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A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán July 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: July 2018

“The past informs the present.” ― Fennel Hudson This simple quote about tradition speaks volumes. We are very fortunate to be situated in the heart of an ancient civilization whose culture is…

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Traveling & Getting around

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SINBAD TRAVEL Get to know www.sinbad.travel and increase reservations for accommodations 500%. Sinbad is an agency that manages and promotes properties for vacational rent and distributes them in more than 100 traveling…

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Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

Experience Darkness in Las Grutas de Calcehtok

About an hour outside of Mérida on the highway heading towards Campeche, rest the caves of Calcehtok, guarded by the descendants of their discoverer. Alejandro’s great-grandfather was the first person…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Live the Muchuyché Experience with Cenotes, Caverns, and a Gorgeous Hacienda

This ex-hacienda, located in Mucuyché (“tree of the turtledove”), south of the pueblo, used to farm henequén. The splendor of its partially restored buildings is still apparent. But the most…

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Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

Go off-road with Mayaland in Uxmal

Don Gama has always been an explorer. I know this, because he told me, and also because I can tell that he’s exploring now, as his hands grip the wheels…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: June 2018

  A haven for exotic migratory birds, Río Lagartos is an enormous bio-reserve where fresh water meets the sea. The view from the malecón reveals absolutely stunning turquoise waters in…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán June 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Destinations, Eco Destinations, Ecology, Traveling & Getting around

Flamingo Families

Tropically trending, pristinely pink, and curiously balanced, a large population of Caribbean Flamingos ranks high on a long list of “why visit Yucatán”. An extremely social bird, flamingos eat, rest,…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: June 2018

“A flock of flirting flamingos is pure, passionate, pink pandemonium.” Charley Harper   Did you know that the word “flamingo” comes from the Latin for “flame,” and a “flock” of…

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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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Shopping, Traveling & Getting around

Let’s Play House at Mint and Lime

When I was a little girl, I loved classic 90s movies about sleepovers in home decor stores. Stepping into Mint & Lime on Avenida García Lavín, that girlish fantasy took…

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Gastronomy, Top 10 Yucatán

Delicious Little Onions of Ixil

To the unknowing eye, they appear as simple, purple spring onions. Upon deeper observation, you’ll take note of peculiar details which make these onions unique. Smaller in size, with a…

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Archaeological Sites, Colonial Cities, Destinations

Tizimín: The Heartland of Yucatán

Depth of Field Neydi’s rich, dark hair rests on her earthy, embroidered blouse. A confident woman with fascinating things to say, Neydi Cardeña has been charged with running the region’s…

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Beaches, Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

The Wind-soaked Air of El Cuyo

The drive into El Cuyo ranks very high on my list of cinematic arrivals. Leaving from Tizimín, the two-lane highway cuts through immense cattle pastures. Solitary palmeras form sparse groups…

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Destinations, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

Let Your Inner “Indiana Jones” Free in San Manuel, Tizimín

Hike through the trails of the low forest, discover virgin cenotes and unique caves alongside a monkey or two, the occasional snake, and (if you’re lucky) wild felines. All this…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán May 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: May 2018

Labna Mango Bistro Cultural 1. Travel deeper to the Ruta Puuc, a route of three breathtaking archaeological sites with a distinctive architectural style unique to the region: Sayil, Kabah, and…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: May 2018

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope I chose this classic quote about making mistakes because we made a REALLY big one last month! The April 15…

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Archaeological Sites, Beaches, Colonial Cities, Destinations, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

In and Around Tizimín, Yucatán’s Heartland

Taste Tradition on the Corner of Colonial Tizimín Full of natural wonders, Tizimín still hasn’t felt the pressure of tourism, like many other smaller cities. That’s why you’ll find pure…

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