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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: February 2017

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius Our quote this month seems appropriate since it’s the month of “love and friendship;” but I chose it also because…

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Traveling & Getting around

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FLASHLIGHT FIRE DANGER Report from a reader: “A PRETUL flashlight started a fire all by itself while left unattended inside a bag of clothes. It was purchased at Bodega grocery store…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán January 2017

Monday Rent a car and take the highway to the magical town of Izamal. Walk through the convent and main streets. Go to the market and order the typical Monday…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: February 2017

1. Get to know Izamal in a very unique way with the show “Izamal, Ciudad Luz.” The starting point is the Parque de los Cañones, from Thursday to Saturday at…

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Healthy body, healthy planet, Shopping

Ya’axtal Ecotienda

Ya’axtal Ecotienda goes beyond just offering products focused on good nutrition. Ya’axtal offers a natural, organic and wellness experience. In 2010 they opened their first eco-store, located on Prolongación Paseo…

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Colonial Cities

Valladolid like you Have ever Seen Before!

This colonial city it’s located in an strategic area, at only 2 hours from Mérida if offers a unique combination of architecture, gastronomy and popular festivities. Join us in this…

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Letter from the Editor

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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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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