urban Art: Colors Take Over the Streets with Datoer

Walking along the street, the walls detain you: it’s not a photograph (even if it looks like it), it’s a mural with a face painted with such detail that you…

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Face to Face, Moving in

La Calle: Spanish Classes

To converse, interact, and speak the Spanish that you hear in the street is the primary objective of the Spanish school called La Calle (formerly called “Calle 55”). The school’s…

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Eco Destinations, Ecology, Living in Yucatán

By Night in Yucatán, Night Skygazing and New Moonmusing

Last year, I wanted to capture the galaxy for my birthday. On the first minute of my 27th at midnight, sleepy Oscar drove me to the Puuc in the darkness of…

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Destinations, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Animaya: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

The open gates of Animaya invite me in like a city park (free-of-charge), leading me directly to the monumental stela. Inscriptions formed in the style of ancient Maya hieroglyphs maze…

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Living in Yucatán, Moving in

CEM: Focus on Health

We are taught to think of hospitals as big places with myriad wings, departments, and people buzzing everywhere. If it’s bigger, it must have more technology, so therefore it must…

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Moving in

9th Full Moon Jazz Festival 2018

Full Moon Jazz, the signature event for Telchac Education, is right around the corner! Saturday, March 3 is the date for the ninth year of this popular annual jazz festival….

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History, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions, Transportation, Travel in yucatan

Volkswagen: A Living Cultural Memory

Classic Volkswagens of every color line the streets of modern Mérida, products that for locals are just as much Mexican as they are German. My friend Juanita tells a story…

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Living in Yucatán, Traditions

Carnaval de Mérida 2018

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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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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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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Living in Yucatán

Parque de las Américas

Parque de las Américas, possibly the most beautiful park in Mérida, is located on Avenida Colón, only 10 minutes from the Fiesta Americana and Hyatt hotels. It occupies four complete…

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Living in Yucatán

Passion for Baseball

In Yucatán, baseball is played and enjoyed with gusto. Attending a baseball game and watching the Leones de Yucatán, the local team, in the renowned Kukulcán Álamo stadium is lots…

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Living in Yucatán, Shopping

Markets – Farmer’s, Slow Food, Funky

Markets are something that everyone associates with México. In the past couple of years, several markets have been created and have become popular with many faithful followers. Here are a…

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Culture, Living in Yucatán

Full Moon Jazz Festival

What better way to support education in Telchac Puerto than by listening to live jazz and dancing under the stars! Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 18th for the fabulous…

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Living in Yucatán

Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in Yucatán

If you are thinking of celebrating Thanksgiving Day somewhere other than at home, or you are visiting Yucatán, we have some options for a delicious dinner. Thanksgiving south of Mérida…

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Living in Yucatán

Feria Yucatán Xmatkuil 2016

Yucatán will again be the host of one of the most important annual fairs in southern México, known as “Feria de Todos” (everyone’s fair). It’s 100% family-oriented and suitable for…

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