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Pet Adoption of the Week

Mozart, Pet of the Week January 17, 2017: Mozart was one of a large litter of pups who were left outside Evolucion’s gates. All 9 of his siblings are now in…

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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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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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Touching Lives

Music can move hearts, lives and change futures. More than 16 thousand kids and young people have being benefited all over México thanks to the project Esperanza Azteca. Since 2012…

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The 8th Annual Mérida Showcase of Homes

We are happy to announce that the popular annual fundraiser for Fundación BAI will be held on November 13th, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 5 pm. This is a unique…

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Kate Miasik Hair Salon

Kate Miasik’s salon can be defined in two words: beauty and comfort. When you enter, you will find a functional yet inviting architectural space, designed by architect Henry Ponce; every…

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Parque de las Americas Yucatan Merida Parques
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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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7th Mérida Showcase of Homes


This popular annual fundraiser for Fundación BAI A.C. (Brazos Abiertos Yucatán), now in its 7th year, offers a unique opportunity to see behind the façades of seven beautiful architect-designed historical…

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Take Your Own Shopping Bag – Use Less Plastic

How often do we worry about the deterioration of the environment, the excessive use of energy, the mistreatment of animals, or the endless generation of waste which is neither re-used…

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Spa Yucatán Rosas Xocolate Salud
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Beauty from the Inside Out – Spas in Mérida

BOHO SPA, MÉRIDA Boho Spa is an urban oasis, surrounded by peaceful gardens. They offer massages, facials, body treatments, manicure, and pedicure in a harmonious space that goes beyond the…

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Montessori Lancaster Centro Educativo

What do the founders of Google, Wikipedia, Amazon, and The Sims have in common? In addition to being successful entrepreneurs  (Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Jeff Bezos, Jimmy Wales, and Will…

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Ecology, Gastronomy, Living in Yucatán

Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic Restaurants in Mérida

Avocado Vegetariano Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Delivery Tel: (999) 923 4040 Lateral Periférico, 100 meters from Harley Davidson. Pet Friendly 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Sunday Instagram: @avocadovegetariano…

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Habitec Eco Energy

Habitec is dedicated to providing the best solutions for your energy efficiency needs, offering the highest quality products designed to last 25+ years with the lowest environmental impact. They provide…

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Maya, Mayas, or Mayan? Clearing Up the Confusion

Many people misuse these three terms, assuming that “Maya” is a singular noun, “Mayas” a plural noun, and “Mayan” an adjective. We at Yucatan Today have been guilty of this…

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Santa Ana Neighborhood

The Santa Ana neighborhood, in the historic center of the city, includes the church, the park, and the market. It’s a very peaceful place to spend a pleasant moment. The…

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New Time Zone for Quintana Roo

On February 1st, 2015, the state of Quintana Roo changed its time zone from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time. This means that Cancun is now an hour ahead…

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Sports Activities

Many people like to escape from the frozen winter of their home towns in order to spend a much milder winter in Yucatán, and participate in various sports activities during…

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Face to Face

Yucatecans off to Patagonia

This qualifies as an adventure of a lifetime! Two Yucatecans left Mérida on Nov. 5 for a four-to-six-month motorcycle journey to the end of the world and back: the southern…

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Cherie’s Bird of the Month: Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra, X jeret (Maya) Over one billion birds migrate through, in, or overwinter in the Yucatán peninsula every year! More than 550 bird species can be found in the…

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Running a Business, Restoring a Hacienda, and Raising a Family in Mexico’s Yucatán State

Angela Damman is one of those people that can do it all. And in Telchac Pueblo, she has done just that. Four years ago, she and her husband Scott sold…

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