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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. Sweet as can be, very affectionate and playful! August 14,…

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Living in Yucatán

Play Like a Local

If you’re looking for a fun packed day for the kids, Mérida style, then let me recommend an itinerary that would fill my kids’ hearts with joy: After a leisurely…

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Living in Yucatán, Traveling & Getting around

Kid-Friendly Parks in Mérida

Hi, I’m Cassie and I’m lucky enough to live in Mérida. I’m originally from the UK but moved here, with my husband and two small kids in tow, in search…

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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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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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Living in Yucatán

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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Living in Yucatán

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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Living in Yucatán

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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