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Letter from the Editor: January 2017

“We take you by the hand to experience the essence of Yucatán.” – Yucatán Today It’s fiesta time at Yucatán Today! January is always a happy time for us, because…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Hacienda Petac Culinary Experience

“We knew we wanted our next trip to be a cooking trip, so Lynn got on it and came up with three options. We chose the Yucatán trip because it…

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Traveling & Getting around

What’s New?

HOTEL DEL PEREGRINO Hotel Del Peregrino is not only beautiful…the breakfast is excellent too! With free Netflix in each room. Just steps from city attractions. Tel. (999) 924 3007. Email:…

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Top 10 Mérida

Top 10 Mérida This Month: January 2017

1. Visit the brand new Montejo Food Park, located on Prolongación Paseo de Montejo only half a block from “Glorieta de la Paz,” where you can find an amazing variety…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: January 2017

1. On your next visit to Valladolid, drop in to the local mercado and have lunch at El Amigo Casiano, it’s delicious! 2. You can’t leave your visit to Hacienda…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: December 2016

“The Christmas gifts are under the palm tree this year!” – Yucatán Today If you are reading this article in our print magazine, chances are you are here in Yucatán….

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Colonial Cities

Celebration of the Christ Child in Espita

One of the most important festivities in Espita, municipality located in the east of Yucatán (165 km from Mérida, 2 hours approximately), is the celebration honoring the Baby Jesus, Espita’s…

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Travel in yucatan

Where can my parents take me during the Holidays?

Mérida Centro and Surrounding Areas Story hour at MEL Each Saturday at 9:30 am, they could take me to the children’s story hour at the Mérida English Library. Calle 53…

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Top 10 Mérida

Top 10 Mérida This Month: December 2016

1. Two days to enjoy a night visit of one of the most beautiful mansions on Paseo de Montejo: Quinta Montes Molina will open on December 19 and 26 from…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: December 2016

1. What about having a day in the country, delicious food, cenotes and more? Head to Cenote San Ignacio, only 20 minutes from Mérida. 2. One of the places that…

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Travel in yucatan

The Sweetest Fair!

Oxkutzcab, also known as the “state’s orchard,” is a city located in the south part of Yucatán. It offers one of the most interesting annual fairs in our state. There’s…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: November 2016

“The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety”. Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847 In his short life, German composer Felix Mendelssohn not only produced a vast musical legacy, but as grandson…

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Haciendas

Hacienda Santa Cruz

With construction dating from the 17th century, it has evolved through time from a Franciscan monastery to a henequén hacienda in the 19th century; finally becoming a gorgeous hotel today…

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Top 10 Mérida

Top 10 Mérida This Month: November 2016

1. Go see the creation process of the delicious Ceiba beer, take your friends and visit their plant and learn all about it. 2. Enjoy original regional gastronomy at Hacienda…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: November 2016

1. Take a drive to Lepán, walk through an abandoned and “haunted” hacienda, and then swim in the fresh waters of cenote Ch’a Chaac. 2. What about riding a zip…

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Traveling & Getting around

Caves and Mystery

For those who love adrenaline and going underground, the Calcehtok caves are a perfect destination for discovering an underworld full of history and mysteries. The Maya used to live in…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: October 2016

“Now it smells like pib!” – spoken by Yucatecans Our quotation this month is the phrase you will hear on the streets and in the homes of Yucatecans around the…

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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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Top 10 Mérida

Top 10 Mérida This Month: October 2016

1. Check out the new exhibition of La Quinta Montes Molina: the glamour of the 30’s to 50’s. 2. Check out the portfolio of Galería Boutique Colores 33, more than…

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